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STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Bookmarks, book titles and bargains
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RUSHMORE — The days of Extension educators leading Project groups for local women may be a thing of the past, but for a group of ladies in Wilmont, Reading, Rushmore and Worthington, getting together once a month for Project is a tradition they don’t plan to give up anytime soon.
READING — Tarryn Joens is enthralled by movies about princesses and unicorns. Her favorite colors are pink and purple, and her favorite foods include macaroni and cheese and corndogs. When it’s nice outside, she likes to ride her bicycle and play on the swingset at her family’s home in rural Reading, and she’ll even let her little brother, Brandt, tag along.
READING — With its partially-treated sewage flowing into a judicial ditch for decades, the unincorporated hamlet of Reading has become the third community in as many years in Nobles County to now face the requirement of constructing a centralized sewer system.
WORTHINGTON — The kickoff event for the Nobles County Library Summer Reading Program will feature “Underwater Adventures,” an interactive program from the Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall of America in Bloomington.
“Underwater Adventures” begins at 1 p.m. June 13 in the fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church, 408 11th St.
Local theater group begins its performances of ‘Lie, Cheat
and Genuflect’ Friday
READING — Audiences don’t expect the Reading Community Players to recite Shakespearean dialogues, perform dramatic readings or act out tragic scenes.
MANKATO — In the movies, a character’s moment of truth is accompanied by a dramatic swelling of the background music. Monte Meyer’s moment of truth also came with a soundtrack — a couple of pops from his foot, an audible protest that his bones could no longer bear his weight.
“I was on vacation at a resort, and I heard my foot as I was walking down the dock — it literally popped twice,” Meyer recalled, adding that although it was painful, there was nothing significantly wrong. “… I think it was somebody up there going, ‘Hey, wake up, Monte.’ I packed up my boat and left early.”
READING — With the men out hunting for the elusive big buck this Saturday, the women of Reading are planning a gathering at the Reading Community Center that revolves around decorated tables, a salad luncheon and shopping.
Prairie Elementary third-grade student Katie O’Donnell reads “Sir Cumference and the King’s Tens” to her father, Colin, during Thursday afternoon’s Apples and Books Fall Reading Event at the school. O’Donnell is in Mary Jo Peterson’s class.
Parents offered a chance to learn about their children’s reading curriculum
WORTHINGTON — Taking their parent by one hand and their book by the other, the second-graders at Prairie Elementary were eager to show off their reading skills.
Soybean harvest wrapped up; farmers busy combining corn
WORTHINGTON — Greg Ponto of rural Reading is feeling really good about this year’s harvest, but it pains him in a way. Other farmers in southwest Minnesota weren’t lucky enough to escape mid-season hail storms and late-season drown-outs.
ROSEMOUNT - Rosemount community leaders wanted to come up with a way to connect the community through a common effort. After a number of suggestions, the group, which meets once a month, decided a citywide reading effort would do the trick.
Emily Zimmer, Rosemount Town Pages
, September 23, 2010
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