Meat processor opens near Millville

Apr 15, 2020
A new meat processing business has opened in rural Millville. Millville Valley Meats, 61301 North County Road 11, is located on a farm that has been in owner Jason Hoffman’s family for generations. As a child, Jason helped his grandparent’s process poultry every day throughout the summer. Jason...

Fundraiser for Mary Hall is Sunday, July 14

Jul 10, 2019
A benefit for Mary Hall will be held Sunday, July 14, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Millville American Legion in Millville. Hall was diagnosed with breast cancer in February and later contracted a staph infection. Now she is undergoing chemotherapy for the cancer and physical rehabilitation for the...

From meh to 'Masterchef'

Jun 26, 2019
Growing up in Millville, Shari Mukherjee just wasn’t that interested in food. “I was a terrible cook,” she said. “I guess I had no interest in cooking really. Growing up with a very midwestern palette, I definitely didn’t have exposure to different ethnic foods, spices, that kind of thing.” That...

Legion presents awards for membership goals

Jun 26, 2019
At its monthly meeting on June 6, two American Legion Post 579 members received awards. Membership director Dick Grobe (right) was presented with the post’s All Time High Membership Goal and past commander Gary Balcome (center) was presented with the post’s 2019 Membership Goal.  The awards were...

Legion presents Blue Star banner

Jun 12, 2019
Recently Millville American Post 579 membership director Dick Grobe (left) presented a Blue Star Banner to Denay Kelly, whose son Jacob Kelsey is serving in the Armed Forces. “Blue Star Banners are displayed in the front window of their homes which  shows the family’s pride in their loved one...

50-year American Legion awards

Jun 12, 2019
50-year American Legion membership awards were presented to brothers Larry and Lee Leonhardt by Millville American Legion Post 579 commander Don Sexton and membership director Dick Grobe following the Memorial Day program on May 27. Both Larry and Lee are Vietnam veterans. From left: Grobe, Lee...

Millville Valley River Days fundraiser is April 13

Apr 10, 2019
Millville Valley River Days is holding a fundraiser Saturday, April 13, at the Millville American Legion. Events run from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. A craft sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. An Easter egg hunt will be held at Millville Park at 10 a.m. Lunch will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m...

Sportsman’s donates to veterans van program

Jan 9, 2019
Wabasha County Veterans Service Officer Nate Pelz (left) accepts a $500 check from Don Springer, member of the Millville Sportsman’s Club, at the Dec. 26 Wabasha County board meeting. The money will be used for the Veterans Van Transporation Program.

Valley River Days is this weekend in Millville

Aug 8, 2018
Millville’s annual summer festival, Valley River Days, returns to the city Aug. 11 and 12. Saturday events include a horseshoe tournament at the horseshoe pit by the Legion at 10:30 a.m. (sign-up at 10 a.m.); beanbag tournament on Main Street at 1 p.m. (sign-up at noon), bingo presented by Grace...

Memorial Day is about selflessness

May 31, 2018
Scenes from area memorial day observances.


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