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Buster Johnson wheels some of the food shelf inventory during the moving process. Behind him is Matt Kirkpatrick. At the side are Mary Grems and Benjamin Wessel. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Buster Johnson wheels some of the food shelf inventory during the moving process. Behind him is Matt Kirkpatrick. At the side are Mary Grems and Benjamin Wessel. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:28 AM

The Spring Valley Area Food Shelf has a new home.

  • Historic home in Chatfield to hold open house

    Ann Elliott and her daughter Lillie invite you to take in a piece of Chatfield’s history. They’re opening up their home, the Ann Elliott George Haven House for public inspection this Sunday afternoon.

     
  • Pam’s Corner and Convenience  receives new look, new branding

    On May 2, 2005, Pam Brand took over ownership of The Corner Convenience Store, which was a locally owned business for 25 years. The store was then dubbed “Pam’s Corner” by Brand, who had been employed at the store for 22 years before taking over ownership. At the same time, Brand reestablished the station as a Clark station. Now 10 years later, Pam’s Corner is making another big change as they are switching from Clark to Gulf Oil, a corporation with over 3,300 locations in 31 states and the Caribbean.



     
  • Spring Groves ‘Big Losers’ are happy with title

    Usually, when people think of losing, it has negative connotations. However, to participants in the Spring Grove Fitness Center’s Big Loser Contest, being a loser means they succeeded.

     
  • SV native continues literary success with new book

    Spring Valley native Mark Reps recently celebrated the release of his fifth book, “Native Bones,” which is part of his “Zeb Hanks: Small Town Sheriff; Big Time Trouble” series.

     
  • Four Daughters unveils barrel room to public

    “The vineyard is in its sixth season, and this was originally a soybean field and cornfield,” related Patrick Sween, giving a tour of the Four Daughters vineyard to visitors this past Saturday, April 25 as Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery hosted the grand opening of its barrel room.

     
  • Beautiful weather graced the 28th annual Chatfield Trout Classic

    Warm, sunny weather ushered in the 28th annual Chatfield Trout Classic and the opening of the 2015 trout season on Saturday.  This event is sponsored by the Chatfield Fire Department and has been held continuously, in conjunction with a pancake breakfast, since 1987.  

     
  • Trout Day event celebrates 15  years of enjoying fishing, nature

    Spring Valley resident Jim Wernimont, owner of Limit Creek Fishing Rod Company, is preparing to celebrate the 15th annual Trout Day on Saturday, May 2.

     
  • Wykoff Memorial Park moves  into the design and planning stage

    The Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park Committee has plenty to think about after members viewed the miniature model of the proposed park and spoke with Jeff Anderson of Anderson Memorials during their April 14 meeting.

     
  • Author of book set in Harmony visits local library Saturday

    As the weather warms and people are out and about enjoying it, sometimes a tremendous pleasure is found in picking up a book, lying out in the sun and reading. It's even better when it can be done for the benefit of the community.

     
  • Learning about the people who first lived in Minnesota

    How did Minnesota receive its name? Was it from the settlers or did it come from the people that originally inhabited this land?

     
  • Spring Valley will have new  Casey’s by summer’s end

    As spring weather brings in warmer weather, the season of construction begins.  Notably, in Spring Valley is the new activity just off of Highway 63 between the former Alco building and America’s Best Value Inn and Suites, which will be the home of a new Casey’s General Store by summer’s end.

     
  • Chatfield students shine at State Science and Engineering Fair

    Chatfield students did more than fair…they bronzed, ribboned and medallioned their hypotheses.

     
  • Foundation banquet speaker will touch  on how a small community shapes lives

    Kingsland 2004 graduate Chris Erichsen will talk about “Finding and fueling passion: How a small community shapes lives” when he addresses people attending the Spring Valley Area Community Foundation (SVACF) annual banquet Saturday, April 18, in the new event center at Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery.

     
  • Dairy princesses crowned, dairy producers  honored during annual banquet in Preston

    The Fillmore County American Dairy Association (ADA) and the Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) held their annual banquet Thursday, March 19, at the Branding Iron in Preston.  Highlights from the event included the crowning of the 2015 Fillmore County dairy princesses and awarding honors for dairy production and the announcement of the host for Dairy Night on the Farm.

     
  • Preston man continues to eye cross-country car trip after medical delay

    A Triumph sports car.

    That’s the dream car Erik Paulson of Preston would like to have, ideally driving it to the California coast to see the Pacific Ocean.

     
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