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The model, created by Norbert Skaran, shows the proposed plan for the Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park, which will be located on the corner of Gold Street and East Front Street. Though the committee may make some adjustments, this model allows them to finally give the public a visual of what they hope to make a reality.  PAULA VAGTS/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
The model, created by Norbert Skaran, shows the proposed plan for the Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park, which will be located on the corner of Gold Street and East Front Street. Though the committee may make some adjustments, this model allows them to finally give the public a visual of what they hope to make a reality. PAULA VAGTS/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 9:45 AM

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.

  • New Flood Insurance Rate Maps will receive public input; may mean changes

    The creation and future implementation of new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) in Fillmore County has raised concerns for a number of business owners and individuals, both in the country and in cities.



     
  • 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.

     
  • Trout Day event celebrates 15  years of enjoying fishing, nature

    Spring Valley resident Jim Wernimont, owner of Limit Creek Fishing Rod Company, is preparing to celebrate the 15th annual Trout Day on Saturday, May 2.

     
  • Wykoff’s city council entertained a very busy agenda last Monday, April 13, handling wastewater treatment plant business and various housekeeping items.  

     
  • The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking volunteers for its citizen stream monitoring programs with three sites northeast of Spring Valley labeled high priority.

     
  • 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.

     
  • City of Ostrander receives  'clean' opinion from auditors

    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.

     
  • Ostrander council OKs wastewater,  fire department equipment purchases

    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.

     
  • Doctor leaving OMC Spring Valley

    Dr. Steven Harder will be leaving Olmsted Medical Center's Spring Valley clinic on May 29.

     
  • Two more FFA teams advancing to state

    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.

     
  • Wykoff Memorial Park moves  into the design and planning stage

    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.

     
  • Foundation fuels passion for community investment

    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.

     
  • Family tradition of giving back keeps  area woman dedicated to volunteering

    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.

     
Minnesota Gas Tax

Should Minnesota look to a gas tax to help fund the state’s road and bridge construction?



 

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