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  • Spring Grove man shares  honor flight experiences

    Monday was Memorial Day; a day when communities in the United States gather to honor and remember those veterans who served and gave their lives for our country.

  • Survivor of dangerous January crash receives Saved by the Belt award

    The morning of Friday, Jan. 9, may have started like any other day for Cherry Grove resident Brittany Erding, but it certainly didn't end that way.

  • CHS students compete in state trapshooting competition

    “We have a wide range of experience, from those that have not shot trap before to others who have competed in an adult league. We have 21 student athletes,” said Chatfield High School trap team coach Mike Lisowski, leading the first-ever Chatfield trap team in Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) competition for the past two months.   

  • Screenplay for feature film ‘Rise of the  Sea Urchins’ created by local residents
    Two persons with ties to the Rushford-Peterson area are about to see a dream come true. Leslie Nelson, who served as the pastor of the Root River Community Church in Rushford for seven years, and Daniel Ostrem, a 2007 graduate of Rushford-Peterson High School, co-wrote a screenplay for a feature film that will be airing in movie theaters in southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa in June.
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  • Fillmore Central team part of fastest  growing high school sport in Minnesota

    Fillmore Central students have joined the ranks of 8,600 fellow trap shooting team members in the state of Minnesota. In its first year, the local trap shooting team is part of the fastest growing sport in the state. While football continues to be the most popular high school sport, trap shooting has knocked out baseball, basketball and track to secure the spot as the state’s second most popular prep pastime.

  • Kingsland senior already  has her college diploma

    Josie Hinze has already graduated from college, yet she’ll have to wait another week to get her high school diploma.

  • Spring Grove quilter finishes pieces started years ago by her mother

    Up, down. Up, down. Deftly and precisely goes Bernice Glasrud’s needle through the fabric. She has made this motion over and over and over again as she carefully and caringly hand-stitches quilts. Glasrud has been sewing since she was 8 years old; she is now 90 and shows no sign of slowing down or stopping the hand-stitching that fills her days with pleasure.

  • Surging Falcons advance to Section 1A Tournament

     The #5 seeded Fillmore Central/Lanesboro Falcon baseball team beat top-seeded Chatfield, 4-2 to advance to the finals of the sub-section, then lost to Lewiston-Altura, 4-2, in the championship game, and came back to beat Chatfield again, 3-0. The second win over the Gophers gave the Falcons  second place, and a ticket to the Section 1A Tournament.  That’s the secret in “turning a five into a two.” 

  • GMLOKS girls, boys take second at sub-section track meet

    The GMLOKS girls and boys track teams placed second in the Section 2 Sub-section track meet held at Grand Meadow last week.

  • Lady Gophers in sub-section championship game

    The #1 seeded Chatfield softball team (18-4) downed Goodhue in a 1A East semi-final game, 10-1, Wednesday,  and moved into the championship game against Wabasha-Kellogg (14-7). That game was played Friday afternoon in Peterson after this issue of The Chatfield News went to press. W-K, seeded #3, upset #2 Fillmore Central/Lanesboro, 4-1, to also make it into the championship game.

  • During a conversation with a local woman who is interested in getting young people to vote and become more involved in the political process, a comment she made stunned me for a moment. She said that the parents of young people today have never seen effective government in action.

  • Memorial Day is a recent, fond memory as June begins. Summer is here… and the first weekend of June kicks it off in style with many events.

  • This past Friday, May 15, I celebrated an auspicious anniversary. It was exactly one year since I had been laid off my job. I had been serving as the marketing specialist for a manufacturing company. It was a good gig. I did product photography, product writing, helped design and layout on-line and print advertising and monitored the company's website.

  • The Shooting Stars Relay for Life Team will be hosting a four-person, best-shot golf tournament and fundraiser on Saturday at the Preston Golf Course. In addition, the event will include a silent auction and meal, which are open to the general public.

  • Martial arts tournament  set for Saturday in Wykoff

    Yennie Martial Arts (YMA) is bringing something new to the Wykoff/Spring Valley area as it prepares to host a tournament at the Kingsland Intermediate School in Wykoff on Saturday, May 30, from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • A spring Garden Fair to benefit homeless youth and LINK will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, at the History Center of Olmsted County in Rochester.

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