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  • The Green Team of Fillmore County will host its Memorial Day lunch at Greenleafton Reformed Church on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, in support of the Relay For Life. The team members have all been affected with cancer in some way, some are survivors themselves, so supporting the Relay is important to them.

  • Two one-act productions presented May 22 and 23 at Potter Auditorium

    There are quite a few odd duck characters in the two shows whom they seem to really enjoy,” said Chatfield High School (CHS) spring play director Rachel Schieffelbein. The director and her students are anticipating the upcoming one-act productions of “Any Body for Tea?” and “Please, Don’t Be My Drama Teacher,” set for Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, at Potter Auditorium. 

  • Residents in Fillmore County are invited to a public meeting on Wednesday, June 3, regarding the discovery of emerald ash borer (EAB) in the county. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Montini Hall in Rushford. The hall is connected to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 105 North Mill Street.

  • Twin Cities musician Chris Koza to  perform in Chatfield Friday, May 15

    Persons who enjoy the mellow sounds of an acoustic guitar, smooth baritone voice and accompanying violin all wrapped together in a very professional package, look no further than the Chatfield Center for the Arts. Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter-composer Chris Koza will be in concert Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m.

  • They built this town, rose to the upper crust, whipped up some butter and patriotism, pickled, sugared and dried for winter, took bets by the light of the lantern, squeezed the juice out and boiled it down. 

  • Crewmembers of the Spring Valley Ambulance Service are hoping to fill the stomachs of area residents with their pancake breakfast fundraiser Sunday, May 17, from 8 a.m. until noon at the ambulance station.

  • The fifth annual ExpoCulinaria is gearing up for May 16. “ExpoCulineria is a way to experience different tastes within our area restaurants,” said organizer Terri Benson.

  • Whalan Stand Still Parade kicks off summer season

    The school year is winding down and summer is getting ever closer. Area towns kick off the summer and the tourism seasons with celebrations. In Whalan, the famous Stand Still Parade event will take place on Saturday, May 16, beginning at 10 a.m.

  • Fourth of July theme perfect fit  for Harmony Area Historical Society

    “The Harmony Area Historical Society members were excited with the 2015 Fourth of July theme of ‘Harmony Through the Decades,” said Ralph Beastrom, a member of the historical society board. “This theme was made to order for us.”

  • Spring Visual Arts Exhibit May 17 in Chatfield

    Kelly Puent and Abbey Potter’s students will be showcasing their artistic talents to the general public on May 17.

  • The museums in Spring Valley will soon be open to kick off a busy summer of Spring Valley Historical Society activities.

  • Fishermen and women of all ages will be working their lures along the banks of the Root River from Lanesboro to Hokah this Saturday. No, they won’t be after trout, panfish or pike. They will be after the largest rough fish they can find.

  • Access an inner artist, support Relay For Life fundraiser in Cherry Grove

    On Tuesday, May 5, painters and non-painters alike will have an opportunity to have fun, paint a picture with their own personal flare and support a fight against cancer.

  • “It has been said that ‘music not only gathers the people, but also pleases God’,” said Simpson. “It is Chatfield United Methodist Church’s (CUMC) hope that through this time of music, we will be united by the mutual bonds of our faith. We’re hosting our second annual community spring hymn sing on Sunday, May 3, and we hope that plenty of people attend.” 

  • Three agencies have joined forces to sponsor a housing forum to be held at Tri-County Electric in Rushford on Friday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to noon. 

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