The Kingsland community facility committee toured the halls and innards of Kingsland Middle School last Tuesday, Aug. 19, for an up-close inspection and inhalation of the building.
Many years ago, in the halls of Preston-Fountain High School, a drama teacher saw potential in one of his students and convinced him to participate in the school play.
The Harmony Area Community Foundation has funded over $47,000 in community projects since it was started in the fall of 2012. Included in those grants are projects within the community and local school district.
School starts next week. For many kids, "back to school" can easily be a dreaded phrase because, well, they don't have as much time to spend playing. Now they have to dig into books and "unexciting" schoolwork.
A group of Spring Valley’s Kiwanians attended the organization’s district convention with one member bringing back a regional award.
For the Rev. Deanna Woodward “it’s like coming back” as she joins the pastoral team at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley, and the Maple Leaf Parish, which includes the Cherry Grove and Fountain churches.
The Chatfield Gophers opened the 2014 football season with a 46-0 win over Fillmore Central, forcing six turnovers along the way, recovering three fumbles and picking off three Fillmore Central passes.
Dallas Davidson was a repeat winner in the Ag Days 6k held Saturday with 87 runners registered.
With the Canton Men's Softball League championship already in the bag, Larson Well Drilling ended the regular season in dramatic fashion with Matt Erickson's walk-off home run.
Wayne Phillip Iverson, 84, of Rochester, died peacefully of natural causes on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at his home.
Lavona Jones, 100, of Ostrander, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at the Ostrander Care and Rehab.
It’s unlikely that Ferguson, Mo., has a Shop With a Cop program. It’s not that this program alone would have prevented the violence that recently marred the community after the shooting of a black teen by a white police officer, but the absence of a program like this is revealing.
When I was a kid and growing up in a small town, hearing the fire sirens blaring was a big deal. That was before modern gadgets such as smart phones and pagers, so the siren was the only way to alert the volunteer firemen they needed to get to the fire department shed as soon as possible.
Ebola is a scary virus disease that prompts fear in people across the globe.
As the summer months wind down and school is around the corner, the Root River Trail System prepares for one more big event for the summer going into fall, Taste of the Trail.
The Patriot Tour — a nationwide motorcycle tour to honor America’s armed forces by carrying a flag throughout the United States — will be coming to Spring Valley with a stop at Kwik Trip Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 10 to about 10:30 or 11 a.m.