Mike Gjere of Lanesboro ran on dirt trails riddled with obstacles like tree roots, mud bogs and ice cold water.
It's hard to see beautiful trees dying that have been somewhere for as long as one can remember. When this happens, one good way to prepare for removing those dying trees is to plant new ones to eventually take their place.
“We have one Army man from the Korean War who is listed as KIA-BNR, or ‘killed in action, body not recovered’,” said Tom French, a veteran of the United States Navy from 1964 to 1991.
Spring Grove Public School has many artists within its walls and their talent is showcased in artwork that is displayed throughout the school, including the student art gallery that displays the most outstanding pieces.
The Spring Valley Area Food Shelf is moving to a new home and the board is asking for the community’s help.
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.
It didn’t take long for the Chatfield Gophers to score against neighboring Kingsland, 1:44, as they went on to a 48-0 win over the Knights.
“Byron was a really good meet for us as a team,” said coach Mollie McMahon. “Nearly everyone’s time was faster than last week and several times were all-time personal records for the athletes. A few notable ones were Andrea Mettler (17:59), Audrey Farlinger (21:50) and James Hayes-Hall (25:50).”
Darold “Buck” D. Ranzenberger, 78, of Dorchester, died peacefully from complications of pneumonia, surrounded by his family, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Veteran’s Memorial Hospital, Waukon.
Marie Holmen, 95, of rural Lanesboro, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 9, 2014, at Gundersen Harmony Care Center.
It’s always interesting which columns generate conversation, at least conversation that makes it back to my ears. The feedback from last week’s column on the responsibility of the press was surprising.
Fall is definitely in the air this week and someone reminded me the important thing about that is it reminds us “you know what” will be here soon. It seems a good time to plan ahead for a productive winter, not waiting until we are wondering what to do next.
I’ve been in frequent conversations with our Minnesota Newspaper Association attorney over the past few months. He’s a nice guy and I always enjoy talking to him, but the multiple conversations aren’t social calls; they have been necessary due to the passion of our contributors to our opinion page.
“We decided to have a kids’ event so that there is a way for every family member to participate. The bus will take the run/hike participants out to the Ninebark Trailhead — after gathering at Groen Park in Chatfield at 9 a.m. — and the kids’ run will start soon after that, around 9:15,” explained Bluff Country Hiking Club (BCHC) member Jenny Bradt.
A meeting will be held at Good Earth Village outside of Spring Valley Wednesday, Sept. 24, on how area communities can prepare and respond to the potential impact of Destination Medical Center.
The Spring Valley Area Community Foundation is holding a beer and brat gathering for alumni of Spring Valley, Wykoff and Kingsland schools.