November 2022

Delores Hoaas

 Delores Hoaas of Montevideo died Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at Luther Haven Nursing Home in Montevideo at the age of 96. Memorial services will be held Friday, December 9, 2022, at…

James Heath

 James Heath of Dawson died Friday, November 25, 2022, at his home in Dawson at the age of 79. Memorial services will be held Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 11 a.m.…

Michael George Stangeland

 Michael George Stangeland was born on February 13, 1963, to George and Betty (Sueverkruepp) Stangeland at his family home in Gary, S.D., having been delivered by his grandma, Alma Stangeland.…

From the Editor’s Desk

Last week I wrote about my trip to Fort Drum, New York to watch my son’s military promotion ceremony. I mentioned that one full day was spent on the ceremony and everything involved with it, and my final day in Upstate New York was spent helping him learn how to shop like a real broke adult, and helping decorate and organize his home. The day in between all of that (trip days bookmarked by two long, terrible flight days), we spent going on an adventure that we decided needed to be an epic one.

Speaker discusses ideas for rural communities to fill empty buildings

Last Tuesday evening, area leaders gathered at the Pioneer PBS station in rural Granite Falls to hear a presentation given by Deb Brown, of Iowa. Brown is a co-founder of SaveYour.Town, a business designed to develop strategies to not only save, but grow small towns. The presentation was hosted by the Upper Minnesota River Valley RDC and Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF).

Montevideo girls swim team competes

On November 11th and 13th, the Montevideo girls Swim Team traveled to take part in sections. On the 11th, they traveled to Hutchinson for the Section 3A preliminaries.

Shop local this holiday season with unique holiday offerings

Editor’s Note: Each week in November through December, the newspaper will be featuring area businesses to support shopping local this holiday season, as well as some creative gift-giving ideas that support local organizations and businesses.


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