Bluff Country Reader

AL BATT/BLUFF COUNTRY READER The Steller’s jay was discovered in Alaska in 1741 by Georg Steller. There are two variations of the Steller's jay, including coastal and interior, which both have different color variations.

AL BATT/BLUFF COUNTRY READER An adult and an immature bald eagle. Eagles will often go after other animals' catches, such as osprey, instead of doing their own hunting.
12/09/2019 - 3:08pm
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting I thought I'd be wiser by the time I reached this age. You must know something. I know I should never underestimate winter. It's how we roll I used the necessary at a huge clinic. I noticed the toilet paper. I...

Chatfield News


GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS Fourth graders sing during the matinee Christmas concert of Grandfriends’ Day
12/10/2019 - 12:43pm
The day began with “I-62,” ended “Out in the Snow!” and was altogether grand. “I-62, I-62” called out Chatfield Elementary School principal Shane McBroom, standing at a lectern in the Chatfield Elementary School cafeteria, leading a game of bingo...

News Leader

12/11/2019 - 1:04pm
John H.  Yocum, 58, of Rochester, formerly of Mabel, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, of “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” at Bay View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Red Wing. He was born Feb. 20, 1961, in Madelia, Minn. He grew up on the farm in the Mabel...

Spring Grove Herald

LEFT: Payton Leahy advances while defended by Mabel-Canton’s Jack Arneson. The Spring Grove guard had nine steals and six assists in the season opener. RIGHT: John Koch eyes the basket after coming down with one of his 20 rebounds at Houston. The Lions won after their last-seconds rally forced overtime. Photos by S. Lee Epps
12/10/2019 - 12:08pm
Spring Grove trailed by five points with 48 seconds to play, but the Lions scored five points within eight seconds to force overtime and eventually win at Houston, 63-58.  That dramatic 38th consecutive victory over the Hurricanes on Dec. 6 came...

Spring Valley Tribune

12/11/2019 - 1:05pm
The Lanesboro City Council certified the final levy at $680,200, a 5.45 percent increase, during its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 2, following a Truth-in-Taxation hearing that drew several local residents. The final 2019 levy, payable in 2020, was...

Tri-County Record

12/10/2019 - 11:56am
With the average age of a U.S. farmer at nearly 60 years, and millions of acres expected to change hands over the next few years, military veterans have a key role to play as the nation looks for the next generation of producers. To do so, veterans...


DEB FINSETH/NEWS LEADER Emma Breitsprecher goes up for a shot for Fillmore Central in a game against Rushford-Peterson.
12/11/2019 - 12:57pm
After three straight wins, the Fillmore Central girls have lost two in a row and post a 3-2 record for the season. Last week the team got a Three Rivers Conference win over Rushford-Peterson 55-19, then lost a TRC game to Cotter 65-48, and on...