Sauk Centre
By Kerry Drager Correspondent The Halloween costume is a holiday tradition that spans back several generations. Those from yesteryear would often hand sew costumes and many of those were passed down from one child to the next. Today many purchase their costumes from large store chains — and often ...Read More
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Music, food, and fun will be served up — for free — at the Sinclair Lewis Park Pavilion in Sauk Centre from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28. The event, which is open to the public and sponsored by the 7th Congressional District DFL, will feature music by Shane Delaney and a [...]...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent This year’s first annual Nest Fest was a huge success, drawing in a crowd of over 800 people on Saturday, Aug. 30. The fundraiser provided food and beverages throughout the day and had many activities for individuals of all ages, including live bands, bouncy houses, a...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Independence is often taken for granted as there may come a time where it is no longer safe for an individual to live alone. A senior may find that their daily life has become increasingly difficult. Many times the elderly don’t have a family to turn to, or family is ...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent For Dan Meyer’s family of Sauk Centre, raising livestock is a lifetime passion and adventure. However,  the animals that are grazing his fields aren’t your run of the mill Holsteins. The thunder of heavy hooves can be heard from over 200 head of bison at his Hidden...Read More
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Virgil Niehaus’ hay loft attracts people, collectibles and fun By Kerry Drager Correspondent For Virgil Niehaus and his three daughters, time to get together with family and friends is worth an annual party. Niehaus’ children have been throwing Virgil Fest at the family farm since 1998. What sta...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Raising awareness to the importance of the agricultural industry has been a lifelong goal for JoAnne and John Lahr of Sauk Centre. For their commitment towards education and the 4-H program, the Lahrs have been named Stearns County Farm Family of the Year. The Lahr farm...Read More
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Sauk Centre Coborn’s hosts Little Free Library By Kerry Drager Correspondent One of the best ways to promote literacy is by having books on hand, but there are still families in the community that may not have books in the home. To help encourage reading, Thrivent Financial has provided the Sauk C...Read More
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The Stearns County Extension Office located in St. Cloud, will temporarily be relocating to the Stearns County Fairgrounds in Sauk Centre from Tuesday, July 29, through Sunday, Aug. 3, for the county fair. Normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday will return on Monday, Aug....Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler Correspondent Sister Anita Jennissen spends her days listening and helping any way she can in the midst of Central American refugees in McAllen, Texas. It is a situation that has touched her heart in big ways. Jennissen grew up in Sauk Centre. Her roots extend back to Long Prairie ...Read More
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