Republican Party of Goodhue County to Gather for Caucus Feb. 27

The Republican Party of Goodhue County will be gathering for Caucus February 27th at the following locations. We will convene promptly at 7pm so please arrive 30 min early to register and find your …
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2024-A Year Of Revitalization

As we embark on this New Year I am excited to see what the Lord brings our way. My name is Larry Grove and I am the pastor at Hauge Free Lutheran Church in Kenyon. My wife Joan and I have been in …

Baseball Team Heads to Florida

This year, from March 20th to the 24th, the Kenyon/Wanamingo baseball team will do something they have never done before! They have been raising money to go to Cocoa Beach, Florida to scrimmage …

School Bus Driver Spotlight

Vicki Erickson has driven school bus for over 35 years, all within the same school district. She began driving in 1989 for Denny Bengston, who had the busses for the Wanamingo school district. Her …
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Obituaries
Lorrie Jo Iverson
Lorrie Jo Iverson, 61, of Raleigh, NC, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2024. Lorrie was born on March 27, 1962, in Zumbrota, Minnesota. She excelled in high school and was named …
Richard Charles Overholt
Richard Charles Overholt, 80, of Kenyon, died Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. He was born August 5, 1943 in Faribault, Minnesota the son of Leon and Ethel …
William Rick Ellis
William Rick Ellis, 80, of Wanamingo, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at the Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus in Rochester. He was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico on May 18, 1943, to …
Beverly Fay (Flom) Sviggum
Beverly Fay (Flom) Sviggum died at the age of 92 at Cannon Rivers Senior Living on January 25, 2024 where she had lived and had been lovingly cared for since July 2023. After her marriage in 1951, …
Neil Allen Gullickson
Neil Allen Gullickson, 69, of Wanamingo, passed away at his home on Thursday, January 4, 2024. He was born in Zumbrota on August 31, 1954, to Wilbur and Inez (Reierson) Gullickson. He graduated from …
Community
As we approach Bus Appreciation Day on February 21st, my heart is filled with appreciation for the bus drivers and transportation teams who ensure the safe journeys of our children. This sentiment …
Well, I hear it's that time of year when the Pasta Dinner rolls around. In fact, this year marks the 25th year of eating pasta to support the Kenyon Wanamingo Memorial Field Fundraiser. This …
An informational meeting for parents of 2024-25 Kindergarten students will be held on Monday, March 11, 2024 at 6:00 pm at the Kenyon-Wanamingo Elementary School in Wanamingo. Free childcare for …
Community
Hello everyone, sorry I missed a few months of commissioners corner. I do enjoy tearing January off of the calendar, I can’t believe it is February already. As we move forward with 2024 we start …
February brings to mind thoughts of Love, Flowers, and Springtime! We have certainly been blessed with mild weather for most of our SE Mn area, so it feels a bit premature to know that soon it will …
Front Row: Scarlett Baalson KG Ms. Madi Andrist Reyna Dressel KG Mrs. Tanya Short Caden Fortsch KG Mrs. Katie Valek Tyler Greseth Gr. 1 Mrs. Katie Benbrooks Cecelia Jandro Gr. 1 Mr. …
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