SEMCAC Announces Recent Organizational Grant Awards

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. On May …

Public Input Desired for Conservation Program Planning

The Rice Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be hosting a Local Work Group (LWG) Meeting in the Straight River Room, …

Dennison Farmers Market

Wednesday, May 29th is the kickoff date for Dennison Farmers Market! From 5 to 7 pm, you will find not only the vendors you have become accustomed to, but a few new members will be there, vending …

The Dundas Women’s Study Club is Celebrating 100 Years

The Dundas Women’s Study Club is celebrating what its twenty charter members wouldn’t have imagined when they gathered on September 16, 1924 for their very first meeting. Over the next 100 years, …
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June is national dairy month. So it is appropriate to consider this amazing food source, it’s health benefits, and the controversies and misunderstandings surrounding this food. Milk is a unique …
Monica can be a very sound sleeper. There have been many nights when Claudia climbed the stairs from her living space (basement) to Monica’s (first floor): Knock, knock, knock. “Monica, wake …
Over the course of my life my parents have always had a dog. And all of those dogs have had some sort of job that was either taught to them or they just naturally did. The dog we had when I was …
Obituaries
Candace "Cookie" Lee Williams
Candace "Cookie" Lee Williams, age 77, of Dundas, a beacon of love and faith, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 6, 2024, at Mill City Senior Living in Faribault. Born on January 22, 1947, in …
Elouise Quinnell
It's with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Elouise on Friday, April 5th, at her beloved farm of 68 years, surrounded by her family. Born in Northfield, Elouise spent her formative years …
Jerry Robert Hubbard
Jerry Robert Hubbard, age 76, passed away on Friday morning, April 12, at the Minnesota Veteran's Home in Minneapolis. Jerry was born on November 13, 1947 in Northfield, the son of James 'Jim' and …
Melvin A. Edelbach, Jr.
Melvin A. Edelbach, Jr., 79 of Kellogg, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Mayo Clinic – St. Mary’s Campus, Rochester, MN. Melvin Allan was born February 4, 1945, in Waumandee, WI to …
Craig "Craiger" Pumper
Craig "Craiger" Pumper, age 69, of Northfield, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Craig Steven Pumper was born on June 25, 1954, …
Community
(BPT) - This article was sponsored and developed by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a rare, lifelong genetic condition involving the adrenal glands that is …
(BPT) - As a nursing student, Nicole, 32, has a busy yet rewarding life. She works 12-hour hospital shifts as a nursing assistant and spends her free time traveling and playing with her dogs, Bailey …
Eat your veggies! I heard that a lot during childhood. As a kid, I was never a big fan. My favorite vegetable was corn. And corn isn’t even a vegetable, it’s a grain. Forget peas, carrots, string …
Community
Elisha Marin is a rising star in the Minnesota music scene, having recently performed to an audience of 1,000 at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in May. Elisha's music and arts advocacy …
People concerned about water quality and soil health in Rice County should consider filing by June 4, 2024, to run for the position of supervisor of the Rice Soil and Water Conservation District …
The annual Dennison Days Festival takes place Friday and Saturday, June 21 & 22. The Gopher State Garden Tractor Pullers will return to main street Friday Evening on Mainstreet in Dennison hosted …
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4 charts that show how much the role of phones has changed in the last 60 years
Visible partnered with Stacker to explore how the role of phones has evolved over the last six decades using data from World Bank, Gallup, and more.
The best EV charging apps
Edmunds reports on the apps that help electric vehicle drivers know where to get the charged up.
Preschool is popular, and more school districts are adding it
Chalkbeat reports on how preschool has expanded into Colorado's elementary schools.
Which generations are the most and least obsessed with electric cars?
Way.com taps into Statista data to determine which generation loves EVs the most.
This ain't just Texas: More states want power to wage 'war' on migrants
The Marshall Project reports that several states are sending troops to the Southern border as the legal battle over immigration enforcement continues.