Area pet owners seek out qualified veterinarians who are ready and willing to do whatever they can to offer high quality care for their pets. Those animals can be a member of the family or a valuable companion. They are special and many animal owners want to make sure they are treated well and carefully.
The Spring Valley Kiwanis Club celebrated 75 years of service to the community and children of the world during an annual charter dinner meeting Wednesday at the Root River Country Club.
“My first Relay I participated in was the 2009 Relay (For Life) in Decorah with my husband’s family because my mother-in-law was just diagnosed with esophageal cancer,” explained Kirchner. “We didn’t walk any years after, and last winter, Deb and I were talking at the gym and she mentioned that she had been asked if she would like to help organize the walk here in Chatfield. She asked if we would help, and of course we — my husband and I — said yes.”
Amidst the flurry of excitement wrought by implementing the arts campus in Lanesboro and the celebrations thereof, much of the focus for staff of Lanesboro Arts turned to local activities. Included in those celebrations was the introduction of a new logo and rebranding the Lanesboro Arts Center to Lanesboro Arts. It was a move designed to emphasize a broader scope of arts in Lanesboro to the region and nationally.
Americans love driving. Every day millions of people get in their cars to go to work, to drive to a mall or to a movie or to take a scenic tour of the countryside. Others utilize buses or some other mode of public transportation. Americans easily consume gallons and gallons of gas on a daily basis.
“You don’t have to figure out where the attorney is, it’s where it’s always been,” Jennifer Gumbel quipped.
It was No. 5 state-ranked Chatfield hosting No. 2 Caledonia, with the Warriors coming out on top, 30-25 as the lead went back and forth Friday night at Chatfield.
Last Friday, the Mabel-Canton Cougars spoiled LeRoy-Ostrander's homecoming with an impressive 47-24 gridiron performance. An equally impressive number of Cougar fans made the trip on a windy, warm night, where they found the stands filled with red-clad Cardinal fans.
Mabel-Canton was ranked sixth in the state last week, as the Cougars hosted Southeast Conference (SEC) opponents Spring Grove Lions and Grand Meadow Super Larks.
Kay Ellen Sherwood, 56, died peacefully early Wednesday morning, Sept. 24, 2014, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester after a short battle with stage four, small cell lung cancer.
Carolyn Tienter, age 85, of Preston, died Thursday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2014, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.
Marcia Udenberg, 53, of Stewartville, died peacefully at Rochester Methodist Hospital on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, surrounded by family, following a lengthy illness with ovarian cancer.
Once again, many of our athletic teams are having outstanding years. Although it is too early to determine if any of them will make a run to the state tournament, several programs are creating a lot of excitement in the communities throughout our area.
Minnesota drivers face a one-in-88 chance of hitting a deer on the state’s highways this year, according to a report by State Farm.
Minnesota routinely leads the nation in voter turnout for elections. That has given the state an image of an engaged, politically aware population.
“I’m going to be speaking on ‘South Forestville: The Lost Village’,” related area historian and former Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) Historic Forestville site supervisor and living history interpreter John Grabko. He will speak during Fillmore County History Center’s (FCHC) annual meeting, on Saturday, Oct. 18, about the boom and bust years that built the village of Forestville and reduced it to the six buildings that MHS now incorporates to show the daily lives of pioneers at the turn of the 20th century.
The Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its fifth annual business expo Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Kingsland High School with booths set up in the Kingsland Café and gym.
As an older adult, regular physical activity is one of the most important things one can do to improve health. It can lower one’s risk for many health problems that may come with getting older.