Although Irene Christianson spent the first year and a half at Newhouse, a small community near Spring Grove, Minn., the youngest of six children, she has lived the remainder of her life only about a mile outside of Canton.
Fillmore County commissioners voted Tuesday, Aug. 26, following a public hearing, to enact a half-cent local option sales tax to help improve an aging road infrastructure in the county.
It's interesting how hearing is such a prominent sense among humans. Of course it has always been important, but it has never been more influential in a person's life, especially in developed countries. All over the country it would most likely be very difficult to walk down the street of a big city and not see someone sauntering down the sidewalk with headphones in their ears. College campuses have students walking to class listening to their iPods every day.
As the summer months wind down and school is around the corner, the Root River Trail System prepares for one more big event for the summer going into fall, Taste of the Trail.
Fillmore County Republican Chairman Doug Baker of Lanesboro is expressing frustration about the party’s plea to endorse First District congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn, who won the primary election.
Substance abuse is a real issue all over the world, Including Fillmore County. Sadly, it is also true that getting addicted to substances is a whole lot easier than getting out of using them.
The Mabel EDA (Economic Development Authority) met on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to discuss matters including the community center, recently purchased downtown buildings, the proposed grocery store cooperative and the result of inquiries to retail businesses to locate in Mabel.
With many Mabel city streets torn up, Mabel residents are now feeling the effects of the extensive project to upgrade the city’s sewer infrastructure. The project was discussed at the Mabel City Council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 13, as two changes to the project were brought before the council.
The Harmony Area Community Foundation has funded over $47,000 in community projects since it was started in the fall of 2012. Included in those grants are projects within the community and local school district.
Jamie Dierson was present at the Canton City Council meeting last Wednesday, Aug. 13, to continue the discussion on his concerns about the condition of the current city sewer system, specifically in his part of town.
Forrest Musselman may be the doctor, prescribing a good laugh to soothe one’s soul.
The new school year is set to begin in just a little over a week and both students and teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, buying school supplies or preparing for their first lessons of the year. Sports teams have been practicing for the past few weeks to usher in the new school year and the new sports season.
After seven years as principal of the Mabel-Canton School, principal Jeff Nolte has officially resigned after accepting the position of principal at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School.
You are driving down North Winn Road near Hesper and you come upon a small, dead evergreen tree filled with colorful hats. It's in the neatly mowed road ditch of Philip and Joyce Richert's Century Farm.
Marlene Wisland of Canton has been chosen as one of this year’s parade grand marshals for the Canton Day Off celebration this weekend.
Hank Selden will readily tell you he rescued his wife, Rita, from her home in Bluffton, Iowa, and brought her into Minnesota, when they married and settled on their farm just south of Canton.