Technology — and its power needs — has changed the way students interact in learning environments as well as the way classrooms are designed in educational facilities today.
Once you’re dead and buried, it usually marks the end of your life story. For a Preston man who died of lung fever in 1872, it proved to be the beginning of his death story: the disappearance of his corpse from its eternal residency in the old graveyard atop Preston’s south hill.
“Spring Grove is undoubtedly the most Norwegian community in America,” Gary Gandrud said last Saturday. As honorary counsel general of Norway, Gandrud was on hand to bring greetings from the Norwegian Crown to a series of events marking the 200th anniversary of the signing of that country's constitution.
A small group of Harmony-area residents meets throughout the year to fight hunger in Fillmore County. For the past five years, the group has planned a fundraising soup lunch as part of the Empty Bowls Project, a charity that helps fight hunger by donating funds to local food shelves.
At the southeast corner of Main and Fillmore Street, Mabel residents will find a new business in Mabel. Debbie’s Corner specializes in offering a variety of gifts and antiques.
Fillmore County voters will mark their preferences for nine county offices on Nov. 4, but only three of them are contested.
The sixth-seeded Lions ended their volleyball season last week in the first round of sub-section play as the visiting Kingsland Knights won a close five-set match, (K 25-18, SG 25-12, SG 25-18, K 25-22, K 17-15).
Third-seed Mabel-Canton outscored visiting Lyle/Pacelli, 91-58, in the Section 1A football opener last Tuesday night. That combined 149 points surpasses the previous state-record of 128 points, according to the State High School League online records.
Norman Herbert Storlie, 95, of Spring Grove died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Tweeten Lutheran Healthcare in Spring Grove.
Alice Gertrude Marzolf, 96, of Rochester, died peacefully Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.
Eleanor Nelson, 86, of Mabel, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Green Lea Senior Living in Mabel.
Homecoming week at the University of Minnesota is always fun, but it is especially so when the weather is great. This year, last Saturday, was another one of those perfect and special occasions when we had tickets for the football game.
The general election is almost here. It’s a time of year most people despise, except those who are running for office and the very few who thrive on politics.
That’s how the old saying goes – and I’m sure we can all relate. Recently, it’s been the situation with my glasses.
As the year begins to wind down so are Kingsland’s fall sport seasons.
The crazy Soady men are back at deer camp in the U.P. (Upper Peninsula of Michigan) for another deer hunting adventure, but (gasp!) one of them brings a woman with him to camp! Isn’t that against deer camp rules?
When living in a small town, those who face challenges or illness can rely on a support system of friends and community members. Even a diagnosis of cancer can be faced with the support and friendship necessary to get the strength to fight.