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The girls and boys golf teams from Fillmore Central have both qualified to compete in the
state golf tournament next week. The teams each secured the Section 1A title on Tuesday,
May 26, on the second round of section play. In front, from left, are Madison Scheevel, Laura
Donney, Grace Miller, Katie Tammel, Cailey Rindels and Libby Onsager. In back are Connor
Morem, Alex Lange, Jordan Miller, Delten Sauer, Matson Kiehne and Carter Nevalainen. BILL BENTSON/NEWS LEADER
The girls and boys golf teams from Fillmore Central have both qualified to compete in the state golf tournament next week. The teams each secured the Section 1A title on Tuesday, May 26, on the second round of section play. In front, from left, are Madison Scheevel, Laura Donney, Grace Miller, Katie Tammel, Cailey Rindels and Libby Onsager. In back are Connor Morem, Alex Lange, Jordan Miller, Delten Sauer, Matson Kiehne and Carter Nevalainen. BILL BENTSON/NEWS LEADER
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 8:19 AM
“State-gate”…not an investigation….but a celebration.  Both Fillmore Central golf teams are off to the Class A state golf tournament after winning Section 1A crowns last week.  The state meet will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, June  9 and 10, at Pebble Creek, Becker, Minn.
  • “Fillmore County is our nice quiet patch,” said R. Ross Reichard, M.D., from the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner Office.

     
  • Everybody loves rhubarb!

    Rhubarb can be made into a lot of things — some of which one might never have even thought of before. Lanesboro has definitely taken the ideas to the next level, which many will witness on Saturday, June 6.

     
  • Retiring Fillmore Central teacher has  fond memories of education experiences

    For Cheryl Schumacher, life has been full of kids and she has loved every minute of it. Ever since she was a youth, she loved taking care of kids, teaching choirs and Sunday school. That's where she thinks her dream of becoming a teacher began, however, others would disagree.

     
  • A small piece of Harmony  can be found at French Open

    SmartPack Automatic Trash Compactors, manufactured by Harmony Enterprises Inc., are being used at the French Open for the second year in a row. The French Open (also known as Roland Garros) is a major tennis tournament held at the Stade Roland Garros from May 19 through June 7, in Paris, France. 

     
  • Harmony is one of 26 communities to have been awarded a grant from ACT on Alzheimer’s as it enters the final phase of a community engagement process to create and foster a dementia-friendly environment for everyone touched by the disease. 

     
  • Lori Bakke introduced the community of Lanesboro to Grandma's Garden and, for 14 years, she provided the town with a floral and gift shop that many community members remember with fondness. It has been seven years since that business closed, but the building now has a new purpose.

     
  • The Fillmore Central School Board met for its regular meeting on Thursday, May 28, contemplating the technology budget for the 2015-2016 school year. Neil Lundgren and Aaron Janssen were both present to update the board on a number of projects the technology department hoped to work on during the summer months.

     
  • Dean of Students Chris Mensink presented his report on the last month of the school year to the Fillmore Central School Board on Thursday, May 28, during its regular meeting.

     
  • Falcon golf teams head to state; girls dominate with 93-stroke win at Section 1A tournament
    “State-gate”…not an investigation….but a celebration.  Both Fillmore Central golf teams are off to the Class A state golf tournament after winning Section 1A crowns last week.  The state meet will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, June  9 and 10, at Pebble Creek, Becker, Minn. 
  • Many questions and concerns previously expressed by area Catholics about parish changes – as suggested in the “Vision 2016 Pastoral Plan” for the Diocese of Winona (DOW) – were raised again at an area meeting held Tuesday, May 26.

     
  • Spring Grove School Board member  to run for Minnesota House in District 28B

    Thomas Trehus, Spring Grove School Board member and fifth generation Houston County resident, announced he will run for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 28B.

     
  • The Fillmore County commissioners heard several reports throughout their board meeting on Tuesday, May 26. First, they received a biannual report from Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT) risk management consultant Robert Goede before moving on to reports from several county departments. 

     
  • Yost J. Hershberger, 23, of Decorah, died Thursday afternoon after becoming trapped between a logging trailer and a large truck in rural Mabel.

     
  • 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.

     
  • The Shooting Stars Relay for Life Team will be hosting a four-person, best-shot golf tournament and fundraiser on Saturday at the Preston Golf Course. In addition, the event will include a silent auction and meal, which are open to the general public.

     
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