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55th Class reunion


Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in Preston Features

Photo submitted by Jeanette Schmidt

The Preston High School class of 1960 recently got together to celebrate their 55th reunion. Enjoying each other’s company were, seated left to right: Jeanette Larsen Schmidt, Jim Gebhard, Joyce Roelofs Collett, Linda Yaste Nierenhausen, Marcia Miller Rappe, Jerilyn Hovey Grooters. Standing are, left to right: Arvin VanderPlas, Murph Gartner, John Hanson, Roger Bickelhaupt, Pat O’Connor, Dave Schmidt, Nancy Engle Robinson, Wayne Staplecamp, Darrell Hanson, Dave Rappe, Ruth Roelofs Tressmer.

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Red Cross urges blood donations to maintain summer blood supply

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in Chatfield Features

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in August and help meet the constant need for blood products by patients. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Summer is an especially difficult time to collect enough blood ..... 
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Rushford approves subsidy, lot rezoning as community center sale proceeds

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in Rushford Government

The future of the former community center, a one-time hope and frequent thorn in the side of the city, has now been sealed. Pending final closing of the sale, the building will be sold to Win-Tech Electronics, Inc. The sale was approved by the counc ..... 
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County updated on collaborative effort to reduce welfare fraud

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in All Government

Wabasha County Sheriff Rodney Bartsh and Detective Mike Lavigne (regional fraud prevention investigator) gave their account of this collaborative effort to the Fillmore County board at the July 28 meeting. Bartsh noted that welfare fraud investiga ..... 
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Fillmore County resident is a lottery winner

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in All Features

ROSEVILLE, MN. – Congratulations to Raymond Schroeder Jr. of Spring Valley. Schroeder won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s High Stakes Lakes scratch game. Schroeder claimed the prize on July 21, 2015. The winning ticket was purchased at Kwik Trip ..... 
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Wykoff News

By Donna Erdman

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in Wykoff Government

On Monday July 20, the Wykoff Area Historical Society had their monthly meeting at Mary’s Tea Room. WAHS is still looking for volunteers to work at Ed’s Museum this summer. Mary Sackett needs volunteers to give tours on weekdays when someone sto ..... 
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One Moment, Please... Immigration

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in All Commentary

About 10 years ago, I was attending a weekly Rotary Club meeting in La Porte, Ind., and the guest speaker was a professor from Purdue University speaking on the subject of immigration. He opened with, “Did you know that immigrants are more likel ..... 
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Letter about Houston County planning commission votes not to enforce ordinances...

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in Rushford Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, At the July 23 Planning Commission meeting a motion was made and seconded to require that the county board mandate enforcement of county mining ordinances by the Planning and Zoning department. As you may know, over 90% of the c ..... 
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The shame of poetic truth

By Col. Stan Gudmundson

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
Posted in All Commentary

To me, the fallacies of liberalism are self-evident. Well, okay I’m giving myself too much credit. Books by Tom Sowell, Fredrick Douglas, Cora Daniels, Milton Friedman, Walter Williams, and others have provided many opportunities for the “clue ..... 
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