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Solar PV Workshop April 13


Tue, Apr 9th, 2013
Posted in All Home & Garden

The next event in the Off Grid Solar PV series will be a held on Saturday, April 13th, 12:30 p.m. at the home of Brian and Ruth Lavelle, located west of Caledonia and north of Spring Grove in Black Hammer township. The workshop will start with a site evaluation using a Solar Pathfinder and then will move on to design considerations unique to Brian and Ruth's installation. Brian has been working on his homework assignment and we will look at what loads he plans on powering so we can discuss system sizing, wiring, and other considerations. Bring along your worksheets if you have questions to ask about your own plans. Please dress for the weather as we will be outdoors for most of the workshop.

If you want to attend, please e-mail boxeldergrove@yahoo.com and we'll send you out directions to Brian and Ruth's home in Houston County.

Electric outage to affect residents of Harmony

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Harmony Home & Garden

A new transformer will be installed on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 1 AM. Therefore, almost the entire community (except the north industrial park area) will be without electricity starting on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 1 AM. The outage could last up ..... 
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Gardening: We Dig It Workshop

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in All Home & Garden

Are you ready for spring growing season? If so, the We Dig It Gardening Workshop may provide you with some great inspiration. The Houston County Master Gardeners and Caledonia Community Education are hosting their third annual gardening workshop o ..... 
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Deadline to apply to purchase Habitat for Humanity home is March 15

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in All Home & Garden

Winona, MN - Habitat for Humanity Winona-Fillmore Counties is accepting applications now through March 15 for a single family home to be built in Winona. To qualify for a Habitat home, the family must currently be living in substandard housing, be ..... 
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Habitat for Humanity has no “waiting list” for homebuyers

Fri, Feb 15th, 2013
Posted in All Home & Garden

Winona, MN- Habitat for Humanity Winona-Fillmore Counties is now accepting applications for a single family home to be built in Winona. To qualify for a Habitat home, the family must currently be living in substandard housing, be unable to obtain ..... 
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Separating recyclables

By LaVerne C. Paulson

Fri, Feb 8th, 2013
Posted in All Home & Garden

The second and third most common questions I get asked are, “Where does all that stuff go?” and “Who gets the job of separating all that stuff?” The easy answers are, “Twin Cities” and “a large machine, along with a few nimble people w ..... 
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Spring is just around the corner...time for tree planting!

Fri, Jan 18th, 2013
Posted in All Home & Garden

Jeanette Serfling, Administrative Assistant It’s time to think about your spring tree planting needs. The SWCD tree program is in full swing offering a variety of bare root shrubs, deciduous trees and conifers and potted conifers. We sell good qu ..... 
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Plastics

By LaVerne C. Paulson

Fri, Jan 11th, 2013
Posted in All Home & Garden

A lot of plastic passes through the recycling center here in Preston each week. Plastic containers are lightweight and strong, making them desirable for their durability. The most common containers that are recyclable are milk jugs, juice containers ..... 
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Steel cans

By LaVerne C. Paulson

Fri, Dec 28th, 2012
Posted in All Home & Garden

Tin cans , as we know them, are not made of tin, but are really made of steel. But then, old habits are hard to break. Tin cans have been around since 1810. Soup, juice, vegetables, meat, coffee, evaporated milk, sardines, pet food, and pork and b ..... 
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