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Chosen Valley Community Foundation “Chill Fest”


Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Arts & Culture

The 12th annual Chatfield “Chill First” Celebration will be held this year on Saturday, January 12 in Chatfield. The celebration will have many events in Mill Creek Park and Groen Park along with other events occurring throughout Chatfield the whole day.

One of the highlights of the Chill Fest Celebration is the annual Polar Plunge to be held again at Mill Creek Park. This will be a fundraiser benefit for St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. The plunge will take place at 2 p.m. sharp at the Mill Creek Bridge on County Road 2. Potential Plungers are encouraged to pick up pledge forms and waivers that are available at Dave’s Barber shop in Chatfield, or can get forms on the City of Chatfield, Minnesota web site. Plungers are encouraged to obtain pledges in hopes of raising funds for st. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

New events include:

•Rummage I Antique sale, for Habitat for Humanity, at The Chatfield Methodist Church from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

•Bean Bag Toss tournament for Chatfield Youth Fast pitch Softball Association held at Bernard’s Bus Garage registration at 10 a.m., event from 11 a.m. - untill completed.

•The Cub Scouts will again have a Turkey Bowling event in Mill Creek park prior and after the Polar Plunge.

Returning events include:

•The Health Fair being sponsored by Olmsted Medical Center and Help Our Neighbors. Held at St. Mary’s Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

•Bunco Party, by Women’s Community/Club at The Thurber Building/City Hall at

3 p.m.

•Chili Supper/Chile & Salsa Contest! Craft sale at Pioneer Presbyterian Church 4:30 p.m. untill 6:30 p.m.

•Candlelight Snow Shoe Walk by the Bluff Country Hiking Club at 5:30 to 6:30 leaving from Groen Park Shelter.

•Cold Cash Bingo at 6:30 p.m. at St Mary’s Catholic Church.

•Chosen Bean Concert with Willy Porter at Chatfield Center for the Arts - Legion Room

at 7:30. Tickets $20. at the door.

Come and get rid of the Winter Blues I Cabin Fever and have a good time. The whole Family will enjoy the day with many fun events.

The Chosen Valley Foundation is sponsoring this years “Chill Fest.”

Habitat for Humanity is coming to Chatfield

Fri, Jan 10th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Business Announcements

A steering committee has been formed in Chatfield, Minn., to bring Habitat for Humanity to our community. Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, grass-roots, ecumenical Christian ministry. Its mission is to eliminate sub-standard housing and homeless ..... 
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Matthew Patrick Erickson

Thu, Jan 9th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Matthew Patrick Erickson, 29, of Chatfield, Minn., died Sunday, January 5, 2014 in an automobile accident near Winona. Matthew was born September 17, 1984 to Steven and Deborah (Henry) Erickson in Rochester, Minn. He attended school in Lanesbo ..... 
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Chatfield reconsiders portion of engineering proposal

Fri, Jan 3rd, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Government

At a special meeting of the Chatfield City Council on December 30 councilors discussed a decision made at their November 25 meeting. At the November meeting it was suggested that WSB’s projected engineering fee for St. Albans Place improvements ..... 
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Loren “Tom” Thomas Jeche

Tue, Dec 31st, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Loren “Tom” Thomas Jeche, 69, of Chatfield, Minn., died Friday December 27, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn. Tom was born February 21, 1944 in Spring Valley, Minn. to Loren and Laura (Bagan) Jeche. He attended schools in Wyko ..... 
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Chatfield School Board approves 2014 levy

Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Education

CPA Alan Anderson was in attendance at the Chatfield School Board meeting on Monday, December 16 to give a district audit financial report on the 2012-2013 school year budget. Anderson reported that the school district is doing well in terms of its ..... 
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Richard Holets, Jr.

Tue, Dec 24th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Richard Holets, Jr., 93 of Chatfield, Minn., died Friday, December 20, 2013, at his home in Chatfield. Richard was born April 14, 1920, just south of Chatfield to Richard and Mildred (Oviatt) Holets. He attended country school District 83, and gra ..... 
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Dora Kammer

Wed, Dec 18th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Dora Kammer, 87, of Chatfield, Minn., died Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. Dora was born May 13, 1926 in rural Fountain, Minn. to Baldwin and Effa (Strom) Skrukrud. She attend schools in Chatfield and gr ..... 
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Wesley Dean Idso

Tue, Dec 17th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Wesley Dean Idso, 83, of Chatfield, Minn., died on Saturday December 14, 2013 from complications of Alzheimers Disease at Chatfield Care and Rehabilitation Center, where he had been a resident since April of 2012. Wesley was born on June 13, 1931 ..... 
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