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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.

  • 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.

     
  • Bells toll at history center, marking 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War

    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 plan’ being developed  for Root River watershed

    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.

     
  • Burned twice in the past by vetoes,  tax chair believin’ there’s hope this time

    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.

     
  • Floods can have devastating effects on people and property.

     
  • The Historic Forestville Endowment Fund ended 2014 with a total of $194,346, reported Friends of Forestville secretary Alisa Wagner during the group’s April meeting, held last Thursday evening at the Spring Valley Public Library.

     
  • Wykoff firefighters able to respond  to remote emergencies with new ATV

    A new piece of equipment will enable Wykoff firefighters to track down emergencies no matter where they are located.

     
  • Kingsland student to perform  with best musicians in Minnesota

    Kingsland eighth grade student Renee Lechner is a member of the sixth through eighth grade 2015 Minnesota State Honor Band, a great privilege for students who show promise in band music performance.

     
  • During its April 8 meeting, the Spring Valley Economic Development Authority received an impromptu update on Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA), as EDA President Kim Brown noted Cris Gastner, who is the senior vice president of CEDA, is stepping down as the Fillmore County economic development director.

     
  • Spring Valley will have new  Casey’s by summer’s end

    As spring weather brings in warmer weather, the season of construction begins.  Notably, in Spring Valley is the new activity just off of Highway 63 between the former Alco building and America’s Best Value Inn and Suites, which will be the home of a new Casey’s General Store by summer’s end.

     
Prom

In the United States the average family will spend $919 on prom - down six percent from last year. Do you think this is too much, too little or just right?




 

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