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Vicky Vogt shows off kegs of the winery's newest brew, Loon Juice hard apple cider. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Vicky Vogt shows off kegs of the winery's newest brew, Loon Juice hard apple cider. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:56 AM

“We just got our kegs of Loon Juice, and we’re excited to get it on our shelves…it’s our sparkling hard cider made from Honeycrisp apples,” said Four Daughters co-proprietor Vicky Vogt, showing off the jazzy five-liter kegs of hard cider she describes as having a “bright” taste.

  • Fillmore County commissioners  OK half-cent sales tax to fund roads

    Fillmore County commissioners voted Tuesday, Aug. 26, following a public hearing, to enact a half-cent local option sales tax to help improve an aging road infrastructure in the county.

  • Fillmore County Republican Chairman Doug Baker of Lanesboro is expressing frustration about the party’s plea to endorse First District congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn, who won the primary election.

  • The Patriot Tour — a nationwide motorcycle tour to honor America’s armed forces by carrying a flag throughout the United States — will be coming to Spring Valley with a stop at Kwik Trip Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 10 to about 10:30 or 11 a.m.

  • The Spring Valley Economic Development Authority wrapped up plans for an upcoming community growth and future planning meeting during its Aug. 13 meeting.

  • A new system for buses in the morning is just one of the changes taking place at Kingsland as school is set to begin next week.

  • Kingsland High and Elementary School can now say “Here’s your sign,” thanks to donations from the community and from the Kingsland Athletic Booster Club (KABC), as members of both came together and raised more than the amount needed for the sign’s purchase and installation.   

  • Kiwanians attend convention,  one member wins regional award

    A group of Spring Valley’s Kiwanians attended the organization’s district convention with one member bringing back a regional award.

  • New minister comes full circle

    For the Rev. Deanna Woodward “it’s like coming back” as she joins the pastoral team at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley, and the Maple Leaf Parish, which includes the Cherry Grove and Fountain churches.

  • Kingsland facility committee makes  comprehensive tour of middle school

    The Kingsland community facility committee toured the halls and innards of Kingsland Middle School last Tuesday, Aug. 19, for an up-close inspection and inhalation of the building. 

  • Wykoff voters will have plenty of choices in the general election this fall as two people filed for mayor and five people filed for the two open council seats.

  • Only two names will appear on the ballot for Kingsland School Board when voters go to the polls to elect three people to the board on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

  • Counseling services organization makes its way to Fillmore County

    Substance abuse is a real issue all over the world, Including Fillmore County. Sadly, it is also true that getting addicted to substances is a whole lot easier than getting out of using them.

  • The winners in the Ag Days button drawing have been announced. 
  • Jordan Township residents  dedicated to town hall restoration

    “It’s an important historical piece to the Chatfield area. I love stone structures and I’m fascinated by this stone structure and its history,” said Zeb Dudek, speaking of the Jordan Town Hall, located between Chatfield and Spring Valley, built by Scottish immigrant Thomas Ferguson in 1877.

  • Wykoff’s city council held its August meeting with its attorney, Tom Manion, present last Monday, Aug. 11, as its members considered whether or not to have him attend every monthly meeting as some cities do with their attorneys.

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