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Mark Ellingson sits on the restored 1930 Harley-Davidson VL74 motorcycle. He hopes someone from Spring Grove will buy it at the auction, so the bike can go back to Spring Grove.
SUBMITTED Mark Ellingson sits on the restored 1930 Harley-Davidson VL74 motorcycle. He hopes someone from Spring Grove will buy it at the auction, so the bike can go back to Spring Grove.
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:48 AM
A restored relic of Harley-Davidson’s historic line of motorcycles is expected to return home to Spring Grove during the Classic Car Auction on Oct. 21.

  • Pirates inundate Wykoff for encore performance
    “Pirates of Penzance” is back for an encore in Wykoff.
  • Homecoming fun begins
    Homecoming officially kicked off for Kingsland Sunday night with coronation of royalty.
  • 1930 Harley-Davidson motorcycle expected to come home after restoration
    A restored relic of Harley-Davidson’s historic line of motorcycles is expected to return home to Spring Grove during the Classic Car Auction on Oct. 21.

  • Peterson to host Taste of the Trail event Saturday
    The town of Peterson is busily planning for this week’s Taste of the Trail event.
  • Dialogue of Faith: Christianity and Islam set for Sunday in Spring Valley
    Guest speaker Regina Mustafa will lead an interfaith dialogue at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley on Sunday, Sept. 10, following the 9 a.m. service at approximately 10:15 a.m.
  • Second weekend of Taste of the Trail to feature music, food, games and more

    If you’ve got a hankering for bluegrass or country music, great food, games and entertainment, circle Saturday, Sept. 16, on the calendar. The trail towns of Harmony, Preston and Fountain will be pulling out all the stops for the second week of Taste of the Trail. Country and folk artist Tom Schramm will be serenading folks stopping by in Preston and Fountain, while the Root River Jam, a three-piece bluegrass band, will be entertaining folks in Harmony.

    Taste of the Trail is a three-weekend event, which has become a fall tradition for the nine communities located on the DNR’s Root River and Harmony-Preston Valley trails. It is held the second, third and fourth weekends in September.

  • Trail towns rolling out the welcome mat with Taste of the Trail

    As the days grow shorter and cooler and the trees begin to turn colors, nine communities located on the Department of Natural Resources’ State Root River Trail and Harmony-Preston Valley Trail are planning a three-weekend event, which has become a fall tradition. Food and drink, arts and crafts, music and other entertainment will be offered at the nine communities located on the trail, the second, third and fourth Saturdays in September.

    “The various communities are working hard to provide an entertaining time during this fall season,” said Wes Harding of the non-profit organization Root River Trail Towns.

  • Play features struggles of immigrant farmers

    Iowa poet laureateto present "Vang" during Onion Fest at DreamAcres Aug. 25.

  • Mabel gearing up for 50s & 60s Day

    Grab that jar of butch wax and slick back your hair, find your favorite poodle skirt and saddle shoes and hop in your favorite classic “ride” and head on down to Mabel. 

    It’s time for Mabel’s ‘50s & ‘60s Day. The 18th annual event, which draws hundreds of people and more than a 100 classic, antique and vintage vehicles, will be held Saturday, Aug. 12.

  • It’s almost time to ‘Run From the Sun’ in Mabel
    “We feel it’s very important to make as many people aware of the damaging effects of the sun to unprotected skin and encourage everyone, young and old, to take the necessary precautions to keep from getting skin cancer. I’ve been a nurse for 17 years and really didn’t understand how serious this was until Tye’s battle with cancer. I now know so much more,” explained Marilyn Eiken.

  • Caregivers share stories of support as Relay for Life nears
    Being hand in hand with someone who has cancer could be described as being on a runaway rollercoaster – having volunteered to get on when someone realized this was going to be a ride they didn’t want to take alone. Many such individuals have stepped up and will be honored as part of the Fillmore County Relay for Life in Rushford this Friday, July 28.
  • Mabel man helping to ‘knock out cancer’ with tractor
    Joel Amdahl of Mabel is giving cancer a one-two punch with a tractor.

  • YOOH jazzes up Ye Olde Gray Barn with ‘Chicago’ this weekend
    The barn play is back and this summer it presents a “wild play” about murder, jazz and wronged women.

  • Preston residents excited about installation of community mural
    Preston’s downtown has a new attraction. A very colorful mural, depicting the flavor and fiber of the Fillmore County Seat, was recently attached to the north side of Preston City Hall. The massive piece of art is made up of 14 four-foot by eight-foot panels of aluminum and measures 16 feet tall and 28 feet wide.

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