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Rush City Public Library preschool story times The Rush City Public Library is hosting story times for preschoolers at 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoons Sept. 10 – Dec. 10. Children will be introduced to the library and books, plus they will meet other parents, children and caregivers. Story time is led by library staff and will [...]

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The Andersons Rock Creek Relics Threshing and Sawing Show was held Sept. 6-7 in Rock Creek. It features one of the largest displays of antique farm machinery in East Central Minnesota. Photos by Melanie M. Hedberg

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NBAHS secretary to be honored for high school athletic accomplishments When thinking back about her youth in the small Minnesota town of Villard, near Alexandria and Glenwood, Carol Baumann remembers being “sort of a tomboy.” She grew up on a farm, raised and sold feeder pigs and was always staying active playing an array of [...]

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Christina Sandberg may not be like most 17-year-old girls, but she can definitely feel like one of the kids thanks to the 4-H experience. Sandberg, of Taylors Falls, is a member of the Almelund All Stars 4-H Club, and she has Down Syndrome. Yet for the first time in her dairy showing career, she got [...]

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Chances are there’s “that guy” in your neighborhood whose lawn always looks better than everyone else’s all year round, but it’s especially noticeable in the spring. When other lawns in the neighborhood are plagued with dead spots from snow mold, or they’re flattened or dull looking from months of heavy snow sitting atop them, “that [...]

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