Bluff Country Reader

Kayla Biel is the 2018 Fillmore County Dairy Princess. She said one of her favorite things about life on the farm is learning the many personalities of the cows. PHOTO COURTESY OF BROOKE BOELTER PHOTOGRAPHY
06/14/2018 - 10:19am
A lot of hard work goes into putting milk on America’s table. And 2018 Fillmore County Dairy Princess Kayla Biel knows just how much. Kayla, the daughter of Kevin and Kelly Biel, recently was crowned the Fillmore County American Dairy Association...

Chatfield News

News Leader

06/21/2018 - 10:05am
This year marks the 19th year of the Miss Harmony Scholarship Program. Program coordinators Allison Whalen, MaryBeth Ostrom and Heidi Kingsley are very excited about the activities that lay ahead for the contestants. This year’s Miss Harmony...

Spring Grove Herald


Submitted One of Wold’s Strawberry fields is overtaken by water and mud during June 9’s thunderstorms. The storms brought torrential rain, wind and hail to the area creating havoc.
06/19/2018 - 2:22pm
Mother Nature must have heard about the deliciousness of Wold’s Strawberries and wanted a taste of them. She sent hail that chopped the berry crop by 75 percent. Well here’s hoping she’s satisfied, as well as the berry pickers who were able to pick...

Spring Valley Tribune

Pam Seebach and David Stoeger are sharing a five-church charge in the United Methodist conference, including Wykoff, Mabel, Newburg, Harmony and Preston. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER
06/19/2018 - 12:08pm
“Five churches coming together as a united parish will be a great opportunity,” stated Pam Seebach, licensed local pastor. She, along with the Rev. David Stoeger, will share the pulpits of five congregations across Fillmore County, including Wykoff...

Tri-County Record

Submitted photo Pictured above is the great oak tree where Harriet Stevens taught Sunday School to black children. The tree still stands today.
06/20/2018 - 9:32am
In keeping with their active character, Rushford town founder George Stevens and his second wife Harriet (Rees Colfax) may have been the original snowbirds. In 1877 they ventured to the Deep South and built a humble winter home in Jacksonville, Fla...


Lanesboro's Janell Boyum tees off at the state golf meet in Becker, Minn, last week.
06/21/2018 - 10:43am
Three-time all-conference Lanesboro golfer Janell Boyum closed out her senior year by placing 57th at the State Class A Girls Golf Tournament. A total of 85 golfers played the Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker on June 12-13. Burro golf coach Krissy...