In county government, most public hearings are lightly attended at best. But in spite of a weekday venue and a 10 a.m. start time, that wasn't the case last week in Caledonia.
The Mabel-Canton School Board accepted a large donation from the Mabel Business Association, approved a revised budget for the current year and discussed the creation of a School Board Finance Committee at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
On May 16, Chris Skogen will be at the starting line of the Almanzo 100 in downtown Spring Valley, just as he has been for the past several years.
Rushford native Ernie Tuff has been dubbed the “World’s Fastest Man.” He’s not a runner, he’s not even a racer, he modifies cars and engines to make some of the fastest cars in the world, and he has done this for over 50 years.
The Spring Grove City Council took a stand on frac sand mining during its Feb. 17 meeting.
For many years, bullying has been a source of conversation and advocacy for school students and adults. Sadly, most every school has bullies and many times young people don’t know how to react to someone hurting another person.
“The unknown is always scary, but we always know that we were never alone,” said Chatfield Fire Department Safety Officer Dan Jaquith.
The Fillmore Central girls basketball team lost a pair of Three Rivers Conference games to Cotter and Caledonia, each by one point: 51-50 to the Ramblers and 49-48 to the Warriors.
The Kingsland Knights boys basketball team had very little trouble against the Lanesboro Burros, winning 86-56 in the first round of the 1A East Sub-section Tournament.
Lauren Manley “Mr. A.” Applen, 88, of Harmony, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at the Gundersen Harmony Care Center.
Glenice Ruth Grooters, 90, a longtime Greenleafton resident, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at the Spring Valley Care Center surrounded by her family.
Ethel Jeanette Morrison, 93, of Spring Grove, died on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, from complications of bronchitis.
Vina Lund, an Ostrander resident who just celebrated her 105th birthday, was asked by a reporter during her birthday party to confirm a story her son told about her dancing with the notorious outlaw, Babyface Nelson, at the Sheep Shed in Wykoff.
Friends from Minnesota, Keith and Carol, arrived here in Thailand last week for a two-week visit. We’ve had a lot of fun showing them some of the places and things we enjoy. We also are learning ourselves in the process: it is a great experience to see a place with which we are fairly familiar through new eyes.
The butterfly effect — the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil setting off a tornado in Texas — is a term used in chaos theory to describe how tiny variations can have a significant impact on giant, complex systems, such as weather patterns.
The dueling piano team of Evan and Wiz will be making a return to the Mabel Community Center on Saturday, March 14, to raise much needed funds for the Mabel-Canton School District.
Houston, Minn. is about to become owl city, as the International Owl Center plans for their grand opening during the annual Festival of Owls on March 6-8.
Fishing is a popular activity in Minnesota — the land of 10,000 lakes and the state that borders the mighty Mississippi. It is a sport that those brave enough to weather the frigid temperatures can enjoy all year round — though the techniques may differ when one must drill holes in the ice-covered water to access the fish below.