Bluff Country Reader


PHOTO BY AL BATT Why the red-bellied woodpecker is called a red-bellied woodpecker.
02/17/2020 - 10:58am
My neighbor Crandall stops by. "How are you doing?" I ask. "Everything is nearly copacetic. I'm still getting all my table utensils at Wendy's. The whole political scene thing is something. I haven't seen such a ruckus since Hiram sat on the gopher...

Chatfield News

02/18/2020 - 2:31pm
“This is supposed to be performed reminiscent of the old celebrity variety shows or TV specials.  Everyone comes up to the microphone in their glitziest attire and sings in the spotlight to rave reviews of their standard hits…think Dean Martin,...

News Leader


GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP Fillmore County recognized employees who have given 15 years of service. From left are Commissioner Marc Prestby, Tim Rasmussen, Lance Boyum, Michael Frauenkron, Brenda Pohlman and Paula Melver.
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GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP Julie Loven received a certificate for her 25 years of service to Fillmore County.
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GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP Fillmore County Director of Nursing Jessica Erickson is congratulated by Commissioner Marc Prestby as recipient of the county's safety award.
02/18/2020 - 9:51am
Fillmore County’s Board of Commissioners paused for a moment last week to honor the contributions of the county’s employees during the annual employee recognition ceremony held on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Fillmore County courthouse. Fillmore County...

Spring Grove Herald

02/18/2020 - 11:02am
Harold Corydon Wright, 89, formerly of Spring Grove and recently living in Minnetonka, Minn., died Feb. 10, 2020, in Villa of St. Louis Park Nursing Home. He was born May 28, 1930, in Beloit, Wis., to Corydon and Beola Wright. He worked for the...

Spring Valley Tribune


CHRISTINE VREEMAN/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE Seniors are honored during Senior Night at Kingsland. From left, are Zachary Hauser, Nathan Lund, Brady Musel, Lucas Howard, Reed Merkel and managers Kaysie Vreeman and Erin Gossman.
02/18/2020 - 10:13am
The Kingsland boys basketball team lost two games last week, dropping its fourth- and fifth-straight games at home. The Knights started with a rough non-conference game against Goodhue on Tuesday, Feb. 11, falling to the Wildcats 60-27. They played...

Tri-County Record


GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP Fillmore County recognized employees who have given 15 years of service. From left are Commissioner Marc Prestby, Tim Rasmussen, Lance Boyum, Michael Frauenkron, Brenda Pohlman and Paula Melver.
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GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP Julie Loven received a certificate for her 25 years of service to Fillmore County.
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GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP Fillmore County Director of Nursing Jessica Erickson is congratulated by Commissioner Marc Prestby as recipient of the county's safety award.
02/18/2020 - 9:51am
Fillmore County’s Board of Commissioners paused for a moment last week to honor the contributions of the county’s employees during the annual employee recognition ceremony held on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Fillmore County courthouse. Fillmore County...

Sports


LEIF ERICKSON/CHATFIELD NEWS Silja Erickson fends off a Southland defender to put up a shot for the Gophers.
02/18/2020 - 1:23pm
The regular season is over for the Lady Gophers as they finished with a pair of losses to Southland (69-58) and Dover-Eyota (65-54). But, in spite of the losses, coach Brian Baum was optimistic about their play. “It was a disappointing loss to...