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Coach Max Dungal gives Ted Biddles a pep talk in one of the scenes from the feature film “Rise of the Sea Urchins.”  SUBMITTED PHOTO
Coach Max Dungal gives Ted Biddles a pep talk in one of the scenes from the feature film “Rise of the Sea Urchins.” SUBMITTED PHOTO
Friday, May 22, 2015 11:36 AM
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.
  • 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.  
  • Hesper Friends discontinues services;  church has strong roots in community

    When the Religious Society of Friends held its last meeting in Hesper, Iowa, last December, it marked the end of an era. Also known as Quakers, the Friends have deep roots in Hesper.



     
  • Local Bluegrass Band to perform at SEMBA Bluegrass Festival

    With the summer approaching and beautiful weather for being outside already here, festivals, celebrations and parties are popping up everywhere.

     
  • ‘The fiddlers’ are returning to Lanesboro

    For one weekend every year, since 1999, Lanesboro has become the Midwest’s epicenter of old time fiddle music.

     
  • Lt. Gov. Tina Smith gets early jump on trout opener

    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.

     
  • Henrytown Lutheran Church destroyed by fire

    Members of Henrytown Lutheran Church and residents of the surrounding community made pilgrimages throughout the day on Thursday to the site of the country church, lost to an early morning fire.



     
  • Out for trout: Fishing season opens April 18

    The soft “plink” of a tiny spinner hitting the water or the settling of a dry fly as it descends like thistledown both mark an important date for many Minnesotans – the opening of trout season.



     
  • 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.

     
  • New history center exhibit  honors small town grocer

    A new exhibit at the Fillmore County History Center honors the small town business owner for the kindness and service he provided for his customers and neighbors in Fountain.

     
  • As one of the original European pioneers of Spring Grove, the name of Ingebrigt Solandsen Morken now adorns the wall of the “Hall of Giants” at Giants of the Earth Heritage Center.

     
  • Former Preston resident to audition for The Voice
    One of the most anticipated television shows of the new year may be the return of The Voice on Monday evenings on NBC. When the four chairs turn for a talented musician, that singer’s dreams are close to becoming a reality. 
  • Preston elevator going to the birds

    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?”

     
Plastic Bag Ban

Nearly 200 cities in the United States ban the use of plastic bags. Do you think your city should do the same?



 

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