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  • Celebrate Age Walk raise funds for Good Shepherd
    For the last three years, Good Shepherd staff has hosted the “Celebrate Age” walk, a fundraiser for Good Shepherd Lutheran Services. This year, rather than hosting the event in May, as has been done in the past, the walk happened last Saturday.
  • Heritage Center finishing garden and bronze sculpture

    The Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove continues to expand and improve. Most recently, and noticeably, the Heritage Center has been working on the exterior of the building and property. This summer they have created a special, picturesque garden including a water feature, decorative custom-created iron panels, a walkway and a soon-to-be-completed garden gate entrance.

  • Italian foreign exchange student excited for American school experience

    For high school students, one of the most exciting things to experience is the chance to study abroad in a whole new country and be immersed in something very different to their usual norm. If not personally experiencing that themselves, the next best thing is getting to know someone who is a foreign exchange student.

  • New vet at SV Veterinary Clinic has always loved pets

    “I worked in Rochester at Cascade Animal Hospital for over 10 years and was looking for something closer to home, because I commute from LeRoy, and I saw there was an open position here and it had potential.  I look forward to being able to have more time and interaction with my clients because this is not as fast-paced, it’s closer to home, and it gives me more balance between home and work,” explained Richardson, who is now part of the veterinary team at Spring Valley Veterinary Clinic.

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  • Superlark special teams decide state-ranked showdown, 20-18

    Ranked No. 1 in state 9-man football, defending state champion Grand Meadow eked out a 20-18 home win over fourth-ranked Spring Grove last Friday.

  • Burros take second at Crazy Buffalo

    Pine Creek Golf Course was the site of last Thursday's La Crescent Invitational cross-country meet. Also known as the Crazy Buffalo Invite, the event drew athletes from 10 girls programs and 11 boys teams. Temperatures were in the low 80s, with a light southwest breeze.

  • Bance finishes second, Gomez-Ruiz fifth at Hayfield

    The Chatfield Gophers boys only had five runners in the varsity meet at Hayfield last week and finished fifth (119 points) out of nine teams, but individually, Christian Bance was second in the 5,000-meter race with a time of 18:01.9. 

  • 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.

  • Each time I go for a walk, I see something I’ve never seen before. A backyard is an exotic realm.

  • I just returned home from spending several days in South Dakota with my brother and his family. When they had returned from their family vacation last year, having visited the southwestern part of that state, I mentioned I had never been that far west nor had I had the opportunity to visit Mount Rushmore, see the Badlands or any other destination between here and there.

  • Habitat for Humanity Winona – Fillmore Counties will host its annual golf fundraiser on Monday, Sept. 22, at Cedar Valley Golf Course in Winona. Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to purchase materials to help complete the 2014 Thrivent Builds Habitat home currently under construction on Sarnia Street in Winona.

  • Minnesota state park and trail visitors will soon be seeing red and orange and yellow and countless other shades of autumn as the leaves and prairies grasses put on their annual show.

  • Residents of Spring Valley and area communities are invited to partake in the Community Growth and Future Planning Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Spring Valley Community Center and sponsored by the Spring Valley Economic Development Authority (EDA).

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