The Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park Committee has plenty to think about after members viewed the miniature model of the proposed park and spoke with Jeff Anderson of Anderson Memorials during their April 14 meeting.
Prior to its regular meeting on April 13, the Spring Valley City Council held its annual Board of Review meeting, which provides a chance for local business owners and residents to address the council and Brian Hoff, a representative of the Fillmore County assessor's office, about the assessed value of their property.
Strong winds proved to be too much for one of Spring Valley’s power lines as it broke around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, leaving areas on the north side of the city without power.
Kingsland juniors and seniors are invited to continue their prom fun at the 2015 Post Prom Party on Saturday, May 2, from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. at the Spring Valley Community Center.
The city of Ostrander has received a clean "unmodified" audit opinion in a comprehensive independent audit of its financial operations completed recently by Jason Boynton of Smith, Schafer & Associates, certified public accountants from Rochester.
Public Works director Jimmie Dean, PeopleService, Inc., addressed the Ostrander City Council at the regular April meeting, for the first time since resigning his position with the city to work for PeopleService, Inc., in Spring Valley.
Dr. Steven Harder will be leaving Olmsted Medical Center's Spring Valley clinic on May 29.
Spring Valley-Wykoff FFA members on the floriculture and nursery teams are studying their plants as they prepare for the state FFA convention later this month. They qualified for state by finishing third and fourth respectively in regional competition.
When Spring Valley Area Community Foundation President Sue Kolling began her career many years ago, she asked the late John Osterud, who founded what is now Home Federal Savings Bank, for investment advice.
For Kathy Simpson, volunteering is more than just giving back; it is an excuse to do what she loves and to assure the progress and growth of Spring Valley.
A lot can happen in 150 years. So much so that people don't really understand what life was like that many years ago. However, occasionally, it is a key point in history that determined the course of a nation. One such moment that cities, towns and schoolhouses all over the country marked on April 9 took place in 1865 at Appomattox, Va.
The Fillmore County Unit of Townships gathered on Tuesday, April 7, at the Preston Servicemen's Club for its annual meeting. Out of the 23 townships in Fillmore County, 17 were in attendance, along with the county department heads and county commissioners.
One of the issues at the forefront of many area residents is the health of the water running throughout portions of six counties in southeastern Minnesota. Interested residents congregated at the Fountain Community Center on Wednesday, April 8, to learn more about the pilot plan of Root River One Watershed, One Plan.
The last time Rep. Greg Davids (R-Preston) chaired the House Taxes Committee was in 2011-2012. He was on the frontlines of solving a $6 billion General Fund deficit, with the focus squarely on raising revenue and cutting programs. It took a government shutdown and special session to resolve the budgetary imbalance.
Motorists in the Harmony-Canton area along Highway 52 may see smoke from prescribed burns in the weeks ahead, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.