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Chatfield Western Days “spurs fun for all”


Fri, Aug 16th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

By Barb Jeffers

Western Days 2013 in Chatfield, Minn., was held August 8 - 11, was packed full of events the entire four days of the celebration with activities taking place from one end of town to the other and everywhere in between.

Wit’s End Theatre presented its production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot” each night of Western Days which had many people in Potter Auditorium laughing out loud.

Thursday evening the Chatfield Fish and Game Club held open trap shooting.

Bingo was played in the City Park on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and the seats under the bingo tent always seemed to have people in them. An ATV Trail Ride took place Friday leaving from the Trail Head and the Minnesota Horse and Pony Pullers were also in town.

A book sale was held at the Pavlish Building and First Aid/Blood Pressure checks were available in the City Park by the Chatfield EMS.

A carnival by Cody Amusements was in the park from Friday to Sunday with rides and games for the children to enjoy along with many types of food and treats throughout the park. Food was available in all shapes and sizes over Western Days weekend.

Some of the food choices were the R-4 Meat wagon serving steak sandwiches, the Pony Express, Methodist Church Stand, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Paul Lutheran Church and Pioneer Presbyterian also having stands with many selections to choose from.

The Beer Garden, held at the Fire Hall, is a very popular place during Western Days and is sponsored by the Chatfield Fire Department and held at the Fire Hall. A Lions Club Hog raffle was an event scores of people wanted to be a part of to see if they had good luck.

Hanson Girls’ Concessions, Gleason’s Concessions, Chatfield Ambulance EMS, Stumpy’s pizza, and the “Squeeze Shack” brought even more choices. The VFW Chicken BBQ which never fails to satisfy was held on Saturday and provided a filling meal at a reasonable price. The Commercial Club got Sunday started off with a Pancake Breakfast which is a favorite of many residents.

The first ever Bandtown Friday Night Jam had groups and individuals sitting down to the enjoy the music along with the beautiful evening weather. Entertainment was provided by CBB Jazz Combo with Steve Strange, and Casey and the Good Timers. KROC’s Music on Wheels entertained a crowd at the Bernard Bus Garage which was sponsore .....
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Chatfield Community Education supports and serves families

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

Chatfield Community Education recognizes the importance of early childhood experiences. Therefore, it is a priority to support and serve families with young children. Programs and services have been designed with the young child in mind. ECFE The ..... 
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No horsing around, Conway’s love Arabians

Mon, Mar 18th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

By Barb Jeffers At Conway Arabians of Chatfield, Minn., it is all about the horses. The work, the travel, the lack of sleep, the joy…. It is all about the horses, Arabian horses to be exact. Peter and Lori Conway own Conway Arabians, and acco ..... 
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New Chatfield convenience store will be built “Kwik”

Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

A new Kwik Trip will be built in Chatfield, Minn. in the near future, giving residents and visitors a more convenient Kwik Trip store to stop and top off their tanks. Mr. Hans Zietlow, Director of Real Estate for Kwik Trip, Inc. stated, “Yes, we a ..... 
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Kids love to “Learn & Play”

Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

Two things children love are to learn and to play. Two things parents want are for their children to be safe and well-cared for. At Learn & Play Daycare in Chatfield, Minn. parents and children get what they need. Learn & Play Daycare was open ..... 
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Benefit for the Jeche family

Fri, Feb 15th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

Several months after a severe car accident friends and family of the Dennis Jeche family are putting together a benefit to help with expenses. Dennis, Brenda, and Ashley Jeche were involved in a the car accident in Goodhue County on October 20, 2012 ..... 
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Adourn will “funk your junk”

Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

A new boutique has arrived on Main Street in Chatfield, Minn. that has many people excited to “funk their junk.” The name of the store is Adourn {furniture rehab} and is located at 218 Main Street in Chatfield. The store is filled with old furn ..... 
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Chatfield Napa store has added hardware

Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

The Napa Store located at 103 1/2 Division Street NW in Chatfield, Minn. has begun selling hardware store related items along with car parts and accessories. The business began selling hardware items in November of 2011, and have made room for many ..... 
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Chosen Valley Threads has relocated

Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012
Posted in Chatfield Features

Chosen Valley Threads in Chatfield, Minn. has changed locations after being located in the previous building for 13 years. Mat and Lisa Vaupel took over as owners of Chosen Valley Threads in May of 2012, which was then located at 217 S. Main Street ..... 
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