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  • Mill Creek gets upgrade to aid trout

    “The habitat…the new crib walls will help the fish to stay, and they’re efficient to put in,” said Dennis Barth, of Barth Construction, participating in a conversation alongside the banks of the north end of Mill Creek on farmer Allen Sprau’s land, site of a stream restoration project being completed through a cooperative effort of the Hiawatha chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  

  • Veterans engage in difficult talk  about losses, effects of Vietnam War

    “It went from six to 11 veterans.  Three of the six up here I knew, and I buried two of them.  Three, I didn’t know, but I’ve been to the gravesites of the ones I know of.  I’ve been in tons of Fillmore County cemeteries, looking for names.  I take it a day at a time,” said rural Spring Valley resident Marv Grabau, his voice wavering.  

  • Twins reign over Lanesboro homecoming
    Twins often share special moments and a unique connection others may never understand. However, when fraternal twins Nathan and Rachel Eversole were chosen as homecoming candidates, they each understood the honor and the anticipation connected to those nominations. When the two were crowned as king and queen, a unique bond was created and it became a rare occurrence when siblings served in that role.

  • Wykoff native comes home for veterans memorial groundbreaking celebration

    Wykoff native Chief Warrant Officer 5 Terry Rollie was the featured speaker as the Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park Committee held a groundbreaking for the memorial park during last weekend’s Fall Fest.

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  • Ruth Link, 84, of Wykoff

    Ruth E. Link, 84, of Wykoff, a 24-year survivor of breast cancer, died of heart failure Sunday morning, Oct. 4, 2015, at the Ostrander Care and Rehab.

  • Eleanor Parker, 91, of Spring Valley

    Eleanor Parker, 91, of Spring Valley, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, at Spring Valley Senior Living.

  • Randy Hatleli, 54, of Rushford
    Randy Dean Hatleli, also known as Bearhunter, 54, of Rushford, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford following a several-month battle with plasmablastic lymphoma. 
  • ‘Nightmare’ returns to Fountain

    The time is nearly ripe for the re-emergence of Fountain’s “Nightmare on First Street: Field of Screams and Haunted Barn.” For the fifth year, this spooky non-profit fundraiser is set to chill and thrill patrons. 

  • There will be a meeting for anyone interested in participating with ideas for the repurposing of the Peterson Middle School on Monday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. in the middle school lunch room. 

  • The trail crosses through woods as well as prairie, and the fall colors are beautiful in both.  On sunny days with a blue sky above, it is easy to love living in Minnesota,” said Bluff Country Hiking Club (BCHC) member Jennifer Bradt, anticipating the final hike of the year on the BCHC-maintained Lost Creek Hiking Trail, slated for Saturday, Oct. 31.

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