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Savor “Taste of the Trail” in Fountain, Harmony & Preston


Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
Posted in Harmony Arts & Culture

On three Saturdays in September, the Root River Trail System will feature local food, artisans, entertainment, culture, and fun during an annual trail wide event, Taste of the Trail.

On September 6, the towns of Fountain, Harmony and Preston are teaming together to show off their abundance of food, beverages and entertainment in southeast Minnesota between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Each town will include its own growers, producers and restaurateurs, offering complimentary samples of their products. Live entertainment will also be part of the fun.

Join us in Fountain at the Trailhead & adjacent City Park which has two covered picnic areas, restrooms, baseball diamond, volleyball & basketball courts, a play equipment area for children, and of course...a drinking fountain. If you prefer bottled, pick up a free bottle of Natural Spring water from Amish Tours By Rose, along with a “passport” listing participating vendors & businesses. At the end of your visit, hand in your “passport” for a drawing of prizes which will be listed on the website.

Harmony invites you to our beautiful Trailhead and Visitor Center at the North edge of town where you can bike in or visit us by car. Relax to the music provided by local musician Charlie Warner. Sample local foods by Harmony food service businesses and artesian water provided by the Harmony Chamber. Kid’s activities will keep the little ones entertained.

Preston will offer several nature activities including a Rockie Top Acres Alpaca Farm exhibit. Stop by for treats provided by local Preston businesses/vendors and get a sample of smoked trout spread, a crowd favorite. Enjoy live music by the Rutabaga Bros from 11am-2pm and take a tour of the Historic Caboose after jumping on a tractor /wagon ride around town.

For more information on specific food vendors and activities, please go to www.taste.rootrivertrail.org.

Taste of the Trail is sponsored by Root River Trail Towns, an association of communities situated on the Root River Trail System, working together for the promotion and betterment of the trail.

Fillmore Central projects nearing completion

Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
Posted in Harmony Education

There were multiple projects going on at both the Harmony and Preston sites of Fillmore Central Schools, and all of them are winding down as the first day of school approaches. Principal Heath Olstad said the sprinkler system at the high school h ..... 
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Birth Announcement: Taisley Alice Millard

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Social Scenes

Gabrielle and Trinity Millard of Brookings, S.D. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Taisley Alice. She was born August 6, 2014 weighing 8 lbs. 3.5 oz. and 20 inches long. Taisley is welcomed home by big brother, Taitem. Grandparents ..... 
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ACT on Alzheimer’s Community Forum to be held

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

ACT on Alzheimer’s Community Forum to be held Wednesday, August 27 at 7pm, the ACT on Alzheimer’s-Harmony Action Committee is hosting a meeting in the Community Room at Clara House (formerly Heritage Grove). All are invited to come hear about Al ..... 
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Lantern tours available at Niagara Cave

Fri, Aug 15th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Features

Niagara Cave in Harmony, Minn. has begun offering lantern tours of the cave each Saturday evening through Labor Day to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the cave opening to the public for tours. Mark Bishop, owner of Niagara Cave, stated, “The ..... 
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Harmony street project nears completion

Fri, Aug 15th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Government

City Engineer Brett Grabau attended the Harmony City Council meeting on August 12 to update the council on the First Avenue street project. Grabau said there have been a lot of questions about the curbs. For the most part, the curbs are the same ..... 
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Harmony Enterprises achieves ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

Fri, Aug 8th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Business Announcements

MINNEAPOLIS - Bob Kill, President & CEO of Enterprise Minnesota, recently traveled to Harmony to honor Harmony Enterprises for achieving its ISO 9001: 2008 registration. Members of Minnesota’s Congressional delegation and officials from the Minn ..... 
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Birth Announcements - Carli Jo Cox

Fri, Aug 8th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Social Scenes

John and Christine Cox of Elkton, S.D. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Carli Jo Cox on June 28, 2014. Carli weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Nancy Cox of Harmony, Minn. and Paul and Peg Hanse ..... 
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Orlando Michel

Wed, Aug 6th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Obituaries

Orlando William Michel, 84, a lifelong Harmony resident passed away on July 24, 2014, at Green Lea Manor in Mabel, Minn., after battling cancer. Orlando was born February 23, 1930, to Addie and Virgil Michel. Survivors include his two sons: Geor ..... 
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