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Danielle Kramer, MaKayla Pederson, Liz Hisey and Katie Meeker are part of a group of travelers who are serving on a non-school mission trip in Mailisita, Tanzania, with Chatfield High School teacher Adam Archer. 
 
GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS Danielle Kramer, MaKayla Pederson, Liz Hisey and Katie Meeker are part of a group of travelers who are serving on a non-school mission trip in Mailisita, Tanzania, with Chatfield High School teacher Adam Archer.   
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:15 AM
Chatfield residents building school room, experiencing safari
  • Chatfield resident, horse changing from trail to street to lead Western Days parade
    Renee Campion and her horse, Kate, will be switching from the trail to Chatfield’s Main Street on Saturday, Aug. 13, for the annual Western Days grand parade.
  • Group returning from Tanzania this week
    Chatfield residents building school room, experiencing safari
  • About 100 people from Rochester and surrounding communities convened in Spring Valley recently for a quarterly meeting of Journey to Growth.
  • Harmony farmstead to be honored as century farm at this year’s state fair
    When Byron and Rilla Johnson purchased a 120-acre farmstead in Harmony Township from John Sullivan a century ago, they probably had no idea their granddaughter and great-grandson would be working the land and using the buildings 100 years later. But that’s just what happened.
  • Good home sought for ‘Branding Iron cat’
    If you’ve visited the Branding Iron restaurant in Preston in the past few months, chances are you may have received a warm-hearted greeting. Yes, even above and beyond the friends you were meeting for a meal.
  • Harmony youth looking for one more state fair trip with rabbits
    After being part of the 4-H experience for the past 13 years, Megan Hendrickson is hoping for another trip to the Minnesota State Fair and a grand championship with her rabbit project. 
  • The Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo (RAD Zoo) is bringing its exciting mix of education and entertainment to the Mabel Public Library at Mabel City Park, also known as the city’s tank park!
  • 4-H member ready to saddle up for Fillmore County Fair
    Cloverleaf Heather Apenhorst’s back in the saddle again.
  • County Fair brings out fashion for Spring Valley 4-H member

    It’s fair to say that Annika Reiland’s one well-dressed Cloverleaf, and so will be her Christmas tree.

    The Bloomfield Cloverleaves 4-Her, daughter of Matt and Sarah Reiland of rural Spring Valley, has a wide variety of entries ready for the Fillmore County Fair July 18 to 24.

  • Semcac celebrates its 50th anniversary
    On July 12, Semcac (South East Minnesota Citizens Action Council) celebrated 50 years of service to southeast Minnesota with an open house anniversary at its location in Rushford.
  • Chatfield boy taking new  perspective to county fair
    4-H has given Nate Goldsmith new perspective.  

    “I made this painting in art class…it’s a perspective drawing, and I did several others.  This one has acrylic paint used on it.  The hardest part of doing two buildings is the side perspective is way off the picture,” noted Root River Rabbit 4-H member Goldsmith, who is excited to have his painting of two high-rise buildings entered as one of the 4-H projects he’s taking to the Fillmore County Fair next week. 

  • If all goes as planned, a new daycare/learning center will be opening for business in Mabel before the end of the year. Emily Schroeder, who created Kids Corner in Caledonia, said last week that everything is in motion to begin construction of the new 3,000-square-foot building in August.

     
  • Earlier this year, two separate lawsuits were filed against the Rushford-Peterson School District. 

    One focused on a land easement dispute (the Glen & Denise Palecek lawsuit) and the other challenged a referendum vote for the new school that passed in Nov. 4, 2014. That lawsuit was filed by the Rushford-Peterson Responsible Citizens, Inc.

  • Lanesboro Arts explores tiny house movement
    “I’ve found I’m living with such abundance, because of this relatively small change,” said tattoo artist Molly Lyn Randall of Winona. She has been living in a tiny house she built with her partner since October of last year. 
  • Lessons from Dr. Seuss coming to Lanesboro stage
    Lanesboro Community Theater has been in rehearsals for “Seussical,” a whimsical musical that has become one of the most performed plays in America. 
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