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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:20 AM
The Peterson City Council went through a brief agenda on Wednesday, July 13, but much of the meeting was spent discussing the fallout of a letter that was sent by the non-profit organization Friends of Peterson to a food vendor wishing to be part of the community’s annual Gammel Dag festivities.
  • 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.
  • The Peterson City Council went through a brief agenda on Wednesday, July 13, but much of the meeting was spent discussing the fallout of a letter that was sent by the non-profit organization Friends of Peterson to a food vendor wishing to be part of the community’s annual Gammel Dag festivities.
  • Monday’s (July 18) Rushford-Peterson School Board meeting began with comments from Pat Regan, a representative with Ready Bus Line Co. out of La Crescent. Regan addressed the bus transportation bids that the School Board would be voting on that evening.
  • Rushford’s Mill Street/Highway 43 used to be a lot greener. Trees used to line each side of the street from the Creekside Bridge all the way down to the south bridge near Brown’s Tire and Battery. 
  • Curt Luhmann of Rushford won his fourth Mod Lites feature of the season during the regular Saturday night racing card at Decorah, Iowa. 
  • Wild parsnip invades southeastern Minnesota
    There’s an invader stalking the roadsides, ditches, pastures and field edges of Houston and Fillmore counties. For the unwary who come into contact with it, painful burns and blisters are likely. 
  • RASA brings radio to the stage
    The Rushford Area Society of the Arts (RASA) had its work cut out for them with this summer’s production. 
  • I like to think I'm pretty handy with my hands. I spent a decade in the building trades, where I worked as a painter, drywall taper and as a carpenter. During those 10 years I was involved in the construction of more than a dozen new homes, several new commercial buildings, numerous house additions and many remodeling and restoration projects. 

  • The Rushford-Peterson Schools held a pre-bid meeting with contractors and sub-contractors on Thursday, Sept. 10.  Dean Beeninga (Architect – ATS&R) and Tim Robertson (ICS – Owner’s Rep.) met and went over the construction details with area contractors and sub-contractors for the new EC-12 school building. 



  • On Sunday, June 28, the Rushford Municipal Airport will be a flurry of activity, as the third annual southeast Minnesota Jumps for Hope skydiving event will take place. More than three-dozen persons have signed up to jump out of a plane at over 10,000 feet for a breath-taking tandem skydiving experience. The first jumps will take place around 8:30 a.m. and continue throughout the day.

  • The Commission on Judicial Selection is recommending three candidates — including Fillmore County Attorney Brett A. Corson and Scott K. Springer, who serves as attorney for several cities in Fillmore County — to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District. 

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