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Lawn mowing considerations

Whether you see mowing your lawn as a chore that has to be done or a relaxing way to wind down after a long week at the office there are some tips you should take into consideration this season. If the weather and your individual lawn conditions allow for it,...
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Fillmore County Community Corrections to be established

The Fillmore County Board at their May 10 meeting took a step forward to implement Fillmore County Community Corrections within the Community Services Model. The board has been discussing this move for a number of years. A resolution was unanimously approved to withdraw from the Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted Community Corrections (DFO) and...
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Woman rescued from Root River in Fillmore County

(ABC 6 News) -- Authorities said the woman was hanging onto a tree after she crashed her kayak Wednesday afternoon. It happened around 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 east of Whalen. According to Fillmore County Sheriff John DeGeorge, the woman's kayak came in contact with a tree in the...
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Woman rescued after being trapped on the Root River in Fillmore County

WHALEN, Minn. – The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office dealt with a woman trapped in the Root River Wednesday afternoon. The Sheriff’s Office says a downed tree created a swirl that trapped a 70-year-old woman. The Sheriff’s Office says the woman knew the river well but was almost pulled under the water and was in the water for less than an hour before being rescued.
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Fillmore County withdrawals from three county corrections partnership

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – On Tuesday, the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners approved a recommendation to withdraw from the Joint Powers Agreement for Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted (DFO) Community Corrections. DFO Community Corrections provides victim services as well as corrections supervision and services to adults and juveniles in Dodge, Fillmore, and Olmsted...
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Letter to the editor about an electable candidate…

Electing a responsible person to be First Congressional District Representative is important. In these days of culture war distractions and heavily promoted propaganda we need someone who is serious about solving real problems that affect us all. Out of the many primary candidates there is one who seems best equipped and most able to attract responsible voters from across our centrist district.
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Celebrate May Beef Month By Winning Beef!

May Beef Month is here, and frankly, it is one of my favorite times of the year. Mostly because we team up with the Fillmore County Cattlemen Association and Rushford, Preston, and Harmony Foods to giveaway BEEF!. The weather is turning a corner, which means we can get the grill...
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Fillmore County Board of Commissioners approve resolution to withdraw from Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted (DFO) Community Corrections

On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners approved a recommendation by Fillmore County Administration to withdraw Fillmore County from the Joint Powers Agreement for Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted (DFO) Community Corrections. DFO Community Corrections provides victim services as well as corrections supervision and services to adults and juveniles in...
FILLMORE COUNTY, MN
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Golf (4/26 – 4/29)

(B) Chatfield 193, Dover-Eyota 191 (C: Carson Harstad 47, Tristin Reinhardt 48, Colton Johnson/Braxton McCaslin 49s. DE: Carter Boynton 41*, Michael Pittinger 45, Reese Hyatt 48, Brayden Magnuson/Jacob Dessner 49s); (G) Chatfield Inc., D-E 279 (C: Mya Henry 58*, Taylor Ask 60. DE: Ella Hardtke 60. At St. Charles Golf Course)
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Danny Fay Broadwater

Danny Fay Broadwater, age 73, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2022, at Broadwater’s Red Acres. He loved his little slice of heaven on earth and was most content leaning on the fence watching his cattle graze. Dan was born on December 14, 1948, to Clair and Marion (Dodge)...
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