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Family fun, unique opportunities await at Cottage Grove Chamber’s Community Showcase

The Park High School Activities Center will be the place to be on Saturday, April 27 for the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored 19th Annual Community Showcase. The Community Showcase …

Local governments react to new PFAs values from EPA

Spring is in the air, and with it come new enforceable standards from the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) in relation to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAs. Commonly used in …

A sign honoring former Dakota County sheriff’s deputy Luther Klug, who was killed by a drunken driver 28 years ago, was unveiled by friends and former colleagues during a ceremony April 12 on County Road 68 in Ravenna Township.

Luther Klug Memorial Highway a tribute to dedicated, fondly remembered deputy

A ceremony Thursday morning at the start of Dakota County Road 68 south of Hastings was a tribute to a fallen Dakota County Sheriff’s Deputy, who lost his life in service 28 years ago. County, …

‘Something’s got to be done’

Nine months after a fire at the closed Hastings Cooperative Creamery complex, city residents are growing impatient that little or no cleanup is being done at the site. City Community Development …

Jose Miranda crosses the plate after hitting a 434-foot homerun in the Saints opening day game against the Guardians AAA team, the Columbus Clippers.

Saints hit 3 homeruns, win 8-1 on opening day

The Saint Paul Saints won their home opener on Saturday evening defeating the Columbus Clippers at CHS Field in St. Paul’s Lowertown by a score of 8-1. We can all breathe a sigh of relief; …

Nurse pleads not guilty to foot amputation charges

A former Spring Valley Health Care Center nurse accused of amputating a 62-year-old hospice patient’s necrotic foot without permission pleaded not guilty to three felony charges at a Feb. 16 arraignment hearing in Pierce County Circuit Court.

The River Falls City Council voted April 9 to annex two parcels totaling 22.66 acres from the Town of River Falls south of Larson Park.

City annexes 22 acres from Town of River Falls

RIVER FALLS – The River Falls City Council voted unanimously April 9 to annex 22.66 acres from the Town of River Falls and zone it R-2 Multiple Family. The annexation petition, submitted …

Mahn Family Funeral & Cremation Services celebrates new chapel

ELLSWORTH – Mahn Family Funeral & Cremation Services hosted an open house and ribbon cutting with Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce members Wednesday, April 3 to celebrate the completion …

Withee Village Board discusses possible deed transfer

The Village of Withee held their regular meeting on Monday, April 8, 2024. Trustee Susan Kalepp reported that the Library Board has begun working on their Withee Days projects. The bulk of …

Owen-Withee Jr. Prom dance held in rustic Munson Bridge barn

The Owen-Withee Junior Prom was held on Saturday, April 13 from 8-11 p.m. All OWHS students who paid their fees and passed third quarter classes were invited to attend the …
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20 hit songs you may not know were written by music icons

Stacker compiled 20 hit songs between 1960 and today that were written by someone other than the singer, using various sources.

An All-Star Strategy: How A-Rod Keeps His Gum Disease in Check

(BPT) - World Series Champion and 3-time American League MVP Alex Rodriguez (aka A-Rod) knows how important it is to prioritize your oral health. That’s why, upon receiving a gum disease …

Is it safe to shop on Temu? Here are 5 scams to avoid on the popular online shopping platform

Spokeo warns that while Temu offers a promising shopping experience, consumers should be aware of potential scams.

6 home improvement projects that offer the best return on your investment

Rocket Loans reports that there are large and small home improvements that provide a good return on investment.

Try adding these 10 healthiest snacks for weight loss into your daily food plan

Hers rounded up 10 healthy snacks that can help with weight loss goal, based on science.

10 outdoor sites to learn more about Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander heritage

Stacker used data from the National Park Service and other sources to compile this list of 10 historical sites to learn more about AA & NHPI heritage.