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Farm Families get U recognition

Jul 23, 2015
On Thursday, Aug. 6, farm families will be recognized by the University of Minnesota as a “2015 Farm Family” at an annual ceremony during Farmfest near Redwood Falls, Minn.From Wabasha County, the Warthesen’s will be recognized.Jack and Marge’s farming operation began in the 1970’s when five acres...

Uncertainty affects attitudes

Jul 23, 2015
When families are faced with financial uncertainty or sudden income loss, addressing the situations takes more than just thinking about dollars and cents, says a personal finance specialist with University of Minnesota Extension.“Attitudes, values, and feelings about money come from our childhood...

New SHIP team being formed

Jul 23, 2015
The Wabasha County Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) is recruiting members for its Community Leadership Team (CLT) to help guide the county’s work in SHIP 4.The purpose of the CLT is to establish and grow community support for policy, systems and environmental change work in obesity...

Class of 1967 celebrates 48 years

Jul 23, 2015
The Lincoln High School class of 1967 gathered for their 48th class reunion June 13 at Pepin Golf Course.  Shown above, front row, from left: June Luhmann Rahmann, Curt Gerken and Larry Watson; second row: Judy Schmauss Siebenaler, Kathy Yorde King, Judy Clare Klinkhammer, Nancy Foss Campbell,...

55-year reunion held for class of 1960

Jul 23, 2015
The Lake City High School Class of 1960 gathered for its 55th class reunion over Water Ski Days. The 31 attendees included all five of the Homecoming queen candidates. The group picture was taken outside the Jewel Clubhouse. Shown above, front row, from left: Diane Fick Taylor, Bruce Eggenberger,...

District VFW to meet in CF

Jul 23, 2015
Minnesota First District Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary will hold their meetings in Cannon Falls on Saturday, Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m. hosted by VFW Post 4452 and its Ladies Auxiliary.First District VFW Commander Curt Hermanson of Cannon Falls and First District VFW Ladies Auxiliary...

Blood drive to be here July 30-31

Jul 23, 2015
The American Red Cross bloodmobile is coming to Lake City Thursday, July 30, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, July 31, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 213 N. Oak Street.Many people want to give back to the community, but may not have a lot of time to volunteer.  The American Red Cross...

RW Clinic gets care recognition

Jul 23, 2015
Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing has recently been recognized for its excellence in lactation care by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).The IBCLC Care Award is presented to staffing professionals who hold...

Anytime Fitness holds strongest contest and health fair

Jul 23, 2015
On July 11, Anytime Fitness in Lake City held a contest for the strongest men and women members, along with a health fair to help celebrate their 10-year anniversary.  Strongest contest events included truck push for men (pushing a Dodge Ram 135 feet for time) and car push for women (pushing a...

Local group participates in STORM camp

Jul 23, 2015
On Sunday, July 19, four youth and four adults left for STORM (Service to Others in Rural Minnesota) Camp in Faribault, Minn.  STORM camp is a weeklong mission experience in a local community.  These youth and adults will be providing a variety of service projects for residents in the Faribault...

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