Dennison Native is Oldest Living Congressman in U.S.

Albert Quie, former Minnesota governor and congressman is now the oldest living former governor of any U. S. state as well as the oldest living former member of the Unites States House of …

O'Reilly's to Host Breakfast on the Farm June 17th

Who wants ice cream for breakfast?  While it may not be standard or traditional breakfast fare, there is one day each year that it is allowed.  This year that day is Friday, June 17th when …

Kenyon Attorney To Retire from Active Practice after 59 Years

Franklin Peterson was born on a farm near Braham, Minnesota and graduated from High School there. He enrolled in Augsburg College and his football coach suggested that he join the International …

Wanamingo Girl is First Time Dairy Princess

Claudia Kennedy of Wanamingo will be a co-dairy princess representing Goodhue County dairy farmers and the dairy industry this year. This will be the 69th year that the state has held the Princess …
More Local News
Life is not a parabolic curve.  It doesn’t go straight up.  There are a lot of lumps, a lot of bumps.  I have never yet met a successful person that hasn’t …
Social Security benefits are integral for many older adults. In fact, 44% of baby boomers expect Social Security to be their primary source of income in retirement, according to a 2021 survey from …
Minnesota livestock farmers and specialty crop producers who incurred expenses due to last year’s drought can apply for up to $7,500 per farm in reimbursement through the Minnesota Department …
Obituaries
Llewellyn “Llew” Erling Erlanson
Llewellyn “Llew” Erling Erlanson, age 97, of rural Cannon Falls, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The funeral service was held Sunday, June 19, 2022, at 3:00 PM at …
David W. Olson
David W. Olson, age 71, of Backus and formerly of Kenyon, died Sunday, June 12, 2022, at Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.Private family services will be held at a …
Gunder Leon Froyum
The memorial service for Gunder Froyum will be held Saturday July 2nd at 12:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wanamingo. The Rev. Kris Ferkin will officiate. Private family burial of the …
Mary Jo (Perrett) Rothen
Mary Jo (Perrett) Rothen entered the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus at approximately 8:30 in the morning on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 after a long battle with cancer.  She was 73 years …
Charlotte Evelyn Iverson
Charlotte Iverson, 90, passed away peacefully at Benedictine Living Community (Madonna Towers) in Rochester, MN on Thursday, June 9, 2022. Charlotte Evelyn Iverson was born on the family farm, …
Community
CITY OF WANAMINGO City Council Regular Meeting Monday, May 9, 2022 7:00 P.M. Wanamingo City Council Chambers – 401 Main Street Wanamingo, MN CALL TO ORDER: Mayor …
Harland E. Kasa Sr., age 80, of Cannon Falls, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.Harland was born July 24, 1941, to Helge and Catherine (Bradford) Kasa …
Maxine Mary Dohmen, age 80 of Cannon Falls and formerly of Dennison, died peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, June 1, 2022 at Cannon Rivers Senior Living, surrounded by her loving children and …
Community
Front Row: Harper Caron, KG, Mrs. Katie Valek; Isabelle Hanson, Gr. 1, Mrs. Katie Benbrooks; Hudson Otte, Gr. 1, Mr. Tony Donkers; Taylor Groth, Gr. 2, Mrs. Deb Hinrichs. …
Front Row: Hugh Ellingsberg, KG, Mrs. Tanya Short; Eleanor Johnson, KG, Mrs. Katie Valek; Aubree Cagle, Gr. 1, Mrs. Katie Benbrooks; Jaxsyn Bauer, Gr. 1, Mr. Tony …
Front Row: Sabin Varanelli, Gr. 1, Mr. Tony Donkers; Brooklyn Arnold, Gr. 2, Mrs. Deb Hinrichs; Leia Patterson, Gr. 2, Ms. Megan Sabrowsky.  Back Row: Elliott Salveson, Gr. …
Web extras
Better Immunity is Just a Spray Away
(NewsUSA) - Now more than ever, we worry about maintaining our good health, and we are especially concerned about having a strong immune system that can take on all types of …
Five Tips for Seniors When Choosing Online Workout Classes
(NewsUSA) - The first month of the New Year is galloping by and many folks are still sorting out their goals and resolutions for 2021. Hooray for you if you've already set your goals. For those …
5 ways to revamp your money habits for a better 2021
(BPT) - While the past year has been rough in so many ways, one positive result is that people are focusing more on saving money — creating a silver lining to the cloud that was 2020. A new …
Big News For Small Towns: 5G For All
(NAPSI)—Despite years of talk about how 5G is going to transform everyone’s lives, most people haven’t experienced the lightning-fast speeds and incredible performance of it—yet.  …