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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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By BETH BERLIN  University of Minnesota Extension Leaves rustling in the wind, birds chirping, butterflies fluttering, and acres of gorgeous flowers, shrubs, and trees.  Doesn’t that sound nice? Join an Extension Master Gardener for a tour of Munsinger and Clemens Gardens in St. Cloud, MN. University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners will serve as your [...]

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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Minnesota has some of the most pristine and scenic lakes and rivers in the nation, and a new effort is underway to highlight those individuals and organizations on the front lines of protecting the Gopher State’s waterways. The Environmental Law and Policy Center has launched the new In Minnesota [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Connie and John Hammje struggled to keep their bakeshop and grill of 20 years open after new owners took over the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria. Increased lease payments and the cost of running a restaurant led the couple to find an alternative. It came to them with the requests of [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent In recent years the advancements in technology has made many farming practices more efficient and productive. On June 24, individuals interested in the new technology available to the dairy industry are invited to take a tour of Todd County’s first robotic dairy farm at Zigan Dairy in Long Prairie. Derek and [...]

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