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Leonard Myrah, at left, and his son, Christian Myrah, have been producing organic corn and grass-fed lamb and beef for over 10 years at their farm in Spring Grove and Black Hammer Townships.  CRAIG MOORHEAD/SPRING GROVE HERALD
Leonard Myrah, at left, and his son, Christian Myrah, have been producing organic corn and grass-fed lamb and beef for over 10 years at their farm in Spring Grove and Black Hammer Townships. CRAIG MOORHEAD/SPRING GROVE HERALD
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9:36 AM
From the earliest days of the organic movement, the area (including southwestern Wisconsin and northeast Iowa) has been — and continues to be — a popular site for this type of farming.

  • What a shot!

    A 2006 Spring Grove High School graduate, Sam Wiste, was known for his outstanding talents on the gridiron. But on July 11, the former Lion made his mark in another sport, scoring a hole-in-one at Caledonia's Ma-Cal Grove Country Club.

     
  • Summer reading program  participants meet local heroes

    What makes a hero a hero? That is something the children attending the summer reading program at the Spring Grove Public Library have been exploring. They have talked about the traits of a hero and how they come in all different shapes and sizes. On Monday, July 13, the children had the special opportunity to meet some heroes in person.

     
  • Just under 7,500 swimmers have visited the pool in Spring Grove so far this summer. According to coordinator Lorilyn Dehning, area patrons are coming not only from the local community but also from Winona, Caledonia, Decorah, Mabel, Preston, Houston and Rushford. Twice a week, a bus brings swimmers from Caledonia. One bus a week arrives from both Houston and Mabel.

     
  • The Spring Grove Economic Development Authority (EDA) held a special session on Tuesday, July 14.

     
  • Verizon cell phone tower goes up near Spring Grove

    Once the base was prepared, a new cell phone tower arose just outside the Spring Grove city limits — literally overnight.

     
  • Houston County commissioners sat down with two representatives from the Minnesota Historical Society on Tuesday, July 14, discussing options on what to do with the historic county jail.

     
  • Conservationist award goes to Hokah farmers
      Jerry and Cindy Welke of Hokah Township have been named the 2015 Outstanding Conservationists of the Year in the Root River Soil and Water Conservation District. 
  • The Quiet Revolution
    From the earliest days of the organic movement, the area (including southwestern Wisconsin and northeast Iowa) has been — and continues to be — a popular site for this type of farming.

     
  • The first practice of the Community Gospel Choir of Spring Grove is scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, at 8 p.m.  
  • Friends of SWIM Center holding fundraiser
    On Saturday, July 18, Friends of the SWIM Center in Spring Grove will be holding a fundraiser in the parking lot at Red's IGA in Spring Grove. 
  • Spring Grove City Council members held a special session on Thursday, July 9, turning their attention to the 2016 budget and a couple of more urgent matters. 
  • Houston County commissioners voted three to one to “move ahead” with plans to build a new highway department shop/headquarters facility during their meeting on Tuesday, July 7. 
  • Region experiences not so blue skies as air quality declines
    Last week, Minnesotans experienced some of the worst air quality in 20 years, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). Monday's (July 6) readings in some parts of the state were worse than in Beijing, China, MPCA spokespersons told various news outlets. 
  • Music brings moments of joy

    Music can impact a person’s life more than just a melody on the radio or a CD. It can brighten the day of a person and flood them with memories of their past life.

     
  • Ride 'em, rope 'em!
    When Cody Ward rides Reno, something special happens. The pair of Mabel teenagers (horse and owner) just won the Champion Team Roper title in Wisconsin High School Rodeo. 
Fair Season

It is officially fair season! Have you been to a county fair yet this year?



 

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