Dennison City Wide Clean Up Day

CITY WIDE CLEAN UP DAY CITY OF DENNISON Clean up day for residents of the City of Dennison is scheduled for Saturday, June 4th, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to11:00 a.m. in the empty lot located on …

Public Input Desired during Local Work Group Meeting

The Rice County 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 …

File Before May 31st to Run for SWCD Supervisor

People concerned about water quality and soil health in Rice County should consider filing by May 31, 2022, to run for the position of supervisor of the Rice Soil and Water Conservation District …

Nerstrand News

The City of Nerstrand was awarded a grant to purchase two button activated blinking pedestrian crosswalk signs and two radar speed signs to be placed on Hwy 246/Main Street.  The pedestrian …
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Obituaries
John Raymond Johnston
John Raymond Johnston, age 72 of Dennison, after a battle with cancer, passed away at his home Monday morning, May 16, 2022, surrounded by his family. John was born on December 30, 1949 in …
Delores J. Wilson
Delores J. Wilson went to be with her Lord and Savior at age 90, on April 2, 2022.Delores, “Dolly,” the daughter of Lawrence Chester and Thelma Knutson Chester, was born in Cannon City on …
Donald A. Hope
Donald A. Hope, age 91, of Nerstrand died on Monday, February 28, 2022, at the Regina Hospital in Hastings.  Donald Albert Hope, the son of Carl and Milla (Quale) Hope, was born on August …
Carol Phyllis Wilker
Carol Phyllis Wilker, 89, passed away peacefully at Homestead Hospice in Owatonna on February 12, 2022. Carol was born to Frank and Margaret (Woods) Shaske of Nerstrand, MN on July 6, 1932. She …
Sandra A. Soine Olson
Sandra A. Soine Olson, age 84, of Nerstrand, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, at her home. Sandra Ann Olson was born in the Sogn Valley on May 7, 1937, the daughter of Thomas and Ruth (Otterness) …
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by The We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—A dedicated group of moms has deployed across the country to help families with children of all ages figure out how to …
by The We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—A dedicated group of moms has deployed across the country to help families with children of all ages figure out how to …
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As I am sitting down to write on this late April day, I cannot help but look outside. It’s cool, gloomy, and wet, and the 10-day forecast shows no changes. Normally, I would already be out in …
Elissa Lodermeier of Goodhue was a 12 year 4-H member who received a $500 Purple Ribbon Scholarship in 2021.  In her application essay she states, “4-H has taught me how to work hard for …
Join local historian and author Jeff Sauve as he presents interesting stories from his latest publication: Valley Grove Preservation Society: History and Highlights. The presentation will be on …
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Big News For Small Towns: 5G For All
(NAPSI)—Despite years of talk about how 5G is going to transform everyone’s lives, most people haven’t experienced the lightning-fast speeds and incredible performance of it—yet.  …