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Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today released the Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social Media and the Top 25 Community Banker Influencers on Twitter. Minnesota National Bank was featured on the list. “Congratulations to Minnesota National Bank for being featured on ICBA’s Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social Media,” said ICBA Executive [...]

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Changes took effect July 1 to Stearns County’s emergency general assistance programs. Revisions to eligibility criteria were approved by the Board of Commissioners. Emergency General Assistance and Family Emergency Funds are programs designed for residents who need financial help with short-term, non-recurring housing and utility expenses. Both are mandated, state-funded programs. In past years, funds [...]

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As we draw near to the Fourth of July, many of us celebrate with family and friends by enjoying bonfires and firework displays. While these activities encourage fun times and great memories, it is important to understand that they also pose serious threats and risks if they are not approached with caution. CentraCare Health reminds [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent The oldest building in Browerville is now a quaint little shop selling some of the oldest items still around. Purchased as a tax forfeit, Lori Krienke repaired the old building and opened an antique consignment store named Two Chicks on the Corner. Like many of her rusty relics that are for [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent The Sauk Centre Future Farmers of America (FFA) and their supporters raised $770 in donations for the Eagle’s Healing Nest during their tractor drive last weekend. This is the organization’s second annual tractor drive and 29 individuals participated in the event. It was set up in part by Dave Bailey, who [...]

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By Don Heinzman Columnist Remember when WCCO Radio featured a spoof on “Minnesota Hospital” and boasted Minnesota was “a good state to get sick in”? Well, it turns out that by most measures, Minnesota is a good state to stay well in. According to a study by United Health Foundation, Minnesota ranks third by many [...]

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The city of Holdingford became the first municipality within Stearns County to get County Board approval allowing golf carts to be driven on county roads located within the city. In May, the County Board of Commissioners approved a new ordinance allowing the use of golf carts along county roadways within cities if the city made [...]

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