A small group of Harmony-area residents meets throughout the year to fight hunger in Fillmore County. For the past five years, the group has planned a fundraising soup lunch as part of the Empty Bowls Project, a charity that helps fight hunger by donating funds to local food shelves.
“The historic building maintains the character of the old hotel from a bygone era. The quality and comfort of the bed itself was equal to those we have enjoyed in Marriott properties.”
The Harmony City Council heard from members of a committee working to establish a community garden in Harmony during its regular council meeting last Tuesday evening.
Incumbent District 28B Rep. Greg Davids of Preston is being challenged by political newcomer Jon Pieper, a business owner in Lanesboro.
Two candidates are seeking to fill the position of Fillmore County sheriff, which is open due to the retirement of Daryl Jensen.
Incumbent Fillmore County Recorder David Kiehne is facing a challenge from Mark Weidemann of Mabel.
Harry Root and Fred Scheevel are seeking the seat of Third District Fillmore County Commissioner Chuck Amunrud, who stepped down from office earlier this year.
“I was out walking through that part of town a couple weeks ago, and I found a stamped spoon…the handle must have been wooden, but it was long gone, but the rest of the spoon had to have been there for a long time,” stated historian John Grabko.
“The loan was not granted,” Sherry Hines told the Mabel EDA (Economic Development Authority) during its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 8.
The Mabel City Council discussed renovations at the Steam Engine Park baseball field, what to do with a newly acquired property off Highway 44, contract renewals and election judges at its meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Members of the Harmony Area Historical Society will be highlighting the organization’s accomplishments over the past year as well as making plans for the future during its annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Harmony Visitor Center conference room.
Members of the community are being asked to share their views on living, working and playing in Harmony through the Experience Harmony Input Survey, which is now being conducted until Nov. 5. The survey is now available online through a link on the city website: www.harmony.mn.us. The link is located on the home page and will be available through Nov. 5.
The Canton City Council held its first meeting at the new city hall last week, the former Canton Liquor Store, on Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Greenleafton’s public plumbing system inched even closer to becoming a reality on Tuesday. Community wastewater facilitator Sheila Craig shared some housekeeping items for the Greenleafton wastewater project during the Oct. 14 Fillmore County commissioners’ meeting.
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