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Senior Wagon Rides Along the Root River State Trail


Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Arts & Culture

The Annual Wagon Ride along the Root River is scheduled for Wednesday, September 4, 2013, beginning at the Rushford Depot in Rushford, Minn.

Tractor pulled wagons will carry participants from the Rushford Depot to Houston, Minn. and then travel to Houston and back to Rushford.

There will be two rides. The first will begin loading at 8:30 a.m. The second ride will begin loading at 12:30 p.m. Each ride will be approximately 2 ½ hours round trip.

All seniors (55 years of age and older), companions and disabled individuals are welcome.

Participants have the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty along the Root River Bike Trail at no cost!

Semcac Senior Dining will have a Barbeque Lunch available at The Tenborg Center in Rushford for those who wish to participate (registration is required). The menu will be barbeques, baked beans, fruit cup, dessert and milk. The suggested cost for the meal is $3.50 for 60 years of age and older and $6.00 for under 60 years of age. Participants may enjoy Senior Dining after the morning wagon ride or before the afternoon wagon ride.

Reservations for the wagon rides are required as seating is limited to 125 people on each ride. Call Historic Bluff Country at 507-864-2992 or e-mail hbc@bluffcountry.com, for wagon ride and senior dining reservations by August 29, 2013. When making reservations registrants should provide a phone number, group affiliation (if any), the number of riders in the group, as well as any special needs group members may need.

Semcac’s retired and Senior Volunteer Program, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Historic Bluff Country, Inc. are sponsoring the event.

Coffee, donuts and baked goods will be provided at the Rushford Depot. Restrooms will also be available.

In case of bad weather (heavy rains and storms) the wagon ride will be cancelled.
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ExpoCulinaria, a lip-smackig event - you be the Judge

Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Arts & Culture

By Team ExpoCulinaria Saturday, September 7 is circled on calendars and hungry culinary fans are getting their tickets early for the 2013 ExpoCulinaria—an experience of taste in Rushford, Minn. Relished from the sellout success of 2012, ExpoCulin ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson forms future facilities committee

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Aug 2nd, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Government

While admittedly not surprised with the results of a proposed $15 million new facility referendum last December, Superintendent Chuck Ehler gleaned a clearer vision for what the community wants. Now, the district is looking to setup a community task ..... 
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A Taste of Iowa in Rushford

By Sara Pecinovsky

Fri, Aug 2nd, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Arts & Culture

By Sara Pecinovsky Being home from college, I try to connect back with a few friends from home to catch up on our lives. A couple weeks ago, I asked a dear friend of mine to accompany me to check out the Rushford Days celebration. I had a plan to a ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson Schools Fall Sports parent and student eligibility meeting

Fri, Jul 26th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Education

Our annual Fall Sports Parent and Student Eligibility Night has been set for Thursday, August 1. All students in grades 7-12 planning to participate in a fall sport need to attend this meeting. Students and parents in grades 7-8 will meet in the the ..... 
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Rushford Days 2013 was “the place to be seen” last week

Fri, Jul 26th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Arts & Culture

By Barb Jeffers The City of Rushford, Minn. was definitely the place to be seen the week of July 15-23, 2013 for a person looking for a good time. The week began with the Queen Pageant in the high school gymnasium on Monday, July 15. The results of ..... 
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ExpoCulinaira plans cooking for food and entertainment appetites

Fri, Jul 26th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Arts & Culture

By Team ExpoCulinaria On the heels of a 2012 sell-out, celebrated success and the rave reviews of participants and patrons, ExpoCulinaria—An Experience of Taste, will for its third year fill the streets of downtown Rushford, Minn. on Saturday eve ..... 
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Rushford Village seeks tighter definitions on ordinances

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Government

By Kirsten Zoellner Dealing with several issues, ranging from dogs to grass complaints, parking and fencing discrepancies, the City of Rushford Village is looking to review and further define several of its ordinances. Zoning Administrator Jon Peti ..... 
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Rushford and Peterson to Join Cities for “America’s Night Out Against Crime”

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Health & Wellness

On Tuesday, August 6, neighborhoods throughout Rushford, Minn. and Peterson, Minn. are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “30th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. National ..... 
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