Bluff Country Reader

09/18/2018 - 2:22pm
A new conservation planning initiative of the Root River Soil and Water Conservation District covers the entire Root River watershed with two priority areas — Torkelson Creek watershed in Fillmore County and Money Creek watershed in Houston and...

News Leader

Members of the Fillmore County Eagles Special Olympics dance with Elvis tribute artist Brad Boice during a Special Olympics fundraiser. COURTESY OF BRAD BOICE
09/18/2018 - 2:27pm
Ever meet an Eagle with an outlet? That’s something so, so Special. “It’s exciting, just giving them an outlet to exercise and play sports, and seeing their faces during competitions. It gives them more confidence and affirms that they can do it,”...

Spring Grove Herald

09/19/2018 - 11:25am
Temperatures in the upper 80s that felt like near 90, didn’t deter the Spring Grove High School Band from putting on an excellent show as they marched the King Apple parade at Applefest in La Crescent on Sunday.  They placed second in Class C with...

Spring Valley Tribune

The First State Bank Minnesota staff at the Spring Valley branch gather in the lobby. In front, are Ann Keim, left, and Steve Hadoff. In back, from left, are Dawn Merkel, Juanita Gilbert, Renae Lange, Jan Hammon and Judy Shorter. AXEL GUMBEL/MOWER COUNTY INDEPENDENT
09/18/2018 - 3:15pm
First State Bank Minnesota’s looking spiffy at 125.  “Celebrating our 125th anniversary gives us an opportunity to thank our customers for their loyalty.  We will be celebrating with an appreciation dinner on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Five Wynds...

Tri-County Record

09/21/2018 - 9:23am
The Rushford-Peterson Schools will celebrate Homecoming 2018 the week of Sept. 24-29, 2018. This year’s theme is “Roll out the Red Carpet.” There will be a coronation ceremony on Monday, Sept. 24 at 2:45 p.m. in the Auditorium. The Homecoming K-12...


09/21/2018 - 9:34am
The Rushford-Peterson football team claimed its third-straight win last Friday night, defeating district-opponent Fillmore Central by a score of 42-20. Despite the 22-point margin, Trojans coach Davin Thompson said the victory was not an easy one. “...