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Federated Rural Electric hosts 82nd annual meeting
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'People thrown everywhere': Police say suspect in S.C. cemetery crash wanted revenge
Minnesota's 'gem of a trail' hiking through landowner issues
Fire danger grew in Duluth-area's storm's wake
Lifelong friends Ennis, Spurgeon living the dream with Minnesota Wild
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Mammoth Athletes Village levels playing field for Gophers
Gophers football: TV miniseries 'Being P.J. Fleck' to air on ESPNU in August
Entrance song fits Twins closer Kintzler's journey
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Letter: Copper mining plan must be defeated
Alan Dale Haberman
Beulah "Bea" Litka
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Column: ‘Kids Went Here’ - That’s what you could say on bronze plaque
Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
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Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
Becker 60th anniversary
Henning 50th anniversary
Data: July 21, 2017
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July 4, 2017
Patriotism abounds in Okabena on Independence Day
July 4, 2017 - 8:12pm
June 26, 2017
Wedding reception led to 100 years of Post family’s farm ownership
OKABENA — In 1915, Lakefield residents Harm and Mary Post attended a wedding reception at the Milbrath farm in Section 18, Rost Township, Jackson...
June 26, 2017 - 2:47pm
April 13, 2017
Okabena to discuss future of bar and grill
OKABENA — The Corner Pocket Bar & Grill is the nesting place for Okabena residents who want a burger, cup of coffee, or even a Shirley Temple. It’s also the town’s municipal liquor store, offering on- and off-sale beer and liquor. The city will host a public meeting at...
April 13, 2017 - 7:01pm
February 20, 2017
Fire destroys vacant home near Okabena
OKABENA — The Brewster Fire and Rescue and Heron Lake Fire departments responded to a house fire Monday afternoon at 86806 340th Ave., west...
February 20, 2017 - 9:11pm
December 21, 2016
Letter: Why we should not eliminate the Electoral College
Our Founders in their infinite wisdom created the Electoral College to ensure the STATES were fairly represented. Why should one or two densely populated areas speak for the whole of the nation?The following list of statistics has been making the rounds on the Internet and it should...
December 21, 2016 - 7:31am
September 24, 2016
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
CURRIE -- Currie State Bank and the First State Bank of Okabena announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which First State Bank of Okabena will be merged into and become a branch of Currie State Bank pending regulatory approval. Both banks share a similar culture...
September 24, 2016 - 1:53am
July 4, 2016
Classic car on a classic holiday
July 4, 2016 - 9:13pm
March 24, 2016
‘Long-term investment’: Board members give details on 157-acre purchase
WORTHINGTON — For nearly five years, the District 518 school board mulled over what to do about the increasing enrollment in the district....
March 24, 2016 - 8:56pm
February 25, 2016
Making a difference: Watersheds offer programs to improve water quality
WORTHINGTON — Heron Lake Watershed District Administrator Jan Voit said the work her staff does within the watershed district is on a willing...
February 25, 2016 - 8:20pm
February 2, 2016
Swimming program receives grant
WORTHINGTON — The high waves of Lake Okabena made Karen Molitor nervous when she was a little girl learning how to swim. “To this day I’m...
February 2, 2016 - 7:18pm
November 12, 2015
Cashing in on cover crops: Benefits range from better drainage and weed control to livestock forage
OKABENA — Rural Lakefield farmer Jerry Ackermann has planted cover crops for several years now, and while it has been a learning process, he’s...
November 12, 2015 - 9:38pm
July 5, 2015
Children have a blast at Okabena's Fourth fest
July 5, 2015 - 9:05pm
June 22, 2015
Letter: "Amazing Race" event was appropriately named
By Les Knutson, Heron Lake On behalf of the 16 people who were fortunate enough to participate in the Heron Lake-Okabena Community Foundation’s “Amazing Race” on June 13, I would like to express our collective appreciation to all of the planners and organizers of this special...
June 22, 2015 - 9:48pm
April 8, 2015
Prairie View to be studied for water quality impact
WORTHINGTON — Since discussions first began to circulate about the future of Prairie View Golf Links and whether it will remain a viable 18-hole golf course, conversations have also flowed about keeping the course in public ownership as a way to protect water quality. Now, the...
April 8, 2015 - 8:36pm
March 9, 2015
Open water on Lake Okabena
March 9, 2015 - 9:10pm