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Buffalo Bill is a frequent visitor to the Lanesboro Buffalo Bill Days
parade. This year’s parade will be held on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 2,
at 1:30 p.m. NEWS LEADER FILE PHOTO
Buffalo Bill is a frequent visitor to the Lanesboro Buffalo Bill Days parade. This year’s parade will be held on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 2, at 1:30 p.m. NEWS LEADER FILE PHOTO
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 8:04 AM

It's that time of year again for Buffalo Bill to come to Lanesboro for the town's annual celebration. This year's Buffalo Bill Days lands a week after the county fair on Friday, July 31, and continues with lots of activities through Sunday, Aug. 2.



  • Sisters open bike themed shop in Lanesboro

    In the past few months, Lanesboro saw a tremendous influx of new businesses popping up in town. One of those businesses was Back Pedal, owned by Spring Valley and Lanesboro resident Sarah Kohn and her sister, Peggy Toft.

     
  • Descendent of local Civil War soldier  to share ‘letters home’ at area libraries

    In August, Civil War historian and author Nick Adams will be traveling to the Spring Valley, Harmony and Preston libraries, speaking about this monumental part of America's history. Included in his presentation is his own great-great-grandfather's role as a part of the Second Minnesota Regiment and Adams’ book compiling letters left from the war.

     
  • ID it and avoid it!

    Growing up, most kids in the past learned to “avoid leaves of three” in the outdoors, to spare them the weeping skin rashes of poison ivy and similar plants.

     
  • The Preston City Council made quick work of its agenda during its morning meeting on Monday, July 20. Public Works director Jim Bakken discussed his recommendations for this year’s sidewalk replacements. 
  • The Lanesboro School Board met on Thursday, July 16, discussing prices of food and drink for the upcoming school year.

     
  • Buffalo Bill Days promises a  multitude of events for all ages

    It's that time of year again for Buffalo Bill to come to Lanesboro for the town's annual celebration. This year's Buffalo Bill Days lands a week after the county fair on Friday, July 31, and continues with lots of activities through Sunday, Aug. 2.



     
  • The 2015 Fillmore County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Forestry Field Day is set for Wednesday, July 29, at Chatfield’s Fish & Game Club. 

     
  • Magical nanny inspires  Lanesboro theater group

    The Lanesboro Community Theater will present the magical family musical, “Mary Poppins.” Under the direction of Tom Barnes and musical direction of Beth Hennessy, the large cast features Bebe Keith as Mary Poppins, Randy Wilson as Bert, and Robin Krom and Julie, Isabelle and Daniel Ekstrom as the Banks family.



     
  • Fillmore County inmates plant seeds of growth
    It might come as a surprise to see a garden patch outside the Fillmore County Jail in Preston. 
  • Fillmore County commissioners hear  from community corrections manager
    Fillmore County’s commissioners heard a request from Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted (DFO) Community Corrections program manager Alex Bunger during their regular meeting Tuesday, July 14, for a proclamation to be made declaring July 12 through July 18 as Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week. 
  • Music brings moments of joy

    Music can impact a person’s life more than just a melody on the radio or a CD. It can brighten the day of a person and flood them with memories of their past life.

     
  • Harmony 4-H member’s  experiences shaped his youth
    Being a member of a local 4-H club can offer a multitude of opportunities for education, activities and leadership. While preparing projects for fair is a big part of the experience, the possibilities go far beyond that aspect. Austen Whitacre of Harmony has participated in the local county fair for 11 years and is about to graduate from the program.  
  • Young M-C netters compete in New Orleans
    At the end of June, two volleyball teams made up of Mabel-Canton students competed in a national tournament through Junior Olympics. 
  • Curt Marx of Davy Engineering updated the Mabel City Council on the progress being made on the water and sewer improvement project during the council’s meeting on Wednesday, July 8. 
  • New owners settling in at Lanesboro bed and breakfast
     For 15 years, Lanesboro’s Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast was owned and operated by Dave and Nancy Huisenga. However, within the past few weeks, ownership changed hands to the newly arrived couple, Mark and Elaine Edwards. 
Fair Season

It is officially fair season! Have you been to a county fair yet this year?



 

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