Fossum Addresses Question of Voter Fraud

Despite all evidence to the contrary, rumors persist that the 2020 Presidential election was rife with voter fraud. This past summer, the state director of elections, David Maeda, addressed the …

Thomas Announces Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Program

Rice County Sheriff Jesse Thomas announced the 2022 Law Enforcement Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association. In an effort to boost the ranks of an already …

NH+C’s Urgent Care Northfield opens on Hwy 3

Northfield Hospital + Clinics returned walk-in medical service to the Northfield Area by opening an Urgent Care facility at 2014 Jefferson Road on Highway 3. The hospital assumed control of …

Frandsen Bank & Trust Announces New Hire

Dundas, MN: Frandsen Bank & Trust Dundas market president Dan Scheffler announced that Sarah Schaekel has joined as a business/ag banker. Scheffler says, “Sarah has over ten years of …
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After a two-year period when the Rice County Courts were closed far more often than they were active, Rice County Attorney John Fossum said his office has substantially reduced the backlog that …
Minnesota organic farmers and processors can apply for a rebate of up to 50% of the cost of their organic certification. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for …
A tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock in Minnesota to beginning farmers is still available through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) …
Obituaries
Harold John Bonde
Harold John Bonde, age 94, of Nerstrand, passed away on September 13, 2022, at home surrounded by his family. Visitation will be on Monday, September 19, 2022, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Boldt Funeral …
Charles “Charlie” Dashow
Charles “Charlie” Dashow, age 72, of Dundas passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at the Benedictine Community Living in Northfield. Charlie was born to Gordan and Evelyn …
Jerry Kolb
Jerry Kolb, 84, of Dundas, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2022, peacefully at home. Gerald Lee Kolb was born on June 5, 1938, in Dundas to Frank and Hazel (Welch) Kolb. He attended school in …
Rachel Lynn Nesseth
Rachel Lynn Nesseth, 18, of Zumbrota, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Rachel was born April 22, 2004 in Rochester, MN to Barney and Laura (Shelton) Nesseth. She was a recent …
Milton “Michael” Burrow
Milton “Michael” Burrow, age 83, of Dundas, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022, at Minneapolis VA Health Care.  Milton, better known as Michael, was born December 7, 1938, the son …
Community
(BPT) - Making new friends as an adult can be challenging. Unlike when you were younger and had a built-in community or network through school or social clubs, adulthood seems to offer fewer …
(BPT) - Travel is back big time and whether you're racking up the miles for work or planning a relaxing getaway, there's one staple that travelers must have: luggage that can keep up with the …
DUNDAS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES Monday, September 12, 2022 7:00 p.m.  Dundas City Hall UNOFFICIAL MINUTES Present:  Mayor Glenn Switzer; Councilors Larry …
Community
Families, friends, and neighbors can find Flaherty’s Northfield Lanes driving south on Highway 3 on the west side of the highway. Since last fall, the business has been making some noticeable …
The following people have filed for Mayor/City Council: Mayor Glenn Switzer City Council Ashley Gallagher Grant Modory Anna O'Donnell Malcolm Watt The affidavits of filing …
Be sure to enter the Messenger drawing for Minnesota Renaissance Festival tickets. You will be able to enter by e-mailing your name and address to hometownmessenger@gmail.com. Winners will be drawn …
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(BPT) - It can be challenging to find affordable car insurance. An auto insurance policy and price will vary depending on each person’s history and circumstances and the state they live in. To …
50 space terms for understanding the universe
In honor of World Space Week, Stacker has compiled a list of key astronomy and astrophysics terms that are out of this world!
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(BPT) - Patrocinado por Office DepotEl Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana, que se celebra anualmente del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, es un momento importante para rendir homenaje a la rica …
Best movies about couples on the run
Criminal lovers going on the run have inspired movies since 1937. Stacker highlights the top 25 films about these thrilling couples. 
How to set up your home office for success
(BPT) - If you didn’t work from home before, chances are you are or have the ability to now. According to Forbes, remote work is here to stay, with projections that 25% of all professional jobs …