Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery will close out 2014 with a grand opening on New Year’s Eve for its new event center, another step in the steady growth of the local establishment west of Spring Valley.
Two people — Michael Holzer of Wykoff and Karen Reisner of rural Chatfield — filed for the District 1 Fillmore County commissioner seat prior to last Tuesday’s deadline.
“If a man from the Twin Cities thinks that we’ve got a jewel here in southeast Minnesota and is willing to give thousands of dollars, I think we should think so, too,” said Friends of Forestville member Ernest Meyer, Jr.
The Wykoff Area Historical Society celebrated its 25th anniversary on Nov. 17 by honoring the original board of directors.
WHKS engineer Kevin Graves visited Wykoff’s City Council during its December meeting and spoke about various items related to the impending completion of the city’s new wastewater treatment plant.
Alex and Josh Rain approached the Spring Valley Economic Development Authority to discuss their plans to purchase Ladd K9 from owner Carla Ladd.
The 2015 budget topped the Spring Valley City Council’s agenda during the Dec. 8 meeting.
"He's been a dedicated employee and always there when needed," said Ostrander Mayor Pat Nesler. "He'll be missed."
One of the issues discussed at the Fillmore County Commissioners' regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3, involved purchasing an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) for the county's engineering department.
Scott Springer of Preston was one of 10 Minnesotans appointed by commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to three-year terms on citizen oversight committees that monitor the agency’s fish and wildlife spending.
“A Seussified Christmas Carol” by Peter Bloedel, a Minnesota playwright will be featured at the annual Valley Christian Center (VCC) “A Family Christmas: Holiday Celebration” event set for this Friday, Dec. 12, and Saturday, Dec. 13.
The 2014 Spring Valley United Fund is kicking off its annual drive this week with a mailing to all residents in the city of Spring Valley.
Trustees of the Osterud-Winter Foundation met this month to approve the semi-annual distribution of proceeds from the $1 million trust established for the Spring Valley area by the late John N. Osterud, founder of Home Federal.
Kingsland students eventually headed to Costa Rica will be selling hot chocolate and s’mores at the Christmas on Historic Broadway event in Spring Valley on Saturday from noon until after the parade is done. They will be set up outside the community center. The group will also be helping with the Frozen Feet 4k fun run and walk with proceeds from that event going to help fund their trip.