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Grand opening is Thursday for new Wilmont business
A new downtown Wilmont business is set to celebrate its grand opening on Thursday. Tannar Heronimus and Trent Bullerman are co-owners Adrian Building Center and officially opened Wilmont Hardware & Lumber on Monday along with Brian Remakel. Wilmont Hardware & Lumber aims to meet its customers' hardware, tools, cleaning supplies and basic lumber needs. It also carries items such as toilets and hot water heaters, and installation is available. The business also is home to a mini convenience store that offers cold drinks and snacks.
Adrian man jailed on trespassing warrant
ROCK RAPIDS—A 47-year-old Adrian, MN, man turned himself in about 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4, to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office in Rock Rapids on a Lyon County warrant for first-offense trespassing. The arrest of David Joseph Case stemmed from him and a woman entering a rural George...
Edgerton MN Man Faces Burglary, Drug Charges In Lyon County
Rock Rapids, Iowa — An Edgerton, Minnesota man has been arrested on burglary, drug, and OWI charges in Lyon County. According to a criminal complaint filed with the Lyon County Clerk of Court’s Office by the Iowa State Patrol, 25-year-old Jorge Medina of Edgerton is accused of burglary, possession of methamphetamine, and driving under the influence. He was arrested on Friday.
A gracious return to Glacier
This summer, Pattie Holmes and her family took a trip back to Glacier National Park in Montana where 47 years ago she miraculously survived a fall into a steep gorge rushing with white water. She was hiking with her two young girls while trying to reach beautiful Avalanche Lake when...
Songs of the Season
It’s the simple things. Amid the craziness that can sometimes be the holiday season, sometimes the things that end up meaning the most are the simple ones. A simple hymn might strike the right chord. That’s what is in store if you attend SimpleGifts: Music of the Holidays 20th...
Still time to vote at Festival of Trees
The Cottonwood County Historical Society invites you to the museum for the Festival of Trees in the Remick Gallery and it runs until Dec. 23. Stop by the museum and enjoy the beautifully decorated trees. The event is free and open to the public. For more on this story, please...
Minnesota High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Murray County Today - December 7
Murray County, Minnesota has high school basketball matchups on the docket today, and info on how to watch them is available here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:30 PM CT on December...
Area resident reports suspicious package
A Windom woman reports that a new local scam appears to involve the delivery of packages that were never ordered. Three times in the span of two weeks the woman and her husband received packages n the mail that they had not ordered. In one case, the package was supposedly sent to a distribution center, but could not be delivered without further information. In the second instance, the couple was told that the item had received only temporary storage “because there is not a safe place to store it” long-term.
County gives preliminary approval of bonds for facility
The new public works facility in Cottonwood County moved another step closer to reality at Wednesday’s meeting of the Cottonwood County Commissioners. The board gave preliminary approval of calling for general obligation bonds to not exceed $13 million. Those bonds would be used to fund construction of the public works facility.
Mt. Lake sets final levy
The Mt. Lake City Council approved the final levy for 2024 following the city’s Truth in Taxation hearing Tuesday night. The preliminary levy was set at a 4.9% increase in September, with the final levy reflecting that increase. The final city levy for 2024 was set at $1,023,779, which...
Cheerleaders open season with win
The Jackson County Central competition cheerleading team opened its season with a first-place finish at Champlin Park Saturday and took home a couple other awards. The Huskies were the lone team in their division, so finishing first came as no surprise. While the team title came without any competition, a...
Lamberton meets to seek police chief
The city council of Lamberton held an emergency meeting last week and interviewed a Minnesota man in seeking to acquire a new chief of police. Josh Walker is the current chief but has accepted a new job as chief in Canby. That city itself is short three deputies, according to Lamberton staff working with Walker.
A new cook in the kitchen: Tracy’s food shelf has new leader
Saying goodbye is never easy, but for Margaret Palan, stepping away from her role as the food and nutrition manager for United Community Action Partnership is made easier knowing she has the perfect replacement. After 13 years of service to area food shelves through UCAP — including the Tracy Kitchen...
Huskies host Pizza Ranch Invitational on Saturday
Hosting the 13-team Pizza Ranch/JCC Invitational Saturday at the high school. Wrestling starts at 9:30 a.m., with varsity in the main gym and B squad in the auxiliary gym. Joining the Class A No. 1 Huskies are a pair of teams that received votes in The Guillotine’s initial rankings: Adrian/Ellsworth and Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial. Other Minnesota teams in the tournament are Aitkin, Fairmont/Martin County West, Fulda/Murray County Central, Hutchinson, Luverne, Wabasha-Kellog, Waseca, Windom and Worthington, plus Western Christian from Iowa.
Making a 4H connection in Walnut Grove
They both either have been or will be the featured hands-on learning subject of 4H Clover Connections. The program has been in place for a couple years in Redwood County, and is now expanding to Walnut Grove, which lies in the most-western portion of the county. “We are working with...
State Bank of Lismore now First Western Bank & Trust
First Western Bank & Trust and State Bank of Lismore have reached an agreement for the purchase of State Bank of Lismore by First Western Bank & Trust, according to a First Western press release. The completion of the transaction took place Thursday and State Bank of Lismore has now...
Soup-and-pie fundraiser to benefit local food shelves
The annual Betty Hussong Soup-and-Pie fundraiser hosted by Kozy Heat Fireplaces takes place this Friday at the Hi-Lo Club just south of Lakefield. More than a half-dozen different soups will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day, including clam chowder, white chicken chili, ham and bean, chicken wild rice, vegetable beef, lasagna, Tuscan sausage with spinach, broccoli cheese and gnocchi. Bread, deli meat sandwiches and cheesecake will also be available — all for a suggested donation of $10 per person.
Guest columnist: A white Christmas, or a blue one?
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Andy Williams crooned, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” while Elvis sings, “It’s a Blue Christmas.” So, which is it? Truthfully, it can be both. What follows are four common issues and ways...
TUESDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL: Eagles surge past Trojans
The Windom Eagle girls basketball team pulled away late in the first half and maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way Tuesday, defeating Worthington 74-59 in Windom. Windom sliced through the Trojan defense throughout the first half while forcing Worthington into difficult shots on offense. That allowed the...
TUESDAY BOYS BASKETBALL: Eagles hold off Chargers
The Windom Eagle boys basketball team overcame a tough night from the free throw line Tuesday, hanging on late for a 74-71 victory over Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Windom. WWG led by as many as eight points in the early going, but the Eagles were able to battle back late in the first half, eventually taking a three-point halftime lead.