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Lt. Gov. Tina Smith listened while Ray Ricketts, far right, of Trout Unlimited, explained some of the facets of the stream habitat improvement project on Trout Run Creek near Troy. Shown from left, are Smith, State Sen. Matt Schmidt of Red Wing, Jim Clark of Trout Unlimited, Trout Unlimited executive director John Lenczewski and Ricketts. CHARLIE WARNER/CHATFIELD NEWS
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith listened while Ray Ricketts, far right, of Trout Unlimited, explained some of the facets of the stream habitat improvement project on Trout Run Creek near Troy. Shown from left, are Smith, State Sen. Matt Schmidt of Red Wing, Jim Clark of Trout Unlimited, Trout Unlimited executive director John Lenczewski and Ricketts. CHARLIE WARNER/CHATFIELD NEWS
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 8:20 AM

The parking lot at Dogpatch, located between Chatfield and Rushford in the small community of Troy, was filled with pickups, SUVs and other “official looking” vehicles Friday afternoon. A large contingency of government officials, including Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, had converged on the quiet rural setting to get a closer look at state dollars in action.

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    The parking lot at Dogpatch, located between Chatfield and Rushford in the small community of Troy, was filled with pickups, SUVs and other “official looking” vehicles Friday afternoon. A large contingency of government officials, including Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, had converged on the quiet rural setting to get a closer look at state dollars in action.

     
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  • Spring Valley man turns hobby into growing business

    “For 33 years I’ve fished the streams and rivers in southeast Minnesota.  I’m an avid fisherman.  Working in the restaurant business we just didn’t have any time to enjoy it, so when we sold I was looking for different opportunities to be in business for myself,” Spring Valley resident Jim Wernimont said of his new business venture, Limit Creek Fishing Rod Company.

     
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    The 1902 Milwaukee Elevator looms over the Preston Trailhead, reminding residents and tourists of days gone by when the railroad provided the primary method of transportation. Now in the hands of the Preston Historical Society, it is one of the iconic historical sights within the community.

     
  • Miss A offers ‘hilariously dangerous’ relationship advice for Valentine’s Day

    A Valentine’s performance will provide some advice on dating and love, but most of all, it will provide plenty of laughs as “Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage” hits the stage in Spring Valley Feb. 12 through 14.

     
  • Chatfield Public Library participating in ‘heart-bombing’ event for 100th birthday

    “We’re inviting people to bomb the library with love…we have a bunch of hearts and tools here for people to use to decorate the hearts, and they’ll be put in the windows when they’re done,” stated Chatfield Public Library director Monica Erickson.

     
  • Local woman hopes to keep conversation rolling on expanding Spring Valley trails

    “We love trails and just being active. We like that Spring Valley has the eight miles of trails within the city, but we thought wouldn’t it be great if Spring Valley could be connected to something else?”

     
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