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Every nook and cranny of the Fest Building receives a magical holiday touch. These moose happily watch over the Festival of Tree visitors. MARLENE DESCHLER/SPRING GROVE  HERALD
Every nook and cranny of the Fest Building receives a magical holiday touch. These moose happily watch over the Festival of Tree visitors. MARLENE DESCHLER/SPRING GROVE HERALD
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:39 AM

“Silver and gold, silver and gold, mean so much more when I see, silver and gold decorations

on ev'ry Christmas tree.” These words bring to mind Burl Ives endearing rendition of this song from the movie, “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer.” Silver and gold will be shimmering at the Fest Building this week as it has been transformed into a silver and gold wonderland for the 2014 Houston County Festival of Trees.

  • Gundersen Tweeten Care Center in Spring Grove has coordinated a community event around National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in November while also highlighting related ongoing programs available throughout the year.

     
  • Fest Building sparkling with silver and gold for Festival of Trees

    “Silver and gold, silver and gold, mean so much more when I see, silver and gold decorations

    on ev'ry Christmas tree.” These words bring to mind Burl Ives endearing rendition of this song from the movie, “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer.” Silver and gold will be shimmering at the Fest Building this week as it has been transformed into a silver and gold wonderland for the 2014 Houston County Festival of Trees.

     
  • Veterans honored and remembered

    Hands held over hearts, hats removed from heads, arms in a sharp salute as the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  This was the sight and sounds at the Veterans Day program at Spring Grove Public School. The entire student body, teachers, staff, guests, and veterans attended the program that began with a flag raising in front of the school followed by the program.

     
  • Spring Grove man bags monster whitetail

    Dedication, determination, and a dollop of luck came together for bow hunter Luke Onstad about a month ago. That's when he crept into a half-picked Houston County cornfield for a chance at a monster.

     
  • When Sarah Schroeder threw her hat in the ring in this year's Spring Grove mayoral race, she had some specific and some general goals in mind. Schroeder will take office in January.

     
  • With only about a dozen airplanes currently based at the Houston County Airport, local officials are concerned about the future of the facility.

     
  • Bench for Bucks fundraiser benefits SG sports

    The third annual Bench for Bucks fundraiser brought together students, alumni, and trainers for a good cause last Saturday – the Spring Grove Public Schools weight training room.

     
  • Salvation Army — helping those in need

    Signs of the upcoming holiday season are starting to appear from décor in stores, to television commercials, and craft fairs. Soon there will also be sounds of the holiday season that includes the chiming of bells, bells that are being rung by Salvation Army volunteers.

     
  • Houston County turns out the vote

    Houston County voters can give themselves a collective pat on the back. With 7,995 out of 11,689 (68 percent) of registered voters casting ballots during last week's midterm election, the county finished well above the Minnesota total turnout estimate of slightly over 50 percent.

     
  • The Spring Grove City Council accepted a gift from Tri-County Electric as part of its consent agenda last week. The company is donating two 85-gallon electric water heaters to the Fest Building, where various upgrades are being done to the food preparation area.

     
  • High School students ready to present, ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’

    Students at Spring Grove High School have stepped back in time to the 1930s as they become characters in the play, “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. The comedic play is set in Ohio in the weeks leading up to Christmas.        

     
  • Open enrollment for the MNsure health insurance marketplace begins on Nov. 15.

     
  • Task Takers fall clean-up day a success

    The seasons have changed and the golden and amber leaves have made their journey to the ground for their winter rest. Even though the leaves may make a nice colorful blanket on the ground, it is also useful to have them gathered and cleaned up. This task can be a large undertaking. This is where Task Takers steps in to help out.

     
  • Volunteers thanked for their service to community

    Volunteers give many hours to their communities to help improve the quality of life for their citizens. Those who helped this past year with the Semcac Senior Dining Program, Meals on Wheels, and RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), from Spring Grove, as well as senior dining participants, were recognized Oct. 23.

     
  • Co-op grows to serve members

     “The elevator has been around for over 100 years,” Gordy Elliott said, “so we're looking forward to — hopefully — another 100 years. When we expand and grow this, it's truly to try to help our members in the long term.

     
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