“The last five to 10 years, I’ve been taking care of the babies of the babies that I did my first well-baby visits on. Nursing is probably one of the most diverse occupations you can have,” said Joanie Betsinger, recounting the procession of her 42-year nursing career, as she retired from Fillmore County Public Health on Sept. 11.
“It’s ‘uninterrupted power supply,’ or UPS,” said Fillmore County Sheriff Daryl Jensen, speaking to the Fillmore County commissioners during the Tuesday, Oct. 28, county board meeting. Gap voltage was the focus of the discussion.
Fillmore County voters will mark their preferences for nine county offices on Nov. 4, but only three of them are contested.
Rolling Hills Transit, a bus service providing public transportation to southeastern Minnesotans through Semcac, is offering half priced rides to and from polling locations on Nov. 4 for the general election.
“Kickin’ for Cancer is an annual event where students from Yennie Martial Arts gain pledges and are sponsored to kick per dollar amount raised…at the end, we get the total and then we all kick as many dollars raised,” explained Shawn Yennie, instructor at Yennie Martial Arts.
In honor of Minnesota Manufacturers’ Week several Spring Valley businesses were recognized for their work in the industry during an awards presentation held at the Spring Valley City Hall.
The Knights will get a 20- to 24-foot Monster to work out.
Technology — and its power needs — has changed the way students interact in learning environments as well as the way classrooms are designed in educational facilities today.
Two candidates are seeking the position of mayor in Wykoff. Jeremy Comstock, a 12-year council member who is serving as mayor now, and Al Williams, former public works director for the city, are seeking the two-year position.
Five candidates are seeking the two open spots on the Wykoff City Council.
Only incumbents have filed for city of Spring Valley offices.
Three people are seeking one of the two positions open on the Ostrander City Council.
Although only two people will be listed on the ballot for the Kingsland School Board election, at least two others have announced their intent to seek one of the three positions open on the board.
“What an honor, I know some of the people that have had it bestowed upon them before and it’s kind of an elite group of people so it’s pretty special,” Spring Valley Kiwanis’ 2014 Citizen of the Year Jim Cooper expressed.
Incumbent District 28B Rep. Greg Davids of Preston is being challenged by political newcomer Jon Pieper, a business owner in Lanesboro.