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Check pollinator plantings for Palmer Amaranth

Although we are waiting for final confirmation, we strongly advise people to check their pollinator planting sites for the presence of Palmer Amaranth. Yesterday Bruce Potter followed up on a crop

AMPI Cheese takes top honors, once again.

For the third time in as many years, a Mild Cheddar made by Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) cheesemakers at the co-op’s Sanborn, Iowa, plant topped its class. The three-peat is

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Vikings at Panthers tomorrow

(photo courtesy of Minnesota Vikings) Welcome back to the big stage, Jerick McKinnon and Fozzy Whittaker. Oh, and Matt Asiata and Cameron Artis-Payne, get ready to carry the football, too. The

Funeral Announcements

Helen Kaseforth

Helen Kaseforth, age 99, formerly of Springfield, died Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at Masonic Home in Bloomington. Visitation will be on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the

Dorothy J. Wells

Dorothy J. Wells age 73, of Springfield, MN died on September 22, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN. Visitation will be on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and

Lucille Mary Riederer

Lucille Mary Riederer, age 76, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on September 20, 2016, at Gil Mor Manor in Morgan, MN. Visitation will be on Friday from Noon to 1:00 pm at the church. Memorial Service will

Delphine “Dotti” F. Hansvick

Delphine “Dotti” F. Hansvick, 89, of Vesta, Minnesota passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis.  Funeral services will be 11:00

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WEST NEWTON POST OFFICE The village of West Newton had a post office.  It was located in the Harkin Store.  The post office is what closed the Harkin Store in 1901.  Come and see the post office

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