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Fun at the Fair
Tillie Schneider, daughter of Josiah and Heather Schneider of Spring Valley, prepared to show her goat during the goat show Thursday night at the Fillmore County Fair. CHARLIE WARNER/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 8:26 AM

“My recommendation is premised basically on vacating Wykoff.  I cannot stand here and recommend that you put a substantial amount of money into the building in Wykoff.  I can’t, in good faith, as an engineer, recommend that you do that.  My term for the Wykoff building — and I know this will make me unpopular with people in Wykoff — is ‘brooding,’” said structural engineer Randy Lutz, of CCP, the firm that the Kingsland School Board chose to handle the assessment of the district’s two school buildings. 

  • Sisters open bike themed shop in Lanesboro

    In the past few months, Lanesboro saw a tremendous influx of new businesses popping up in town. One of those businesses was Back Pedal, owned by Spring Valley and Lanesboro resident Sarah Kohn and her sister, Peggy Toft.

     
  • “My recommendation is premised basically on vacating Wykoff.  I cannot stand here and recommend that you put a substantial amount of money into the building in Wykoff.  I can’t, in good faith, as an engineer, recommend that you do that.  My term for the Wykoff building — and I know this will make me unpopular with people in Wykoff — is ‘brooding,’” said structural engineer Randy Lutz, of CCP, the firm that the Kingsland School Board chose to handle the assessment of the district’s two school buildings. 

     
  • SV Industrial Park road nears completion

    The roadwork at the industrial park in Spring Valley is nearing completion.

     
  • Casey’s set to open Aug. 20 in Spring Valley

    For 15 weeks Spring Valley residents have watched the bare lot between the former Alco building and America’s Best Value Inn and Suites on Highway 63 transform into a new Casey’s General Store.

     
  •  The Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced their annual Spring Valley Business Expo will now be held in the spring of 2016. 
  • Spring Valley home now powered from sun

    “It’s nice and open up here,” observed Dennis, taking in the rays in his back yard on South Broadway, knowing that the home’s southern exposure and the 18 solar panels on the garage roof did their part to actually turn back his power meter if there was enough sunshine. 



     
  • Descendant of local Civil War soldier  to share ‘letters home’ at area libraries

    In August, Civil War historian and author Nick Adams will be traveling to the Spring Valley, Harmony and Preston libraries, speaking about this monumental part of America's history. Included in his presentation is his own great-great-grandfather's role as a part of the Second Minnesota Regiment and Adams’ book compiling letters left from the war.

     
  • The 2015 Fillmore County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Forestry Field Day is set for Wednesday, July 29, at Chatfield’s Fish & Game Club. 

     
  • “Contention” was the word of the evening at the July Wykoff City Council meeting as the council dealt with numerous issues involving zoning, building repair and personnel. 

     
  • Before the Spring Valley City Council began its July 13 meeting, a public hearing was held for junk ordinance violations.

     
  • “‘Moo!’ went great – we had 200 kids and 75 adults who packed the library.  I thank those who helped with the event.  SELCO also got great feedback, and last Wednesday, we had officer James Bradley and his dog, Duke, here to visit.  Yesterday, we had the ambulance…all these weeks, we’ve had great kids and great programs,” commented Spring Valley Public Library director Jenny Simon, reporting to the Spring Valley Library Board of Trustees on the children’s summer reading program during the July Spring Valley Library Board meeting.

     
  • Local couple joins in Kiwanis  International centennial event
    Denny and Nancy Cornell traveled to Indianapolis for the 100th  Kiwanis International convention June 25 to 27. 
  • Spring Valley plays host to Habitat 500 riders

    Spring Valley was filled with bicyclists last week as the 23rd annual Habitat 500 Bike Ride travelled through town.  The ride raises awareness and funds to support Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota.

     
  • Family sheep guard dog  focus of local 4-Her at fair
    This week at the Fillmore County Fair, Tyler Hoffman York’s all about his Boz.   
  • Young 4-H members  busy at Fillmore Co. Fair

    Zach and Anika Reiland may be young 4-H members, but they are also busy with many projects this week during the Fillmore County Fair.

     
Fair Season

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


 

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