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Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Harmony Fire Department hosting smoke trailer and fire house public event


Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Commentary

For Fire Prevention Week, the Harmony Fire and Ambulance Departments, in conjunction with Fillmore County deputies, will be coordinating an open house event on October 7, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the public.

While enjoying refreshments, hot dogs, chips, activities and door prizes, attendees will have an opportunity to participate in the smoke trailer and fire house exercises with trained emergency response team members.

R-P Community Education to host “Meet the School Board Candidates” forum

Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

This October 13th, the Rushford-Peterson school district will have the opportunity to elect three people to the Board of Education. Eight candidates are vying for these seats: Dave Ansell, Len Strapp, Joyce Iverson, Ryan Oian, Evan Meier, Dean Mie ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson bond levy: an unnecessary financial risk

Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

By Michael Machutt Rushford, Minn. We are being asked to commit to a minimum of $56,000,000 of debt ($38,000,000 in principal and $28,000,000 interest) in order to build a new K-12 facility. $56,000,000 is the minimum because there are still unf ..... 
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Growing philanthropic resources for southern Minnesota

Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

This is an important time of year for Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF). We are wrapping up our annual update visits with local city and county government leaders, requesting their continued financial support of the work we do. In addi ..... 
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One Moment, Please... Making history

Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

Did you notice something new in the Fillmore County Journal this past week? We published our first-ever feature titled “A Journal Flashback,” recognizing the humble beginnings of what you are reading today. As we approached the newspaper’s ..... 
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Correction

Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

In the September 29, 2014 issue of the Fillmore County Journal, in the Fillmore County Police Reports, the following items were mistakenly associated with Thomas Paul Wunderlich of Winona, Minn., “8/29/2013, DWI-Operation Motor Vehicle Under Inf ..... 
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In search of truth and courage

By Yvonne Nyenhuis

Mon, Sep 29th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Commentary

I always feel sad when I see the furry bodies of animals that didn’t make it safely across the road. I imagine their fear and pain at the moment of their death. One day as my husband and I cruised along “County 8” ,I saw a dark lump to my ri ..... 
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R-P Schools are right in the ballpark

By Andy Prinsen

Mon, Sep 29th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Commentary

There has been concern voiced lately, and rightly so, over the size and cost of the proposed new PreK-12th grade Rushford-Peterson school to be voted on this coming November.  I believe that any investment of this size in our community should be in ..... 
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The President and the Congress Should Work Together on Military Intervention

By Lee Hamilton

Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said. “But I believe w ..... 
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