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Snakes of the Blufflands


Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in All The Great Outdoors



Sixteen of Minnesota’s seventeen kinds of snakes live in the blufflands.  On Friday, July 31 at 7 p.m., come to the Houston Nature Center to learn how we can live, work and recreate and still conserve these awesome creatures. Find out how rattlesnake/people encounters can be reduced while at the same time keeping this fascinating snake from disappearing. A slide show about area snakes and a live snake program will be given.  See a live fox snake and rattlesnake.  Bring a camera for a picture of your loved one touching a fox snake!
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Birth Announcement - Atley James Rindels

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Nate and Bonnie Rindels of Preston are proud parents of a baby boy, Atley James. He was born July 16, 2015, weighed 8 lb 14 oz, and was 20 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by big sisters, Olivia and Arianna. Maternal grandparents are Chuck ..... 
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Search for Miss Teen Fillmore County announced

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in All Features

If you are single, never been married between the ages of 13 to 18 years, applications are being accepted for the title of 2016 Miss Teen Fillmore County! Miss Teen Fillmore County will represent her county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant, which ..... 
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Meet the Merry Meeters

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015

By Barb Jeffers A very special group of Fillmore County ladies meet once a month, just as they have since 1951, and their name is The Merry Meeter’s Birthday Club. The current members of the group say that beginning in 1951, if not before, moth ..... 
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Harmony Bloodmobile exceeds goal by 17 units

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

The blood drive held in Harmony on July 14, 2015, succeeded in collecting 59 units of blood, which was 17 over their goal. There were 61 donors that presented and three first-time participants. Congratulations to these five donors who reached the f ..... 
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How to build and maintain strong bones

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

Osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become weakened and brittle over time, affects millions of people across the globe. The International Osteoporosis Foundation says an osteoporosis-related fracture occurs roughly once every 3 seconds, acc ..... 
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Roger Wertanen going strong at 75

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in Peterson Health & Wellness

What adjectives come to mind when you read the phrase “75 year-old retiree with a pacemaker”? Would you think of words such as “fit, competitive, active, fast, and driven”? Well, if you knew Roger Wertanen, you might have thought of those ..... 
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What’s happening on our hills?

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in All Commentary

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been working on the bluffs around Rushford for many years. With the recent restoration effort on the bluff off Money Creek Road, and addition of goats to our other bluffs, there have been rumors abou ..... 
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One Moment, Please... Race Relations

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in All Commentary

What does the Confederate Flag represent to you? That’s the question we posed in last week’s reader poll. Is it a part of American history? Does it relate to slavery and racism? Is it a symbol of freedom? Has this whole thing been blown ..... 
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