New Photography Shop

New photography shop, next to the Community Bank. Being built by Nick Streitz for his wife, photographer Trisha Streitz.

Bridgewater Township Annual Meeting March 12, 2024

A full house approved a 7% levy increase for 2024, and seriously considered much bigger future increases, related to dust control on gravel roads and restoring about 5 miles of paved roads. The …

SEMCAC Announces Recent Individual Artist 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 …

Rice SWCD Plans Open House

The Rice Soil & Water Conservation District invites the public to come for an open house at their new office location on Friday, March 29th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Citizens will be able to tour the …
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We like going to rock concerts. One of our favorite bands is the southern rock group, Blackberry Smoke. Always a great show every time we see them and we are willing to travel see them perform. So, …
A farm dog -- for companionship and protection. Monica's daughter had two dogs, both lab-crosses. Together, they could get into so much trouble!! If they weren’t locked in their kennels each …
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Obituaries
Daniel Swanson
Daniel Swanson, age 77 of Minnetonka (formerly of Dundas), passed away at his home on Tuesday morning, April 9. Danny was born on May 3, 1946 in Faribault, the son of Carl and Dorothy (Jones) …
Donald Lee Paddock
Donald Lee Paddock, 89 of Northfield, formerly of Faribault, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, January 28, 2024, at Three Links Care Center in Northfield. He had been a resident there since …
Gayle Georgeanne Claxton
Gayle Georgeanne Claxton, 76, of Kenyon, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024 at Three Links Care Center. She was born August 11, 1947 in Stillwater, Minnesota, the daughter of Hans and Fern …
Herbert O. Noreen
Herbert O. Noreen, age 91, a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a dedicated man of the land, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2023 at Sophie’s Manor in Centuria, …
Gordon “Gordie” Rahman
Gordon “Gordie” Rahman, age 89 of Red Wing Minnesota passed away on January 18, 2024 at Deer Crest assisted living in Red Wing, surrounded by his family. Gordon Lee Rahman was born November 3, …
Community
(BPT) - By Gopi Sandhu, vice president of Environmental Sustainability at Nestle PurinaEfforts to protect the planet are important for every creature that calls Earth home, including people and their …
(BPT) - Sustainability has been a buzzword in the business world for years, with many businesses looking for different ways to introduce “green” products to a market that is demanding …
(NAPSI)—The next time you listen to a lullaby, a love song, carols or karaoke, consider this: Why do people sing? A charming answer to that intriguing question comes from YouTube creators and …
Community
Join the Cannon River Watershed Joint Powers Organization as they host the final session of the virtual learning series Land to Lake Lectures. Research Scientist Paul Radomski with the Minnesota …
Women who own, manage, or actively farm agricultural land are invited to attend the Women in Agriculture – Managing Your Land: Expert Advice for Women Producers & Landowners meeting on Saturday, …
Supervisor Glen Castore announced that Union Pacific is offering to build a long siding north of County 9 for direct service to industry. Possibly breaking ground this spring for a huge frozen food …
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Grizzly bear conservation is as much about human relationships as it is the animals
Montanans know spring has officially arrived when grizzly bears emerge from their dens. But unlike the bears, the contentious debate over their future never hibernates. …
Passover is a Jewish holiday remembering sorrowful events and celebrating hope for a better future
Jewish families will gather for Passover this year in circumstances that will, like the celebration itself, reflect on dark times while looking ahead toward better ones to come. …
Fermented foods sustain both microbiomes and cultural heritage
Many people around the world make and eat fermented foods. Millions in Korea alone make kimchi. The cultural heritage of these picklers shape not only what they eat every time they crack open a jar …
Removing PFAS from public water will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home
Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make life easier: Nonstick pans, waterproof clothing, grease-resistant food packaging and stain-resistant carpet were all made possible by PFAS. …
The surprising effectiveness of having kids study their errors to succeed
The Hechinger Report analyzes research on how students may be learning better by focusing on what they did wrong.