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Donald K. Capron


Fri, Apr 13th, 2001
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Donald K. Capron, 85, of Lanesboro, died April 5, 2001 at Good Samaritan Center in Preston where he had lived since May 1995.

He was born Dec. 21, 1915, in Lanesboro. He graduated from Lanesboro High School. Following graduation, he attended normal training in Preston. He taught for two years in Maland School near Highland, Minn., and two years at Diamond Creek School near Whalan, Minn. He worked for three years at Capron-Brekke Hardware store. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1942 to 1945, then returned to Lanesboro and worked in the hardware store from 1945 to 1960. He purchased the store in 1960. He retired in 1983 but continued to work at Capron Hardware until 1994. He was a member of Richland Prairie "Scotland" Church near Henrytown, Minn., and later joined the United Methodist Church in Lanesboro. He was also a member of the Lanesboro American Legion, V.F.W. and Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include one brother, J. Hugh (Virginia) Capron of Winona.

The funeral for Donald K. Capron was held April 10, 2001 at United Methodist Church in Lanesboro, with the Rev. Tony Fink officiating. The American Legion conducted military rites. Spring burial will be in Lanesboro Cemetery. .

Bernice Blagsvedt

Fri, Apr 13th, 2001
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Bernice Blagsvedt, 82, of Mabel died April 7, 2001 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.

Bernice Samuelson was born April 29, 1918, in Winneshiek County, Iowa, near Decorah, to Lars and Karen (Frovik) Samuelson, who were immigrants f ..... 
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Citizen initiatives stregthen social and economic bonds

Fri, Apr 6th, 2001
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Monday, April 9, 2001

The report, Finding Food in Farm Country, profiles four organizations that are committed to a regional food system.

Root River Market

In response to the closing of Houston, Minnesota's only grocery ..... 
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Zimmer and Root vie for vacant commissioner seat on April 17

Fri, Apr 6th, 2001
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By John TorgrimsonMonday, April 9, 2001

On Tuesday, April 17, voters in District Three (Fillmore, Bloomfield, Forestville, Beaver and York Townships and Ward I Spring Valley) will elect a new county commissioner to fill the vacancy created wit ..... 
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Lanesboro City Council

Fri, Apr 6th, 2001
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City attorney to look at art center sites; council meets with cable companyBy John TorgrimsonMonday, April 9, 2001

If Lanesboro City Council member Kevin Drake has anything to say about it, the Regional Art Commission will need to do some expl ..... 
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County ready to deal with Waste Management

Fri, Apr 6th, 2001
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By John TorgrimsonMonday, April 9, 2001

Fillmore County is prepared to enter into an agreement with Waste Management to privatize some of the functions at the Resource Recovery Center. The announcement was made by Commissioner Duane Bakke, who ..... 
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Finding Food in Farm County

Fri, Apr 6th, 2001
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Economics of food and farming in SE MinnesotaBy Nancy Overcott Monday, April 9, 2001

"As much as $800 million each year flows out of our agricultural region as local families grow and buy food. Almost none of this money b ..... 
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NORSTAD CONSTRUCTION

Fri, Apr 6th, 2001
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New Homes Remodeling Additions
Poured Basement Walls Driveways Retaining Walls
Agriculture Horse Barns Riding Arenas


Fill, Sand, Black Dirt, Landscaping, Lite Excavation


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Our Gift Shop

Fri, Apr 6th, 2001
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Features:
Locally made Amish Quilts, Dolls, Baskets & Furniture
Amish Pantry Spices, Mustards, Bread Mixes & Soups
Beaumont Brothers Pottery
Fall Pumpkins, Apples & Scarecrows
Tapestry Wallhangings
Bell Pul ..... 
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