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Another COVID-19 adaptation

Here’s an example of one church adapting to our current situation. St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kimball made hymnals and daily devotionals available last week to parishioners so they can follow along with the pastor’s weekly message, now available on…

Schools continue to provide lunches

Sherry Hanson and her food service staff preparing meals March 18 for delivery to Kimball School families. Eden Valley-Watkins likewise is providing lunches for their students. Thank you all! Submitted photo.

Schiefelbein awarded academic scholarship

BASF, in partnership with industry-leading ­commodity associations, including the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), the National Sorghum Foundation (NSF) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF), awarded academic scholarships to agriculture students who have shown outstanding…

Lipinski is Meeker County 4-Her for the month of March

Eden Valley-Watkins Senior Adrienne Lipinski is Meeker County’s 4-Her for the month of March. Adrienne has participated in 4-H for 13 years and has grown to be a strong leader and role model. She has served as the Valley Victors’…

A day in the life of a homeschool farm family

By Emma, Ellie, Elizabeth, Ryan, Timmy, and Adam Donnay Each day is unique and has its own purpose in a homeschooling farm family. We will do our best to capture what a typical day looks like for us. In the…

Clouds continue to overshadow us while temps are in the 40s

By Mark Anthony, Meteorologist Some light rain and light snow fell across much of the region on Sunday. The clouds kept temperatures down across the area. Highs were generally in the upper 30s and lower 40s, but portions of western…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency special enrollment period

MNsure is offering a special enrollment period (SEP) for qualified individuals who are currently without insurance in response to the potential growth of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. This SEP will allow uninsured individuals 30 days to enroll in health insurance coverage…

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location, Disposition 03/23/20, 16:15 p.m., Animal complaint, 647 Ave.: Clear. 03/23/20, 16:21 p.m., Driving Complaint, 706 Ave., Kingston Twp: Clear. 03/23/20 19:10 p.m., Driving Complaint, Meeker Ave. S., City of Watkins: Clear.

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

March 22, Calvin Thomas Portz, 22 of Delano, was arrested in Delano on the charges of second-degree assault and domestic assault. March 22, Scott Alan Russell, 32 of Buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo on the charges of fifth-degree criminal sexual…

Minnesota schools prepare for distance learning

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor Since Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that all pre-K-12 schools in the state would be closed from March 18-27, teachers and staff have been busy preparing to enter a new frontier of education: distance learning.…

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