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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 van to go look at the state of the road projects, both ongoing and proposed, within the districts of Commissioners Randy Dahl and Marc Prestby.

Also on the tour was a stop in Harmony to look at a county-owned lot that the City of Harmony is interested in purchasing.

Before the road tour began, Mark Thein, Business Development Coordinator, and Joel Dhein, EDA Director and City Administrator of Harmony, visited the board to explore the possibility of purchasing a lot that adjoins a warehouse property that the city wishes to develop as part of an economic development project.

The lot is located adjacent to both the citys property and the countys road shop property and currently is home to the countys sand pile. The Harmony Economic Development Authority (EDA) would like to purchase the countys lot because it provides better access to the loading docks on their development project.

The County Board visited the lot on their tour and will continue discussions with the Harmony EDA.

New Veterans Clinic

The chief of the countys Veteran Services office, Larry Hunt, briefed the board on the new Veterans clinic that opened in Rochester on August 7. The new clinic will serve the regions veterans with outpatient care and also provide referrals to the Minneapolis VA Hospital.

Director Hunt also noted that veterans can receive prescription benefits through the Rochester Clinic, enjoying a significant savings over the regular prescription costs. A physician and a nurse practitioner provide services at the clinic, and a physicians assistant will be added in the future.

The clinic had a waiting list of up to 900 patients when it opened, but under current staffing, it is expected that it can handle up to 1,200 patients without a waiting list. The local Veterans office provides transportation for veterans to the VA hospital in Minneapolis from Fillmore County twice a week, but Hunt does not anticipate that he will be providing regular shuttle service to the Rochester clinic.

Property liability

The commissioners are legitimately lamenting the cost of an environmental assessment study required for a former agriculture cooperative prope .....
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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


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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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Birth Announcements

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Correction
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Judah Gabriel Torgerud was born on August 15, 2001. He weighed 8 lbs, 13 ozs and was 21 1/2 long. Parents are Andy and Amber Torgerud of Canton. Paternal grandparents are Roger and Marilyn Torgerud of Canton. Maternal g ..... 
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