December 2022

Kevin Eugene Saue

   Kevin Eugene Saue passed away suddenly on December 14, 2022, at his home in Kamuela, Hawaii. Kevin and his wife Wilsa lived in Hawaii for 32 years. Kevin was born…

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Jessica Stölen-Jacobson News Editor The days leading up to Christmas were filled with snow, wind, subzero temperatures, and thus cancellations. Of everything.

Gold Dusters perform

The Montevideo Junior Varsity and Varsity High Kick dance teams performed at last week’s halftime show of the Varsity Boys Basketball game. Photo by Jessica Stölen-Jacobson .

Montevideo heading to Granite City Classic

Montevideo will put its unblemished record on the line against three quality opponents in a six-day period starting Thursday at the Granite City Classic in St. Cloud.

SMSU hosts Dakota 38+2 Wokiksuye Riders in their final year

Southwest Minnesota State University was honored to host the Dakota 38+2 Wokiksuye Ride on their stop in Marshall on Dec. 20-21. SMSU was but one stop on the 330-mile journey that began on Dec. 9 in Lower Brule, So. Dak., and ends on Dec. 26 in Mankato, Minn. Wokiksuye means to remember.

Minnesota DNR shares 2022 accomplishments

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has released a summary of some of its major accomplishments in 2022. From major milestones in habitat restoration that were decades in the making, to climate adaptation and mitigation efforts, to ensuring Minnesota’s unparalleled outdoor opportunities are accessible to more people, the DNR made significant progress on the goals and priorities in its strategic plan ( aboutdnr/reports/conservationagenda/ dnr_ strategic_plan.pdf).