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  • While it's hard to believe that summer is about over and school is right around the corner, the Rushford-Peterson All School Open House will be held next Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 4 to 7 p.m. 
  • This year’s Lanesboro silent movies  come together with a different twist

    The Lanesboro silent movies are coming soon to a park near you. Seven original films will be shown on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 and 13. This year, creating and filming the movies took on a different twist than in years past.

  • Renowned folk-rock musician  Al Stewart coming to Chatfield

    Scottish folk-rock musician Al Stewart, who rose to prominence as part of the British folk revival in the 1960s and 1970s, will perform on the Potter Auditorium stage at the Chatfield Center for the Arts (CCA) Saturday, Sept. 19.

  • The Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative invites all to attend Onion Fest on the evening of Friday, Aug. 21, at DreamAcres Farm, near Wykoff, from 5 to 10 p.m. and on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 8 p.m., when the Dreamery presents Seven Selections of Winter, original films about Minnesota winters commissioned and scored by Minneapolis musician Paul Fonfara.  
  • It is time again for another “Live Jam in Harmony” concert.

  • Houston County Fair begins August 19

    Whether it's the thundering hooves of a white-knuckle bull ride, the modified mayhem of an open-class tractor pull, or the delightful destruction of cars during the best demolition derby around, the Houston County Fair has it all this year.

  • Over the next three months, Fillmore County will be hosting a series of three meetings with community members from the areas of education, health, safety, government and business to revise the Hazard Mitigation Plan. 

  • R.U.S.H. Fest will host their eighth annual event this weekend at Creekside Park. Each year, local area churches support a community event geared towards wholesome entertainment, inspiring messages and great music. 
  • Funds raised through Relay For Life events help  provide more birthdays for those fighting cancer

    The Houston County Relay For Life can be an evening of laughter and tears amongst friends, family and neighbors, whom have all gathered for the purpose of helping raise funds for the American Cancer Society (ACS). Events such as this support the goal that the ACS can continue its research and one day eradicate cancer.

  • Car show, classic events continue to draw many to Mabel

    There will be cars lining the streets, classic music blaring from speakers above and crowds of people enjoying Mabel’s annual ‘50s and ‘60s Day on Saturday, Aug. 8. This year, additional events include a fun run/walk with activities in the morning and live music throughout the day.

  • It is that time of the year again as the Spring Valley Kiwanis Club is asking community members to send in their nominations for Citizen of the Year. 

  • Run From the Sun new event at ‘50s, ‘60s Days

    This year's ‘50s and ‘60s Days features a new event – one that could save a life. The 5K/10K Run/Walk “Run From the Sun” will not only provide the opportunity for some fun, it will also include free skin cancer screenings by a pair of local dermatologists.

  • Western Days ‘Cinderella’ features a bit of ‘girl power’

    “Our Cinderella is not as wimpy as the Disney Cinderella,” said Wits’ End Theatre (WET) production manager Joan Verdegan, awaiting the opening night of WET’s Western Days production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”

  • Somewhere between 1,200 and 1,400 motorcycles will be passing through Rushford on Sunday, July 26, as part of the Ronald McDonald House motorcycle cruise. The cruise, which is a major fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, will not only be passing through Rushford between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., the large contingency will also be motoring through town on the return trip later in the afternoon.

  • The 2015 Fillmore County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Forestry Field Day is set for Wednesday, July 29, at Chatfield’s Fish & Game Club. 

Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair kicks off this week in St. Paul. Will you be attending the fair?


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