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Gavin Ostern created “Leo” – a wonderful rendition of the school’s mascot. MARLENE DESCHLER/SPRING GROVE HERALD
Gavin Ostern created “Leo” – a wonderful rendition of the school’s mascot. MARLENE DESCHLER/SPRING GROVE HERALD
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:53 PM

Spring Grove Public School has many artists within its walls and their talent is showcased in artwork that is displayed throughout the school, including the student art gallery that displays the most outstanding pieces.

  • A former Houston County jailer has been charged with two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct.

     
  • A sign-up night for Cub Scouts will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Fest Building in Spring Grove. 

     
  • The La Crosse County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men charged with second-degree burglary and theft in Houston County. Both counts are felony offenses.

     
  • Houston County residents will likely find higher property taxes on their truth in taxation statements again this year as a result of a 4 percent increase in the proposed levy passed by the Houston County board Tuesday, Sept. 9.

     
  • New inductees to the student art gallery

    Spring Grove Public School has many artists within its walls and their talent is showcased in artwork that is displayed throughout the school, including the student art gallery that displays the most outstanding pieces.

     
  • Heritage Center finishing garden and bronze sculpture

    The Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove continues to expand and improve. Most recently, and noticeably, the Heritage Center has been working on the exterior of the building and property. This summer they have created a special, picturesque garden including a water feature, decorative custom-created iron panels, a walkway and a soon-to-be-completed garden gate entrance.

     
  • Dust Bowl memories: Spring Grove was a refuge of green in the ‘30s

    As a young boy in the early 1930s, Darrel Sinclair of Spring Grove lived in South Dakota, out on the edge of the “dust bowl.” But when school was out, he recalls summertime visits to his mother's family. They lived in Spring Grove.

     
  • Spring Grove City Council members took some homework with them following their Sept. 2 session, tabling some sample ordinances and a new city policy for further study.

     
  • If all of the 2015 budget requests from county departments are met, Houston County taxpayers will need to come up with an additional 6 percent on the property tax levy next year.

     
  • High school band has busy fall schedule

    Sports teams are not the only teams that begin practice and performances before the school year; the Spring Grove High School band also begins the season prior to the school year. Each August band members attend a nine-hour band camp – three days of three-hour practices – as they prepare for their marching and pep band season.

     
  • Minnesota state park and trail visitors will soon be seeing red and orange and yellow and countless other shades of autumn as the leaves and prairies grasses put on their annual show.

     
  • The Fillmore County board held off on awarding bids for the Greenleafton wastewater system project after raising several questions during its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 9.

     
  • Are metals, or even water, hiding in our ‘basement?’

    When metals potentially worth billions of dollars are hidden in the earth's crust, it piques the interest of more than just a handful of geologists.

     
  • Two landowners petitioned Houston County officials for the right to build cabins on their properties last week, appearing at public hearings before the Planning Commission.

     
  • Put a little color into life – participate in Leve for Farge

    Autumn will soon be here and the colors of the trees and vegetation will soon be changing from vibrant greens to golden yellows, deep reds and hearty ambers. People will also soon be changing color during the first weekend of October during Spring Grove’s annual fall festival – Uff Da Fest.

     
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