In Service - Follstad

Jul 29, 2015
    Recently, Eric Follstad, major, USMC-retired, accepted an offer from his civilian position at Headquarters, United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) at MacDill Air Force Base Florida to deploy to Kabul Afghanistan for a one year career-broadening opportunity with  NATO  supporting OPERATION...

Reads Landing Museum marks 50th anniversary

Jul 29, 2015
Ron Hunt, local artist and columnist, will portray Mark Twain at the Wabasha County Historical Society (WCHS) Museum in Reads Landing on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m. He last presented his one-man show to a standing room only crowd two years ago. Hunt will present a new and updated “Conversation With...

Central Point to be featured

Jul 29, 2015
The public is welcome to visit the Goodhue County Historical Society on Aug. 2 for the first free Sunday. This month people can check out the newest exhibits on state and local history: the Central Point Township Exhibit and 1965: Red Wing Commemorates the Minnesota Twins. The museum is open from 1...

Correction - Anytime Story

Jul 29, 2015
A name was incorrectly identified in the Anytime Fitness article in the July 23, 2015 edition of the Graphic.In the strongest contest the third place winner for men was Andrew Valkos, not Michael Valkos.

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,...


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