Family Fun Fest June 22, 4 to 8 at the Fairground

Join the fun at Goodhue County Family Fun Fest, Saturday, June 22, 4 to 8 p.m., at the Goodhue County Fairground in Zumbrota. This fundraising event is hosted by the Friends of the Goodhue County …

“Veterans in Crisis” books donated to Goodhue County Sheriff and jail staff by nonprofit Veterans Empowered Inc.

“Veterans in Crisis” is a new book on the history of PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder. The book was written by Dr. Steve Lansing and Colonel B. Wayne Quist and was released on Memorial Day …

SEMCAC Announces Recent Organizational Grant Awards

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. On May …

Public Input Desired for Conservation Program Planning

The Rice Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be hosting a Local Work Group (LWG) Meeting in the Straight River Room, …
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June is national dairy month. So it is appropriate to consider this amazing food source, it’s health benefits, and the controversies and misunderstandings surrounding this food. Milk is a unique …
Monica can be a very sound sleeper. There have been many nights when Claudia climbed the stairs from her living space (basement) to Monica’s (first floor): Knock, knock, knock. “Monica, wake …
Over the course of my life my parents have always had a dog. And all of those dogs have had some sort of job that was either taught to them or they just naturally did. The dog we had when I was …
Obituaries
Elaine Hope
Elaine Hope, age 94 of Northfield, passed away peacefully, at her home, on May 13, 2024. Elaine Ovidia (Remme) Hope was born March 27, 1930, on the family farm in Holden Township, Goodhue County, …
Dennis J. Woods
Dennis J. Woods, age 74, of Nerstrand, MN, passed away May 30, 2024, at his home following an extended illness. Dennis John was born on April 26, 1950, in Faribault, MN, the son of Francis and …
Elaine Hope
Elaine Hope, age 94 of Northfield, passed away peacefully at home on Monday morning, May 13, 2024. Survivors include her children Nancy (Kevin) Shannon of Dennison, Peggy McKinnon of Faribault, …
Elouise Quinnell
It's with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Elouise on Friday, April 5th, at her beloved farm of 68 years, surrounded by her family. Born in Northfield, Elouise spent her formative years …
Jerry Robert Hubbard
Jerry Robert Hubbard, age 76, passed away on Friday morning, April 12, at the Minnesota Veteran's Home in Minneapolis. Jerry was born on November 13, 1947 in Northfield, the son of James 'Jim' and …
Community
(BPT) - Summer is synonymous with entertaining. Longer days and warmer weather mean plenty of time to gather and enjoy life with the ones we love.If you’re looking to up your game this summer, …
(BPT) - Lenovo released the newest iteration of its Work For Humankind project, titled Meet Your Digital Self. The project highlights the role that smarter technology and AI can play in helping to …
Eat your veggies! I heard that a lot during childhood. As a kid, I was never a big fan. My favorite vegetable was corn. And corn isn’t even a vegetable, it’s a grain. Forget peas, carrots, string …
Community
Frances Boehning took the position as Nerstrand City Clerk last month.
This last year was one of the busiest years for our Nerstrand community renting and enjoying the city park pavilion. We are thankful to have this great facility for our residents’ enjoyment, …
Wednesday, May 29th is the kickoff date for Dennison Farmers Market! From 5 to 7 pm, you will find not only the vendors you have become accustomed to, but a few new members will be there, vending …
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