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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.

  • Fillmore Central team part of fastest  growing high school sport in Minnesota

    Fillmore Central students have joined the ranks of 8,600 fellow trap shooting team members in the state of Minnesota. In its first year, the local trap shooting team is part of the fastest growing sport in the state. While football continues to be the most popular high school sport, trap shooting has knocked out baseball, basketball and track to secure the spot as the state’s second most popular prep pastime.

  • Kingsland senior already  has her college diploma

    Josie Hinze has already graduated from college, yet she’ll have to wait another week to get her high school diploma.

  • Spring Grove quilter finishes pieces started years ago by her mother

    Up, down. Up, down. Deftly and precisely goes Bernice Glasrud’s needle through the fabric. She has made this motion over and over and over again as she carefully and caringly hand-stitches quilts. Glasrud has been sewing since she was 8 years old; she is now 90 and shows no sign of slowing down or stopping the hand-stitching that fills her days with pleasure.

  • Local woman putting the  pizzazz back in ancient art

    Paige Brevick is recoloring the world ancient. It’s something she really, really digs.    

  • Lawmen rewarding kids for playing it safe

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for…citations???

  • Kingsland sixth graders experience  day at the track to run, jump, throw

    Sixth graders at Kingsland Middle School got a taste of several events at the annual GMLOKS Track and Field Day, held Friday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grand Meadow.

  • 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.  
  • Lanesboro Ambulance members awarded with stork pin for participation in on-the-road delivery
    Four members of the Lanesboro Ambulance service were honored on Monday, April 27, for their assistance in the on-the-road delivery of little Skylah McQuay two months ago. 
  • Wykoff Veteran Memorial sees  damp days, but progress continues

    Members of the Wykoff Veterans Memorial Committee dodged raindrops last Tuesday, May 5, as they were able to walk the future memorial site to see the proposed layout, which was staked out and created by Norbert Skaran.

  • Doctor taking new challenge  after 23 years in community
    Dr. Steve Harder just might need that kayak and snorkel…someday. 
  • Local man competes against world's best in  Boston, recalls day of bombings two years ago

    Growing up in Caledonia, Minn., Dane Wolf never dreamed of running a marathon. But the 32-year-old Boston resident has now completed three of those grueling events, and recently finished near the front in the grandaddy of them all.

  • Lanesboro FFA student elected to state office

    Lanesboro was well represented at the Minnesota State FFA Convention on Monday, April 27. While five seniors received their State FFA Degree, one other senior, Travis Troendle, was elected to state FFA officer team, serving as treasurer for the next year.

  • 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.

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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