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Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities has announced its Deans List for fall semester, 2000. The following local students were named to the list: Brit Ofstedal, Harmony; Amanda Bovy, Rushford; Sarah Burmeister, Emily Dahl, and Ashley Greene, all of Spring Valley.

Alicia Lacher, daughter of Cynthia and Gilbert Lacher, was named to the Deans List at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA.

Andrew Halverson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Halverson of Spring Grove, was named to the Deans List at Saint Marys University of Minnesota in Winona. He is a sophomore at St. Marys.

Christopher Benson of Lanesboro, Benjamin Thorson of Mabel, and Teresa Kingsbury of Peterson, all graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Stout during graduation ceremonies held in December.

Andrea Reis, Cindy Truka, and Katherine Stecher, all of Lime Springs, IA, were placed on the Deans List at Iowa State University - Ames campus for outstanding academic achievement.

Over 450 hours of volunteer service have been performed by the 54 teachers and students at St. Johns Lutheran School in Wykoff. Projects included presenting musical and dance programs for the Spring Valley Nursing Home, presenting ethnic German dances for the Wykoff Fall Fest and by request for other local groups, assisting with unloading and packing boxes at the local food shelf, and other individual family activities. For their efforts, the school has been awarded a grant from the Aid Association for Lutherans to be used for any educational or charitable cause chosen by students and teachers.The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities has announced its Deans List for fall semester, 2000. The following local students were named to the list: Brit Ofstedal, Harmony; Amanda Bovy, Rushford; Sarah Burmeister, Emily Dahl, and Ashley Greene, all of Spring Valley.

Alicia Lacher, daughter of Cynthia and Gilbert Lacher, was named to the Deans List at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA.

Andrew Halverson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Halverson of Spring Grove, was named to the Deans List at Saint Marys University of Minnesota in Winona. He is a sophomore at St. Marys.

Christopher Benson of Lanesboro, Benjamin Thorson of Mabel, and Teresa Kingsbury of Peterson, all graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Stout during graduation ceremonies held in December.

Andrea Reis, Cindy Truka, and Katherine Stecher, all of Lime Springs, IA, were placed on the Deans List .....
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Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Air Force Airman Robert J. Norby has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

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Spring Valley, MN

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Sample the Seasons in Spring Valley

Sample spring and rediscover the solitude and harmony of nature. Angle for trout, enjoy wild flowers, take up birding, scout for mushrooms -- these and more can be enjoyed in the countryside near S ..... 
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Spring Grove, MN

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Velkommen til Spring Grove

In a world of mass-produced, carbon copy, electronic images and impersonal life experiences, fine quality service and warm, friendly people are scarce as hen's teeth. But not in Spring Grove.

Spring G ..... 
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Rushford, MN

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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The first pioneers pole-boated up the Root River to the junction of Rush Creek, peered through 10-foot tall grasses, and learned what Indians already knew - this was astonishing beauty. On Christmas Eve 1854, the first four families gathered and name ..... 
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Peterson, MN

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Peterson, nestled in the narrow Root River Valley, was founded in 1867, when the railroad was built on land donated for the use by Peter Peterson Haslerud, who settled here in 1853. He owned and platted the village site and was the major force behind ..... 
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Ostrander, MN

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Ostrander, population 276, is located on the very western edge of Fillmore County. If you were to visit Ostrander in the summer, you would most likely find a softball game in progress. Fast pitch softball has been a tradition in Ostrander for many ye ..... 
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Mabel, MN

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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Mabel, Minnesota is snuggled in the southeast corner of Fillmore County; 60 miles SE of Rochester, 120 miles south of the Twin Cities; 40 miles SW of LaCrosse, Wisconsin or just 20 miles north of Decorah, Iowa.

Frank Adams was the chief const ..... 
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LeRoy, MN

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2001
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LeRoy, gateway to Lake Louise State Park, is a bustling little town on the edge of the priaire. Located south of Spring Valley on Hwy 56, LeRoy is part of the Shooting Star Scenic Byway.

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