Bluff Country Reader

It may look like a giant mosquito, but the crane fly doesn’t bite. Photo by Al Batt The great golden digger wasp preys upon grasshoppers, crickets and katydids. Photo by Al Batt

The great golden digger wasp preys upon grasshoppers, crickets and katydids. Photo by Al Batt
08/20/2019 - 2:49pm
Chuck Van Wey of Albert Lea, a wonderful man who I admire for his work with Relay for Life and the Cancer Support Group, told me that he’d not been a bird feeder until he moved to a house where the previous owner had left two feeders in place. Chuck...

Chatfield News

PHOTO COURTESY OF CHATFIELD BOY SCOUTS The Chatfield Boy Scouts enjoyed sailing on some of the Great Lakes this summer. In front is first mate Nikolai Hedler. In back, from left, are Logan Johnson, Owen Dammen, Ben Cooper, troop leader Jeff Cooper, Lynn Borgen and Jack Martinka.
08/20/2019 - 2:40pm
They left home landlubbers; proudly came home Lakers. “We went to Mackinaw City, on Lake Huron, between Lake Huron and Lake Michigan,” said Chatfield Troop 43 Boy Scout Jack Martinka. He and his fellow members of Troop 43 recently traveled to...

News Leader

08/20/2019 - 12:44pm
Monster Bash, Inc., is immensely excited to announce the Monster Bash Haunted House has been voted Top Overall Attraction for the second year in a row on This news comes as the organization is in the process of getting...

Spring Valley Tribune

DAVID PHILLIPS/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE Randy Daggett drives a tractor with a trailer of veterans through the Ag Days parade Saturday afternoon. The weather for the annual celebration was nearly perfect with just a few raindrops Thursday evening and the only downpour happening after the street dance ended Saturday night.
08/20/2019 - 2:23pm

Tri-County Record

08/15/2019 - 8:41am
The following is a condensed version of an ordinance adopted by the Rushford City Council, August 12, 2018, entitled Cable Television Franchise Ordinance, Ordinance Granting a Franchise to Ace Telephone Association DBA Acentek to Operate and/or...


DAVID PHILLIPS/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE Sue Mettler turns a corner on the Ag Days 6k route.

DAVID PHILLIPS/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE Treyton Lanning of Chatfield crosses the finish line alone as the 14-year-old took first place in the Ag Days 6k.
08/20/2019 - 1:38pm
Young runners were the swiftest in the annual Ag Days 6k in Spring Valley Saturday, Aug. 17. Treyton Lanning, 14, of Chatfield was the overall winner, finishing in a time of 23 minutes, 21 seconds, for the 3.73-mile course mostly on the Spring...