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  • Chatfield students learning  importance of community service

    “I went to the Dorothy Day House in October, and that was a good situation…I realized that homelessness can happen to anyone. I think I had a stereotype about it, but that definitely changed…they’re just regular people,” related Gracie Grant, a member of Chatfield High School’s Student Service Club.

  • Endowment fund focus of Friends of Forestville meeting

    When Friends of Forestville gathered at the Gateway for their annual Christmas dinner party, they were celebrating more than just another year of successfully supporting Historic Forestville site.  Everyone was interested to see just how the endowment fund was progressing.

  • Lanesboro Historical Museum awarded  $10,000 grant to catalogue collections

    The Minnesota Historical Society recently awarded the Lanesboro Historical Museum a $10,000 grant to catalogue the inventory of the museum's main floor. With an outdated database and limited accessibility for locating a particular piece of history, this grant will allow the local museum volunteers to improve its system of organization and record keeping.

  • Violet Erickson, 88, of Harmony

    Violet Erickson, 88, of Harmony, died Wednesday evening, Dec. 17, 2014, at the Harmony Healthcare Center in Harmony.

  • Irene Jacobson, 95, of Wykoff

    Irene B. Jacobson, 95, of Wykoff, died Thursday morning, Dec. 18, 2014, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

  • Mildred Corson, 91, mother of Wykoff man

    Mildred “Millie” Lillian Corson, 91, of Preston, died on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at the Grand Meadow Care Center.                                                                                       

  • The increasing gap between the “haves” and “have-nots” has been a national, even global, concern over the past several years. Minnesota school administrators, particularly those in Greater Minnesota, have started to raise concern about a similar gap in one particular area — deferred maintenance funding for schools.

  • Each and every day the world opens up far beyond our local horizons. Usually for me it occurs when I’m on the computer, checking Facebook, emails and articles that come my way.

  • Confusion has reigned in Spring Valley since the local solid waste service recently changed its schedule. Some residents have had their garbage totes out the wrong days and their recycling totes out the wrong weeks for the every-other-week recycling service.

Food Waste

The average household in Minnesota throws away $96 worth of food annually. How do you compare?


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