Life sometimes throws people a curveball when they least expect it, but positive things may emerge from that unexpected event.
Houston County commissioners convened a public hearing on Tuesday, April 14. At issue was an ordinance change aimed at excluding horses from Wildcat Park, a facility owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), which is leased by the county.
Since 1971, Spring Grove’s Syttende Mai celebration has crowned royalty that has reigned over the celebration as well as represented the city of Spring Grove in many area parades and events. This year, the committee invites all of these past queens and attendants to share photos and memories of their Syttende Mai reign.
The Valheim Sons of Norway recently invited the community to come and learn how to make several Norwegian foods at the Trinity Lutheran Church kitchen.
“We're at a kind of a standstill until we get a decision from the county board,” said county engineer Brian Pogodzinski, appearing before the Houston County commissioners on Tuesday, April 14.
Finding joy in helping others; that is one reason that Lee Hoekstra of Spring Grove volunteers in the community.
Merchants Financial Group, Inc., (MFGI) held its annual meeting Thursday, April 9, formally reporting income to shareholders and re-electing four members to the MFGI Board of Directors.
The Senior High Knowledge Bowl team of Spring Grove High School completed its successful season that included a trip to the state meet.
Seventy-five students ranging from kindergarten through sixth grade at Spring Grove Public School were recently given the “STAR” treatment as they took time out of their active schedules to purposefully read.
How did Minnesota receive its name? Was it from the settlers or did it come from the people that originally inhabited this land?
The Houston County Township Officers Association (HCTOA) held its annual business meeting on April 9 at Good Times in Caledonia. President Richard Markos presided.
New technology is redrawing the flood insurance rate maps of Houston County, residents learned at an open house hosted by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) last week.
The last time Rep. Greg Davids (R-Preston) chaired the House Taxes Committee was in 2011-2012. He was on the frontlines of solving a $6 billion General Fund deficit, with the focus squarely on raising revenue and cutting programs. It took a government shutdown and special session to resolve the budgetary imbalance.
The tables at the Fest Building in Spring Grove were filled as patrons of Spring Grove Communications (SGC) gathered for their annual membership meeting and dinner on Tuesday, March 31.
The Houston County Planning Commission convened a single Conditional Use Permit (CUP) hearing on Tuesday, March 31. Richard Thesing of Brownsville Township requested the CUP, which would allow “substantial land alteration in a shoreland district.”