Newly Published Children’s Book Filled with Light

What was your favorite children’s book? Mine was Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst. When I was young, I could relate to Alexander’s intense …

Nerstrand United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social

Nerstrand United Methodist Church Eat in/Take out Ice Cream Social Sunday, July 17 from 4:30-6:30 PM Menu: Nerstrand Wieners, Chips, Root Beer Floats Outdoor seating (weather …

'Quite a renaissance': Faribault Mill invests in new equipment to meet demand

FARIBAULT, Minnesota — Faribault Mill is in the midst of its largest single investment at the Mill, getting new equipment that will allow the company to scale up.  "The demand we've …

From a Hobby to Business

CANNON FALLS, Minn. – After 11 years of making cheese at a pilot test plant and in turkey roasters, the ladies of CannonBelles have finally moved into their new cheese plant in Cannon …
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We bought an old house in Tennessee. It is not as old as the house up the street that was once reportedly used as a stop in the underground railroad prior to the Civil War, but it has a history. Our …
I absolutely love to watch fireworks. Last Fourth of July I watched them from my apartment window. At University I went to watch the start of year fireworks every year. I've photographed them for …
Life is not a parabolic curve.  It doesn’t go straight up.  There are a lot of lumps, a lot of bumps.  I have never yet met a successful person that hasn’t …
Obituaries
Frankie Flom
Frankie Flom, age 84, of Dennison died Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the Northfield Hospital. Frankie Pearl Flom was born on March 8, 1938, in Guadalupe County Texas, the daughter of Walter and …
Kathryn “Kate” M. Jackson
Kathryn “Kate” M. Jackson of Pine Island passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the age of 95.Kathryn Marie (Flicek) Jackson was born on February 10, 1927, in Erin Township, Rice …
Harland E. Kasa Sr.
Harland E. Kasa Sr., age 80, of Cannon Falls, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.Harland was born July 24, 1941, to Helge and Catherine (Bradford) Kasa …
Maxine Dohmen
Maxine Mary Dohmen, age 80 of Cannon Falls and formerly of Dennison, died peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, June 1, 2022 at Cannon Rivers Senior Living, surrounded by her loving children and …
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 …
Community
City Council Meeting Minutes May 10, 2022 Nerstrand City Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 7:00p.m. Those in attendance in person were Council Members …
rice co     Inbox       Rice County is now accepting proposals from developers interested in building up to six four-bedroom homes to be designated as …
City of Dennison Regular Council Meeting May 12th, 2022 The May Dennison City Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Jeff Flaten on Thursday, May 12th, 2022 at 7:00 pm.  Present …
Community
With the recent spike in Covid-19 cases, Rice County Public Health is reminding everyone that the department continues to host vaccination clinics at the Rice County Government Services Building …
Around 40 students representing high schools and middle schools from southeastern Minnesota gathered at the Byron Sportsmen & Conservation Club near Byron, Minnesota to test their knowledge of …
Franklin Peterson was born on a farm near Braham, Minnesota and graduated from High School there. He enrolled in Augsburg College and his football coach suggested that he join the International …
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Big News For Small Towns: 5G For All
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