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Slayton Kiwanis Club supports local organizations

The Slayton Kiwanis Club, with revenue from various fundraisers, annually contributes a total of about $7,000 to nearly 30 activities and organizations in Murray County that benefit the community and especially youth. Due to accumulated reserves in their administrative account the club was able to m

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:17:00

A visit with road scholars

The first full week of September 2017 held onto summer-like temperatures, and masses of mosquitoes.From Sunday to Friday, the town of Slayton in Murray County was host to twenty-seven Road Scholars with an interest in a variety of topics. Lake Shetek Retreat Center- on picturesque Keely Island- was

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:20:00

Pizza party caps gardening season

Slayton, MN-Twelve young gardeners who were participants in the Pizza Garden celebrated with pizza and more the week before school started. The gardeners are part of a program for students grades three through six sponsored by University of Minnesota Extension-Murray County 4-H Youth Development and

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:15:00

Once Kayla Post of Chandler had learned to walk, it was time for her to learn to ride a horse

The daughter of Ben and Connie Post, Kayla Post grew up on the family's Corner Post Dairy farm west of Chandler, with her brothers Wade, 22, and Wyatt, 7, off the winding Valley Road. A rural, hilly countryside and a mother with a passion for horses provided Post with an upbringing that included the

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:21:00

Sheriff's Log - Week of September 7 through September 13

Thursday, September 7 8:19 a.m. Received report of illegal dumping in Lake Sarah Township. Deputy responded. 1015 a.m. Received report of burglary in Chandler City.Deputy responded. Friday, September 8 12:11 p.m. Received report of a suspicious vehicle in Cameron Township. Deputy responded. 1:30 p.m

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 20:56:00

In memory of Jackie Barrett

Jackie Barrett passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 at home on the family farm near Avoca. Jackie and her husband Ray were longtime farmers in the Slayton and Avoca area. Born Jacqueline Lorraine Lunstra on July 26, 1929 in Hull, Iowa to Dewey Lunstra and Jennie (Star) Lunstra, Jackie grew up n

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:53:54

Bruns to celebrate 50th anniversary

Lois and Daryl Bruns will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the Fulda Community/Legion Hall from 2 to 5 p.m.The event is hosted by the Bruns children: Darren, Devon, Darci and families. Let your presence be your gift. Greetings may be sent to: 32142 12

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:05:00

Dundee Legion Joseph Suding Post #386 dedicates new flag poles

Fulda Free Press staff writer In memory of their father, members of the Tom "TK" Clark family presented memorial money to the Dundee Legion Post. TK was an active member of the Joseph Suding Post #386 American Legion in Dundee, with over 60 years of membership. He served his country during World War

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:59:12

"The Vietnam War" shares the power of stories on PBS

"The film is not an answer, but a series of questions," explained Pioneer Public Television's General Manager, Les Heen as he introduced a preview of "The Vietnam War," a documentary beginning on PBS and Pioneer Public TV. Beginning on Sunday evening, September 17, the new documentary continues this

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:59:12

In memory of Ronald Ebeling

Ronald Wayne Ebeling, age 75, of rural Brewster, died Friday, September 15, 2017, at his home. He was born June 22, 1942, in Wadena, to Alvin and Eleanore (Casper) Ebeling. Ron was baptized on July 19, 1942, in Wadena; and confirmed on April 29, 1956, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brewster. In 1947,

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:53:51

Joy in the Journey 9-20-2017

A visiting preacher was attending a men's breakfast in Ohio Farm Country.He asked one of the impressive older farmers in attendance to say grace that morning after all the men were seated. " Lord, I hate buttermilk." The preacher opened one eye and wondered to himself where this was going.Then the f

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:53:19

Early Childhood Development screening to be held for Fulda area children

"The Fulda School District will hold Early Childhood Developmental Screening for children ages 3 and 4 years old who reside in the Fulda School District. This includes children born between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2014 or if your child was born before September 1, 2012, is not in school yet

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:09:00

MCC/Fulda runners compete in Turkey Trot event

By: Sheila Crowley Sports Reporter Runners from eleven different teams hit the former Prairie View Golf course in Worthington last Thursday for the 50th annual Turkey-Trot cross country meet. The MCC/Fulda girls varsity squad finished in the fourth place spot behind Fairmont (37), Martin County West

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:54:12

Fundraiser for Hills/Beaver Creek football player Trenton Bass to be held during Fulda/HBC game; free will offering meal, silent auction & drawings

Fulda High School's Athletic Director, Colby Pack, has announced that a fundraiser for Hills-Beaver Creek football player, Trenton Bass, will be held during the Fulda/HBC Football Game on Friday, September 29th. Running Back Trenton Bass suffered a neck injury which required surgery during a footbal

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:53:20

County looking to upgrade Garvin Park bathrooms

MARSHALL - Improvements to facilities at Garvin Park have been a topic of discussion for Lyon County commissioners for a while. One planned update - new showers and bathrooms at the park's upper campground - will hopefully be moving forward this fall. At their regular meeting Tuesday, commissioners

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Crop is behind, but concern minimal

Harvesting corn and soybeans in mid-September is not an uncommon practice. In 2017, however, farmers have been forced to wait. Thanks to a cool, wet spring that delayed planting (only 12% of the state's corn was in the ground in early May) and a wet August, one would be hard-pressed to spot a combi

HEADLIGHTHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

County sets not-to-exceed levy at 5.94 percent increase

WORTHINGTON - Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday set the 2018 not-to-exceed levy at a 5.94 percent increase over 2017, for an overall levy amount of more than $13.9 million. The not-to-exceed levy can continue to be tweaked by commissioners and reduced, although it cannot be increased. Nobles Co

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2017-09-20 11:46:00

Tru Shrimp breaks ground for training and engineering center in Balaton

Photos by Deb Gau The first shovels of dirt were taken for a shrimp production training facility at the Ralco Technology Campus in Balaton on Monday. From left to right: tru Shrimp Operations Manager Robert Gervais, ISG Principal and Managing Partner Brian Gjerde, Ralco President and tru Shrimp Boar

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Early voting starts Friday for two Nov. 7 elections

Voters can start voting via absentee ballots beginning Sept. 22 for two elections that will be held in Pipestone County on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The first is a special election for a revenue referendum authorization for the Pipestone Area Schools (PAS) district. This election has two questions: One to re

PIPESTONESTAR.COM - 2017-09-21 04:01:35

Reading man sentenced in fraud case

WORTHINGTON - A Reading man was sentenced to 90 days in jail and probation after pleading guilty to using a Project Morning Star issued credit-card for personal purchases. Brian Echternach, 39, was sentenced Tuesday in Nobles County District Court for the felony charge filed in July 2016 after Echt

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2017-09-20 14:19:00