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St. Charles, MN


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St. Charles, known as the Gladiola Capitol, and located at the Gateway to Whitewater State Park to the north and I-90 entrance to S.E. MN. Historic Bluff Country to the south.

It boasts a historic central business district, several year-round restaurants and one seasonal, a bed and breakfast with tea room and gift shop, two motels, antiques and many other shops. There is an 18-hole scenic golf course within city limits; plus trout fishing, hunting, hiking-biking, camping and Amish farm community all less than 10 minutes from town.

Summer festivals include the Winona County Fair in July and Flowerfest during August.

For more information on St. Charles contact C.I.C. (Community Improvement Corp.-Chamber), 830 Whitewater Ave., St. Charles, MN 55972. Call 507-932-3054 or visit the city's website at www.stcharlesmn.org
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Lanesboro City Council

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Council gets tax lessonBy Mike McGrathMonday, January 29, 2001

The Lanesboro City Council met in a lengthy session last Monday evening, dealing with tax assessors, subdivisions and disgruntled residents.

After approval of the agenda a ..... 
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Travelers' tales

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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A visit to the Raffles Hotel in SingaporeBy Neil HaugerudMonday, February 5, 2001

During the third week of January, I accompanied my daughter Renee on a business trip to Singapore. The sub-tropical temperatures, combined ..... 
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Board seat to be vacant 30 days

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Monday, February 5, 2001

Even with the best of planning, it appears that the Fillmore County Third District Commissioner’s seat will be vacant a minimum of 30 days.

Commissioner Gary Peterson announced at the January 23 county board me ..... 
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Commission deals with sawmill permits, tower

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Monday, January 29, 2001

Mike Tuohy’s first act as newly elected chairman of the Fillmore County Planning Commission was to implement a sign up system for the public to give input at public hearings.

"We need to register the speakers ..... 
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Benson denies MPCA request

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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By John TorgrimsonMonday, February 5, 2001

On Thursday, February 1, Fillmore County District Judge Robert Benson denied a request from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to reconsider his decision of December 2 ..... 
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The war against grime

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Monday, January 29, 2001

I had a feeling that there was something in the wind. There seemed to be an unnatural quiet and I had a premonition that something dreadful was going to happen. It was as though there was a dense fog bank and I knew so ..... 
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The Gift of Life

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Monday, December 18, 2000

When the phone rang at three a.m. last Monday morning, my husband Joe sat straight up out of a deep sleep, "Baby time," he said.

With one foot on the floor, he then heard me saying, "Yes, you can dry ginger a ..... 
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