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Its a family (of hair) affair


Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Lone Ridge Gardens
A great place for Fall gardening ideasBy Virginia CooperMonday, October 1, 2001


Last week's frost warnings sent many of us to the garden with blankets, tarps and old bed sheets to try and protect the last of the summer's harvest. It's really too early for frost, it seems like summer just got started, was the cry heard around the county.

But the frost didn't hit too hard and Indian Summer has yet to arrive. This is a great time of year to get your garden ready for winter and think about what you want to do differently next year.

Adding more color to your landscape not only gives you a sense of beauty but personal satisfaction as you enjoy how your garden changes throughout the seasons. Consider adding a few more perennial flowers this fall, to give you something new to look forward to next summer.

Right here in our backyard are several great nurseries full of plants of all varieties. Last week I visited Lone Ridge Gardens of Peterson. What a pleasant surprise.

High on a hill north of the Choice Valley sits Lone Ridge Gardens. Owned and operated by Lynette Pederson, her husband Chuck, her daughter Jennifer DeGeorge and her sister Linda Hauser, they are open through the end of October.

As you pull into their farm, you'll see a nice mix of annuals and perennials in well kept beds. Further on they have over 6000 square feet of greenhouses plus an outdoor sales area in addition to the display gardens.

Lynette started the business just four years ago taking over half of her husbands calf barn - a greenhouse in disguise. This was so successful the following year she told him the calves had to go, as there werent enough room for all the plants. They have expanded every year since and will continue to grow.

Lynette likes to experiment with different plants and has a wide variety of choices. Following selections of vegetables, herbs and annuals in the spring; she offers a good range of the must - have bloomers for perennial gardens, including daylilies, hostas, many astilbes, campanulas, lobelias in three colors and a whole lot more.

She has a few hellebores that looked very interesting. I thought they were not hardy here, but she said another gardener nearby has had good luck with them. I may have to go back for a few of those. Also known as the Lenten Rose, they are the first things to bloom in spring with drooping, green flowers streaked with purple. .....
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Board of Adjustment

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Quiet night at Planning Commission
By Mike McGrathMonday, October 1, 2001



Both the Fillmore County Planning Commission and the Board of Adjustment met last Thursday evening for their regular monthly review of variances and ..... 
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Council struggles with Coffee Street Bridge project

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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By John P. LevellMonday, October 8, 2001

After patiently waiting for two tardy council members, Mayor John Brose called what turned out to be an orderly and uneventful October 1, 2001 Lanesboro City Council meeting to order. By thi ..... 
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Fall colors and road tours

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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By Mike McGrathThe county commissioners couldnt have selected a better time than last week to continue their tour of the county roads. The beautiful Fillmore County landscape was ablaze in autumns splendor when the board headed out in the county va ..... 
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Its all a leap of faith

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Lanesboro Regional Art Center
Commission nears end of work
By John TorgrimsonMonday, October 8, 2001

Yvonne Nyenhius concentrated on her cross-stitch while she sat patiently and listened at the September 19 meeting of ..... 
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NORSTAD CONSTRUCTION

Fri, Oct 5th, 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


We offer a plan service ..... 
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Our Gift Shop

Fri, Oct 5th, 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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Welcome to Bluff Country's Finest Family Campground

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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SUPERSAW VALLEY CAMPGROUND
Deep in the heart of picturesque Bluff Country, welcome to Supersaw Valley Campground, southeastern Minnesotas scenic family camping area.

Come discover 185 acres of lush, bountifu ..... 
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Journal Profile #84

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Name: Ellen Collett
Home: Preston, MN
Age: 54
Profession: Homemaker/Daycare
Family: Husband Dave, three daughters, two sons, and six grandchildren
Personal Hero: My mother
Hobbies: Se ..... 
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