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  • Girls take all six sets against Houston, L/P
    The Spring Grove volleyball team is coming off a busy week with two weeknight wins over Houston and Lyle/Pacelli before going 3-2 at the Waukon Tournament on Saturday.
  • This past week saw the Rushford-Peterson ladies (9-7, 2-2 TRC) losing to Plainview-Elgin-Millville at home before taking to the road where they saw a victory at Southland before dropping three of four matches in the Wabasha-Kellogg Tourney.
  • Lanesboro suffers second state-ranked setback in football
    The Lanesboro football team faced a tough test at state-ranked No. 2 Spring Grove for the Lions homecoming game. The Burros came in after a dominant performance against Mabel-Canton, winning 44-14 the previous week, but LHS couldn’t sustain that momentum as they lost in Spring Grove 49-8. 
  • Kathleen “Kitty” Lee
    Kathleen “Kitty” M. Lee, 81, of Rushford died Sept. 12, 2016 at Sauer Nursing Home in Winona surrounded by family and friends.  
  • Marlene Anderson, 81, of Chatfield
    Marlene LaVonne Anderson, 81, of Chatfield, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.
  • Maurine Frydenlund, 89, of Spring Grove
    Maurine Valfred Frydenlund, 89, of Spring Grove passed away Sept. 12, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Franciscan Skemp Healthcare, in La Crosse, Wis.
  • “What we tried to do is pull apart and clarify the loan modification portion and the forbearance portion,” said Rushford City Administrator Tony Chladek at the Rushford Economic Development Authority (EDA) meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Rushford City Hall.
  • For Erik Sessions and Sara Peterson, who raise vegetables at Patchwork Green Farm near Decorah, their pack house and root cellar are key pieces of their farm infrastructure. The pack house is where harvested produce is staged, sorted, washed and packed before heading to market, while the root cellar lets them store and sell certain crops for an extended time.
  • The Spring Valley City Council spent much of its Sept. 12 meeting reviewing the preliminary budget for 2017 as the levy must be set by the end of the month. Once it is set the amount cannot be increased but it can decrease when the council sets the budget in December.
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