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An unusual auction of vintage race cars, tractors and other vehicles will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 in Vining. Dennis and Audrey Anderson are selling off vehicles they have collected throughout their lives. Among the vehicles being auctioned are an 80 hp Case steam tractor, vintage 1960s hot rod, military collectibles including an Er Coupe [...]

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Consumer Reports magazine has again given St. Cloud Hospital a top score for heart bypass surgery in its August 2014 issue. No other hospital in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Iowa received this recognition. Consumer Reports has previously recognized CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center at St. Cloud Hospital, calling it an “’all-star’ heart surgery [...]

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Daily limit would increase from 5 to 10 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to discuss a proposed experimental fishing regulation aimed at reducing an overabundance of channel catfish in the Sauk River chain of lakes as well as Long, North Brown’s, Eden, and Mud [...]

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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection With the start of the new school year, parents across the state are being reminded the health of their children’s eyes is critical to their educational success. Monticello optometrist Dr. Mary Gregory, chair of the Minnesota Optometric Association’s Children’s Vision Committee for the Minnesota Optometric Association, says this is [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent In an attempt to breathe new life into the downtown area, the Long Prairie Museum and the Christie House have been working on events to help draw a crowd and reveal the historic significance of the area. One of those events was the first ever Ghost Walk and was held this [...]

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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension We’re starting to get some questions about pricing corn silage. In some cases livestock producers are short on feed and some crop producers are long on corn that might not make good mature grain — again this year. Farmers, who are thinking about buying or selling corn or [...]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources A public discussion of experimental fishing regulations on Todd County’s Big Birch Lake is set  for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Linda B’s Restaurant, 41947 County Road 167, Freeport. Located in south central Todd County near Grey Eagle, Big Birch Lake covers 2,100 acres and [...]

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The third annual “Harvest Time Caramel Apple Bike Ride” is set for Saturday, Sept. 6, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Lake Wobegon Trails. The ride starts at the Sauk Centre Lake Wobegon Trailhead at Sinclair Lewis Park at 1000 Park Drive, Sauk Centre. Two options are available for riders — east to [...]

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