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Frances Truenow, 92

Frances Truenow, 92

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Frances Truenow of Annandale died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at Annandale Care Center. She was 92. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Zion Lutheran Church in Annandale with Pastor Tyler LaGrave officiating. Burial will...

Lloyd Ley, 81

Lloyd Ley, 81

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Lloyd Ley of Watkins died Oct. 24, 2022, at Meeker County Hospital in Litchfield of kidney cancer. He was 81. A graveside service was held at St. Anthony Cemetery in Watkins with prayers by Father Aaron Nett. Lloyd William Ley...

Elaine Manke, 83

Elaine Manke, 83

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Elaine Manke of Annandale died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, at Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. She was 83. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale with...

Frank “Big Frank” Schiefelbein Jr., 89

Frank “Big Frank” Schiefelbein Jr., 89Free Access

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Frank "Big Frank" Schiefelbein Jr. died Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, at his beloved farm, just 12 days shy of his 90th birthday. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at St. Anne Catholic Church in...

Avoid Holiday tragedy by talking with kids about ice safety

Avoid Holiday tragedy by talking with kids about ice safetyFree Access

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A pre-Thanksgiving cold snap means some lakes and ponds across Minnesota are beginning to freeze. However, this ice isn’t safe to walk on, and the water underneath is dangerously cold. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone to be...

Talking Holiday eating with U of M

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The Holiday season is right around the corner, and families and friends across the state will soon be gathering around the dinner table to share a special meal together. Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., RDN, a professor in the Department of Food...

‘Heartfelt Home Recipes’

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My mom and dad moved to South Haven for the winter. This has been an excellent opportunity to reconnect with my favorite childhood recipes and my mom’s best treats. Of course, she brought her sourdough starter, so we’ve enjoyed pancakes...

Getting calcium from plant foods and dairy products

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Dear Dietitian, I read your last column on calcium, where you recommended that we get the mineral in our diet rather than pills. Is it better to get calcium from plant foods or dairy products? Just wondering Dear Wondering, Calcium...

Cookies all day

Cookies all day

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December is here, and it’s time to focus on one thing, a Cookie Exchange. I have 12 friends who each make 12 dozen cookies and then we exchange, hopefully bringing home a huge variety of...

‘Shop Local’ should be every day

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The idea of Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday, started 12 years ago. American Express started the yearly tradition, recognizing the importance of small businesses to the overall economy of the United States....

Quick Woman’s Wellness Weekend

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Lately, life has been a little crazy. Not frustratingly crazy, but just busy and fun. We had our Women’s Wellness Weekend with my aunts and cousins in Denver, N.C. (Yes, you read that right: North...

Q & A with Superintendent Messman

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Why does EV-W Public Schools need to increase the operating referendum? School districts rely heavily on the state as the primary funding source for operations. The revenue we receive from the state hasn’t changed over...

Forest City Stockade 2022

Forest City Stockade 2022Free Access

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Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

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Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 12/04/22, 00:57 am, Traffic Stop, 305th St, Kingston Twp: Citation Issued. 12/04/22, 09:59 am, Stolen Vehicle, 675th Av, Forest Prairie Twp: Report Taken. 12/04/22, 10:26...

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

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Dec. 2, Angela Christine Ellis, 36 of Clearwater, was arrested in Clearwater on a charge of third-degree DWI. Dec. 1, Joseph Charles Huikko, 42 of Buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo...

Santa Day at EV-W

Santa Day at EV-W

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