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, …

Summer Gigs at the Guild: Elisha Marin with Matt Patrick

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 …

File Before June 4th to Run for SWCD Supervisor

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 …

Rice County Steam & Gas Annual Flea Market & Swap Meet

The Rice County Steam & Gas Show has announced their annual Swap Meet and Flea Market for May 25th & 26th. A full line up of events are included. New flea market vendors are welcome. check out …
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As I mentioned last month, we live in a world where what is considered normal is not healthy. It is normal to see a variety of “low fat” and “fat free” products at the grocery store. We have …
One of the main differences between living in the cities, town, or a small town is the amount of time you can take to chat with people when you’re out and about. When you're in the city you might …
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
DUNDAS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES Monday, April 22, 2024 7:00 p.m. City Hall Present: Mayor Glenn Switzer Councilors Luke LaCroix, Ashley Gallagher, Grant Modory, Luke …
(BPT) - This renovation season, DIY projects are more popular than ever as people look to keep costs down. And whether you're planning a full bathroom remodel or a refresh of fixtures, paint and …
Two weeks before teachers were scheduled to return to school, Monica became the proud owner of her "new" 20 acre farm in Wanamingo township. Moving In: Friends came to help -- parishioners from …
Community
New photography shop, next to the Community Bank. Being built by Nick Streitz for his wife, photographer Trisha Streitz.
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 …
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 …
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Phone cameras can take in more light than the human eye − that’s why low-light events like the northern lights often look better through your phone camera
Smartphone cameras have significantly improved in recent years. Computational photography and AI allow these devices to capture stunning images that can surpass what we see with the naked eye. Photos of the northern lights, or aurora borealis, provide one particularly striking example. …
Hurricane forecast points to a dangerous 2024 Atlantic season, with La Niña and a persistently warm ocean teaming up to power fierce storms
If the National Hurricane Center’s early forecast, released May 23, is right, the North Atlantic could see 17 to 25 named storms, eight to 13 hurricanes, and four to seven major hurricanes by the end of November. That’s the highest number of named storms in any NOAA preseason forecast. …
How to prepare your vehicle and secure your home for a summer road trip
(BPT) - As peak summer travel season approaches, the cost and stress associated with road trips are top concerns for many travelers. With 43% of households planning road trips as their top travel …
How to honor the veterans in your life this Memorial Day
(BPT) - Memorial Day is about more than just kicking off summer with a backyard barbecue. It's a day of respect and remembrance that honors the men and women who have given their lives while serving …
Spend summer on the water: 5 tips for boating responsibly
(BPT) - Nothing beats summer days spent on the water. Looking to get your feet wet? There are plenty of ways to get on the water whether you own a boat or are just getting started. Boating has seen a …