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TREE PARTY band members from the Twin Cities perform their unique blend of Americana music Saturday night in Peterson. From left, Travis Bolton, Jenna Wyse, Travis TeBeest, Joey Ford, and Andy Caroll.  Photos by Matthew Rodenburg
TREE PARTY band members from the Twin Cities perform their unique blend of Americana music Saturday night in Peterson. From left, Travis Bolton, Jenna Wyse, Travis TeBeest, Joey Ford, and Andy Caroll. Photos by Matthew Rodenburg
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:28 PM
As a continuation to the Music in the Bandstand events that take place in Peterson throughout the summer, Tree Party, a band out of the Twin Cities, drew a crowd of 40 last Saturday night.
  • The City of Rushford Village council spent 45 minutes discussing zoning concerns and possible usage of the town hall facility in the July 21 meeting.

     
  • The final steps were taken by several city commissions this past month, making the sale of the city’s community center building to WinTech Electronics a reality. The city and Steve Brown have been working on the purchase of the building, located at 1108 Miller Circle for a number of months.



     
  • Twin Cities band debuts Minnesotan  inspired songs at Peterson bandstand
    As a continuation to the Music in the Bandstand events that take place in Peterson throughout the summer, Tree Party, a band out of the Twin Cities, drew a crowd of 40 last Saturday night. 
  • “We’re just happy to have this over. We are not mining sand for fracking (hydraulic fracturing for petroleum) on our property, but sand for construction purposes only,” said Rushford area resident Tracie Erickson.



     
  • Lucky to be alive: Rushford woman survives serious accident

    Tami Sheeder is lucky to be alive. After a vicious car accident over Memorial Day weekend, doctors thought that Sheeder would be lucky to survive, let alone walk on her own again. Six weeks later, she is back in her own home, able to stand on her own two feet, and has a better understanding of who she is, after such an ordeal.



     
  • “This year was the most riders we've ever had, with 73 kids signed up to ride,” said Moose Hagedorn, organizer of Rushford Days Mutton Bustin event. “The last two years we signed up 60 kids, which was the limit. But this year was Homecoming and I think that's some of the reason why we passed the limit.”

     
  • Rushford Days tends to strike a solid balance between activities for kids, adults, and families. Committee member Chris Buchanan has been a great support in making the family activities the best that they can be.

     
  • Somewhere between 1,200 and 1,400 motorcycles will be passing through Rushford on Sunday, July 26, as part of the Ronald McDonald House motorcycle cruise. The cruise, which is a major fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, will not only be passing through Rushford between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., the large contingency will also be motoring through town on the return trip later in the afternoon.

     
  • “This show has been the most physically challenging show I have ever done,” said veteran Rushford Area Society for the Arts (RASA) star Burt Svendsen concerning the 2015 RASA production “Noises Off.”

     
  • The Rushford-Peterson School Board covered several items, including the near-finalized new school plans, rooftop repair, and approving various services and items for the 2015-2016 school year, in their elongated two hour-plus meeting on Monday, July 20.

     
  • Construction on CSAH 25 in Peterson is continuing on through the hot summer weeks. Monday morning’s meeting in Peterson recapped construction progress for the week of July 12 to 19.

     
  • In the Monday, July 20, Rushford-Peterson School Board meeting, Dean Beeninga, with ATS&R, presented the near final plans for the new school. While there are still minor tweaks to be made, the plans presented were fairly complete.



     
  •  R-P graduate Ben Markegard  featured in Agrinews article

    The largest regional junior Simmental show ever held in the nation wrapped up Saturday morning (June 20) at the Mower County fairgrounds.

     
  • Saying ‘yes’ to the dress

    The most romantic idea in the world, to some, is the idea of soulmates; two individuals that the universe has destined for each other since the dawn of time. According to Loren and Karolina Stream of Rushford, their recent wedding wasn’t the result of providence, fate, or the universe putting them together, it was decided by God.

     
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