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The Spring Valley VFW donated a new American flag, a POW flag and a Minnesota State flag to Kingsland High School on Friday. The flags will be hung in the Kingsland gymnasium. Shown are VFW representative Dale Wondrasch, center, with Kingsland director of buildings and grounds John Dols, left, and custodian Gary Zwart. PAULA VAGTS/ SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Spring Valley Kiwanis members Brenda Stier, middle, and William Rowen, right, receive plaques and congratulations from former Kiwanis Minn-Dak Gov. Denis Cornell, also a Spring Valley Kiwanis Club member.  GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Spring Valley Kiwanis members Brenda Stier, middle, and William Rowen, right, receive plaques and congratulations from former Kiwanis Minn-Dak Gov. Denis Cornell, also a Spring Valley Kiwanis Club member. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:03 AM

“A woman and her unborn children are protected by the mother receiving a series of three shots at 60 cents each,” explained Spring Valley Kiwanis Club member Nancy Cornell, speaking of the Eliminate Project, a collaborative effort with UNICEF to combat the statistic that seven newborn babies die each hour as a result of maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). 

  • Greenleafton’s public plumbing system inched even closer to becoming a reality on Tuesday. Community wastewater facilitator Sheila Craig shared some housekeeping items for the Greenleafton wastewater project during the Oct. 14 Fillmore County commissioners’ meeting.

     
  • District House candidates participate in ag forum

    In rural counties and districts like Fillmore County and Houston County, agriculture plays a tremendous influence on daily life.

     
  • Local man hits hole-in-one, wins fun in the sun

    During an Auto-Owners Insurance golf outing at Creeks Bend Golf Course in New Prague, Minn., this August, Taran Jack, of Grand Meadow, beat the 12,500 to 1 odds as he hit his first hole-in-one.

     
  • Volunteers move food shelf to downtown SV

    The Spring Valley Area Food Shelf has a new home.

     
  • A program on preventing elder financial abuse is set for Saturday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. at Spring Valley Estates, 800 Memorial Drive.

     
  • Baarsch Pork Farm celebrates 30 years of farming and family

    Since 1984, Bob and Kathy Baarsch, along with partner Dan Tomsche, have been proud owners and operators of the Baarsch Pork Farm and Next Generation Pork.  In the last 30 years they have seen the farming industry transform, but through the good years and the stressful years they have been able to ride the wave of change.

     
  • Local 4-H club sharing projects with community

    The local 4-H club has a display at the Spring Valley Public Library for National 4-H week with a theme of “4-H is Something to Crow About.”  The library display includes an inviting scarecrow display, several members’ fair projects, and the club scrapbook, which shows what 4-H is all about.

     
  • Kiwanis members fighting tetanus around globe

    “A woman and her unborn children are protected by the mother receiving a series of three shots at 60 cents each,” explained Spring Valley Kiwanis Club member Nancy Cornell, speaking of the Eliminate Project, a collaborative effort with UNICEF to combat the statistic that seven newborn babies die each hour as a result of maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). 

     
  • Good news continued to come up the pipes for the construction of a wastewater treatment plant near Greenleafton on Tuesday during the regular meeting of the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners.

     
  • ‘Wrench’ guides SV auto repair business

    “I opened in 2010…I started out with a plan to sell used cars and work on the cars I sold for myself, and when I started working on the cars that I sold to people, they brought in their other cars that needed repairing, and it just spread by word of mouth that I fix cars.  Now, I’m transitioning more toward repairs rather than selling cars,” said Hurst, owner of Southland Auto & Diesel in Spring Valley, who can now more often be found with a wrench in his hand than he can be found signing papers to sell a car.

     
  • New SV ambulance director fulfills longtime goal
    For Angie Jarrett, accepting the position as the new Spring Valley Area Ambulance director meant fulfilling a longtime goal. 
  • County candidates respond to  questions during forum in SV

    Fillmore County sheriff candidates and Fillmore County Third District commissioners candidates lined up last Tuesday evening to take questions from the public during a candidates’ forum hosted by the Spring Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #4114, moderated by local and county media representatives.  About 40 people turned out to hear the candidates respond to questions they posed.

     
  • American Idol finalist is featured  performer of fundraising concert

    Reaching the top eight of American Idol, Bucky Covington toured the country with the Idol tour and has produced two country music albums since then.

     
  • “I’m going to be speaking on ‘South Forestville: The Lost Village’,” related area historian and former Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) Historic Forestville site supervisor and living history interpreter John Grabko. He will speak during Fillmore County History Center’s (FCHC) annual meeting, on Saturday, Oct. 18, about the boom and bust years that built the village of Forestville and reduced it to the six buildings that MHS now incorporates to show the daily lives of pioneers at the turn of the 20th century.

     
  • Knight in Shining Armor  chosen for September

    Polly Lentz of rural Spring Valley has been named the September Knight in Shining Armor by the Kingsland Parent Advisory Group.

     
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