Skip to main content
Fire strikes again
E.O. Olson Trust designates funds for water quality projects
Workstations shrink with new technology
Freed Minnesota man tells students at alma mater that knowledge is power
Varsity hockey coach resigns
Prep softball: Arrows hit the mark
Prep baseball: Luverne tops Worthington, Adrian moves to 5-1
Prep golf: Luverne wins dual with Worthington
Boys tennis: Luverne tames Trojans
College softball: Rochester takes two from Lady Jays
Column: Kissing votes from women goodbye
Column: Farmers engaged in Iowa Water Quality Initiative
Column: Democrats’ revolting equal-pay games
As others see it: Wrong on DWI immunity
Letter: Seeking a little help for the highway
Annabel Rae Mielke
Perri M. Heideman
Irene H. Tusa
Family reunion: Documentary filmmaker focuses on immigrant project
Column: The purple martins are back
Looking Back: 1989 - Luverne wins veterans home approval
Column: A unique perspective on Org's history
Religion Briefs: April 10
Out and About
Odenbrett 80th birthday
Calsbeek 90th birthday
Data: April 15, 2014
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes
Data: April 14, 2014
Data: April 13, 2014
Public Hearing on Amending an Ordinance
September 19, 2013
Committee unanimously votes to dissolve Riverfest
WINDOM — After years of celebrating Windom’s Riverfest, the Riverfest Committee has decided the 2013 festival may have been the last after the committee voted unanimously on Aug. 12 to dissolve Riverfest in its current form. Former committee co-chair Denise Houston cited a...
September 19, 2013 - 9:52pm
June 25, 2013
Boat float to ferry Windom royalty in local parades
WINDOM -- The Windom Riverfest committee had discussed having a float for the community's royalty to use in local parades for years. With the help of numerous individuals and organizations, it finally has a boat float to cruise down the streets. "It's been something that's been...
June 25, 2013 - 11:06pm
June 10, 2013
As easy as ...
WINDOM -- Ron Schilman wasn't even as hungry as he could be, yet it didn't matter. Schilman, the winner of the inaugural Riverfest Pie-Eating Contest in 2012, defended his championship against four foes Saturday afternoon inside a jam-packed River City Eatery. Schilman downed three...
June 10, 2013 - 12:03am
June 4, 2013
Road construction won't stop Windom's Riverfest
WINDOM -- Windom may be in the middle of road construction, but it isn't letting that put a damper on the Riverfest activities. In fact, the road work inspired this year's Riverfest theme: "Under Construction." The construction will most noticeably affect the parade route, which...
June 4, 2013 - 10:46pm
June 6, 2012
Windom ready for annual Riverfest
WINDOM -- Windom Riverfest is just around the corner, complete with new and traditional events to look forward to. Friday will kick the weekend off with an all-day flea market and a free concert featuring Staci Frenes at 7: 30 p.m. Fireworks will follow near Windom Area High School. Saturday...
June 6, 2012 - 11:13pm
June 12, 2011
Riverfest celebrates Windom's Boy Scout heritage
WINDOM -- On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, Windom residents and visitors alike enjoyed the fullest day of the community's annual Riverfest celebration -- as well as a history lesson from the Boy Scouts. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouting in Windom, a generous slate...
June 12, 2011 - 9:29pm
June 7, 2011
Windom's Riverfest to honor 100 years of the city's Boy Scouts
WINDOM -- The Windom community invites you to join them this weekend to celebrate their very own Riverfest. If you haven't made it to this phenomenon in the past, the events on this year's schedule are certain to galvanize anyone's interest. The focus of this year's Riverfest is...
June 7, 2011 - 8:45pm
June 13, 2010
Water -- and turtle -- fun
Members of the Windom Fire Department do battle during the water fight competition Saturday afternoon during Windom's Riverfest celebration. Youngsters get their turtles crawling during the turtle race event in downtown Windom. Brecken Loewen, 2, of Windom, checks out his racing...
June 13, 2010 - 9:13pm
June 4, 2010
Riverfest 'fired up' this year
WINDOM --Riverfest participants are getting fired up to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Windom Volunteer Fire Department this year. The event officially kicks off at 7 p.m. Monday with the Women of Today's Riverfest Royalty Pageant at the Business, Arts and Recreation Center,...
June 4, 2010 - 9:45pm
June 16, 2008
Riverfest attendees keep it cool
WINDOM -- As the sun reached higher into the sky, and the day started heating up, one group at the Arts in the Park event during Riverfest knew how to keep cool -- and raise money doing it. Windom Area High School social studies teacher Bryan Joyce and a group of students planning...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Windom's Riverfest kicks off Friday; new events planned
WINDOM -- From butterflies to baseball, from turtles to tennis and from parades to pancakes, Windom's 25th annual Riverfest schedule includes tried-and-true traditions and new events for all ages throughout the weekend. A highlight of the celebration will be the Grande Parade, beginning...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am