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  • Donating blood is safe, simple and it saves lives. It takes just one hour to make a life-saving blood donation, which will impact the lives of up to three different hospital patients. 

  • The Luther College Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Daniel Baldwin, will perform at 4 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, in the Center for Faith and Life at Luther College in Decorah. The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission. A free will offering will be taken.

  • Music, mystery on tap for Valentine weekend

    Celebrate Valentine weekend with a dinner theater production by Brave Community Theatre of "Hearts and Flowers,” a comedy menagerie of music, mystery and monologue. 

  • Basketball performers will take students for a spin

    R-P students will be in for a treat on Feb. 3 as Bruce and Diane Crevier show off their basketball spinning talents along with their 12 children. The Crevier’s have had great success touring the country with their “Champions Forever Spin-Tacular Basketball Show.”

  • The Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Rushford will be hosting the third annual appreciation dinner for emergency responders on Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Local resident getting support  in her battle against breast cancer

    Spring Valley resident Donna Gehrking is determined to give a battle against breast cancer her best with a mixture of humor and toughness as well as an active support network backing her up.

  • Hikers will be able to experience Lost Creek Hiking Trail by the light of the moon, headlamps or LED lights during the Bluff Country Hiking Club Chill Fest candlelight snowshoe hike set for Saturday, Jan. 23.

  • Sixth graders to present ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’
    The Spring Grove sixth-grade class invites everyone to experience the humorous setting of the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale – “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”

  • Comedy meets drama in Kingsland one-act production

    “Cocoanut Soup at the Palace or, If the Marx Brothers had Performed ‘Oedipus the King’” is the intriguing title of the one-act play Kingsland students will be performing at the annual Three Rivers Conference one-act play competition.

  • While it might be scheduled one week earlier than in the past, and held at a different venue, the organizers of the 33rd Annual Rushford Cancer Crusade are once again anticipating a large turnout of very generous people coming together in the battle against cancer.

  • Nationally known conservation planning advocate to speak in Lanesboro

    Nationally acclaimed author and "conservation subdivision" designer Randall Arendt will be spending the weekend in Lanesboro, speaking on subdivisions and commercial development, beginning Thursday, Jan. 7, and continuing through Saturday, Jan. 9.

  • Enjoy candlelight ski, chili and more

    Winter’s here and the snow has finally arrived. Good thing, too, because it’s just on time to kick off some outdoor — and related indoor — activities for area individuals and families. The fact that lighted candles will guide the way ties them together.


  • The Wykoff Progress Club is singing praises for veterans over chili dogs and Frosty.

  • Spanish students at Fillmore Central and their instructor, Brian Wolfgram, are now in the process of planning the fourth annual Spanish banquet to celebrate the cuisine of a multitude of Spanish-speaking countries. This year’s five-course meal will be held at the high school in Harmony on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m.

  • The Wykoff All School Reunion planning meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Wykoff Community Center. 

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