The non-Amish community has been reaching out to Amish neighbors near Canton since Jan. 11, when a fire destroyed not only a home but is presumed to have taken the lives of two Amish men – Yost Hershberger, 58, and his son, Benjamin Hershberger, 18.
The Fillmore County News Leader and Bluff Country Newspaper Group co-owner David Phillips were recognized last week for excellence during the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s (MNA) annual convention.
R-P students will be in for a treat on Feb. 3 as Bruce and Diane Crevier show off their basketball spinning talents along with their 12 children. The Crevier’s have had great success touring the country with their “Champions Forever Spin-Tacular Basketball Show.”
While the last two invasions by the polar vortex have reminded us that this is Minnesota and it is winter, for the most part, the winter of 2015-16 has been a cakewalk, at least so far.
The Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Rushford will be hosting the third annual appreciation dinner for emergency responders on Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Traffic was detoured through the residential section of Rushford for about 90 minutes Monday afternoon when a dump truck hauling fill from the new Rushford-Peterson school building site to the new Farmer's Co-op Elevator road snagged a fiber optic line, causing damage to a pole located just north of the G.S. Woxland Plumbing and Heating building on Mill Street.
The City of Rushford Village Council settled an issue that has been debated for just over a month in regards to pay equity for clerk Kristina Mart.
When a team wins a championship 10 straight times, it is considered the dominator of the field. That certainly holds true for the Rushford-Peterson Drama Department, which just won the Section 1A Sub-section On Act Play competition for the 10th straight year. R-P teams have won the sub-section title 13 times and placed second six years since the two school consolidated 25 years ago.