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One-vehicle accident
A semi was involved in a single-vehicle accident late Monday morning on Highway 52, just south of Fillmore County Road 17, just within Preston city limits. Fillmore County Communications dispatched Fillmore County deputies, the Preston police chief, Preston Fire and Rescue and Preston Ambulance. State Patrol was also dispatching state troopers. The accident was found to be a single vehicle (tractor/trailer combination) accident, in which a semi was traveling south on Highway 52. The vehicle had left the roadway on the opposite side of the highway. The driver, who was identified as 28-year-old Peter Burhite of Isanti, Minn., was transported to Saint Marys Hospital for injuries. His condition is unknown at this time. Minnesota Department of Transportation workers were also assisting with accident scene management. The accident is being investigated by the Minnesota State Patrol. COURTESY OF FILLMORE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Workout 24/7 gym owner Chad Radtke is excited to share the gym’s new location, at the former Spring Valley Mutual Building in downtown Spring Valley.  Radtke will be holding an open house on July 7, 8 and 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. to let area residents take a look at all the changes. PAULA VAGTS/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Workout 24/7 gym owner Chad Radtke is excited to share the gym’s new location, at the former Spring Valley Mutual Building in downtown Spring Valley. Radtke will be holding an open house on July 7, 8 and 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. to let area residents take a look at all the changes. PAULA VAGTS/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
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Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:15 AM
 

The former Spring Valley Mutual building has been reinvented in the passed eight weeks, as it became the new home for Workout 24/7, previously located next to Subway in Spring Valley.

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    The Fillmore County Republican Party will be hosting its annual picnic and welcoming the Minnesota Republican Deputy Chair Chris Fields to Sylvan Park in Lanesboro on Thursday, July 16, beginning at 7 p.m.

     
  • Relay For Life Garden opens once again
     

    Believe it or not, it is July, and the Relay For Life is back this weekend. Fundraisers continue throughout the year for the Relay for Life and Liz Storlie of Greenleafton began a unique fundraiser last year, selling vegetables and other produce from her garden to support the cause.

     
  • Local youth find ‘satisfaction’ putting  new roof on home during mission trip
     

    “We got to fix a roof for a guy named Anthony.  He was a Marine who served in Vietnam.  He was an interesting guy who had a lot of vehicles,” said Lanesboro United Methodist Church (LUMC) youth mission trip member James Kenyon, explaining for whom the 13 youth from LUMC and Wykoff United Methodist Church (WUMC) traveled to Mission, S.D., to assist in rebuilding his home. 

     
  • Plaque honoring Historic Forestville  donors unveiled at July 4 celebration
     

    “Dick DeLeo was a good friend of Forestville, and John Crippen, director of historic sites at the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS), came for our Independence Day 1899 celebration to thank those who stepped up to Dick’s challenge – we have a plaque that will go into our visitor’s center recognizing those who donated toward the challenge,” explained Historic Forestville site manager Sandy Scheevel, pleased to be able to survey the plaque displaying a long list of names of people whose generosity helped establish an endowment fund for southeastern Minnesota’s only MNHS living history interpretive site.     

     
  • Former insurance building transitions to workout center
     

    The former Spring Valley Mutual building has been reinvented in the passed eight weeks, as it became the new home for Workout 24/7, previously located next to Subway in Spring Valley.

     
  • Rochester Big Band to  play SV Friday evening
     

    After a brief hiatus for the Fourth of July holiday, Spring Valley’s Music and Fun in the Park series will be returning in a big way on Friday, July 10.

     
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    Trustees of the Osterud-Winter Foundation recently met 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.

     
  • Grand Meadow native serving with U.S. Navy construction battalion
     

    A Grand Meadow native and 2011 Stewartville graduate is building bridges and roads around the world as a member of the U.S. Navy’s Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, based in Gulfport, Miss.

     
  • Two women, one rat and 48 states

    On Wednesday, June 29, two women, Lizzy Trickey and Haley Winkelman, from Oregon and their pet rat, Beefy, pedaled their way into Spring Valley, taking time to make a food run and explain their journey across the United States.

     
  • Preston's veteran cemetery nearing completion
     

    As progress continues to be made at the state veterans cemetery, located on Highway 52 in Preston, many are wondering when it will be open and ready for the first veteran internments. Months ago, it was hoped the cemetery would open in the spring of this year, but for various reasons, it was postponed. However, the cemetery is nearing the final stretch of its construction.

     
  • Variations of ‘Moo’ radiate from library
     

    “We’re both authors and illustrators,” said David LaRochelle, introducing himself and his “Moo!” book trunk show companion, Mike Wohnoutka, during the show’s very special stop at the Spring Valley Public Library (SVPL) last Tuesday afternoon as part of the children’s summer reading program, “and that means that as authors, we write the words for a book and as illustrators, we draw the pictures for a book.” 

     
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    It was a light agenda for the Spring Valley City Council during its June 22 meeting.

     
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    The 23rd annual Habitat 500 Bike Ride will soon be coming through the Spring Valley area as 120 cyclists and 33 volunteers begin the 500-mile journey through southern Minnesota on July 12.

     
  • Knee high by the Fourth of July…You bet!!
     

    The old saying, “Knee high by the Fourth of July,” hasn’t pertained to the stands of corn in southeast Minnesota for many years. During most of our recent growing seasons, the maxim is more like “head high by the Fourth of July.”

     
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    Spring Valley resident Nevin Stender was recently presented a House of Representatives resolution from State Rep. Greg Davids.

     
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