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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
High school basketball: JCC boys rout MCW
Girls basketball: Henry is back, and loving every second
Prep girls basketball: Sibley-Ocheyedan tests unbeaten Okoboji
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Evelyn A. Kellen
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
Data: Dec. 24, 2014
Data: Dec. 23, 2014
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
October 23, 2014
Prairie Winds Arts Festival offers learning opportunities
WALNUT GROVE — Students at Westbrook-Walnut Grove Elementary were treated Thursday to a sampling of artistic endeavors during the 19th Annual Elementary Prairie Winds Arts Festival. The annual celebration offers students an opportunity to learn about traditional art forms, such...
October 23, 2014 - 8:58pm
March 21, 2014
'Little House' stars to visit Walnut Grove during pageant
WALNUT GROVE — Ten stars from the television show “Little House on the Prairie” will visit Walnut Grove this summer during the community’s 37th annual “Fragments of a Dream” pageant. The outdoor pageant recounts the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder during the 1880s, when...
March 21, 2014 - 10:08pm
October 23, 2013
9-Man playoffs: E/E gets rematch with MLA in Section 3
Lopsided contests were many across the region as the high school football playoffs began for area schools in Minnesota on Tuesday evening. Out of the four games in 9-Man football’s Section 3, Edgerton/Ellsworth, Mountain Lake Area, Hills-Beaver Creek and Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley...
sports / prep
October 23, 2013 - 12:35am
September 25, 2013
W-WG students say 'YES' to conservation
WESTBROOK — The Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School Earth YES (Youth Energy Summit) class has won a $1,000 prize for developing the most creative and most useful idea to help protect the environment. On Tuesday, the group launched the grand opening of a community recycling...
news / education
September 25, 2013 - 10:16pm
April 29, 2011
Westbrook-Walnut Grove students get visit from director/producer
WESTBROOK -- As students in other schools went about their normal classes, a dozen or so kids at Westbrook-Walnut Grove (W-WG) High School were working on a different kind of project with a special guest teacher. They made movies with the help of Richard Lewis, renowned producer...
news / education
April 29, 2011 - 9:45pm
July 17, 2010
Not-so-nasty Nellie: 'Little House' actress to visit Walnut Grove
LOS ANGELES -- Alison Arngrim talks fast when she's excited. On this particular day, Alison is excited because she's just found out that her book made The New York Times Bestseller List. "Hardcover, non-fiction, No. 35," she reeled off its status at the beginning of the phone interview,...
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Wilder's stories come alive for 33rd year
WALNUT GROVE -- Tall grasses wave in the breeze as, in the distance, a team of horses leads a covered wagon along the banks of Plum Creek.
July 9, 2010 - 9:27pm
June 3, 2010
Brief: Bus tours offered to Wilder Museum
WALNUT GROVE -- The Plum Creek Library System has partnered with The Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum to provide a free day-long chartered bus tour to the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum in Walnut Grove. The day will include a tour of the nine-building museum complex, the Ingalls' dugout...
June 3, 2010 - 6:10pm
September 15, 2008
JCC wins own tournament with close victory against Windom
JACKSON -- For Windom's volleyball team, it was like a bad case of déj? vu. Jackson County Central defeated the Eagles Saturday for the second time in three days, earning a 2-0 (25-21, 30-28) sweep in the championship match of the JCC tournament. "It was kind of like déj? vu again...
September 15, 2008 - 12:00am
September 6, 2008
H-BC/E scores late to edge Edgerton
EDGERTON -- Putting together a sustained drive -- on the ground -- late in the game, Hills-Beaver Creek/Ellsworth scored with 2:20 left in the fourth quarter and edged Edgerton, 13-12, in a Southern Confederacy football contest Friday night. The Patriots (2-0) gained 67 of their...
September 6, 2008 - 12:10am
July 5, 2008
A gem on the prairie
WALNUT GROVE -- Whether one is looking for a taste of the pioneer lifestyle or is a die-hard "Little House on the Prairie" fan, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant in Walnut Grove is the perfect weekend getaway to experience the great outdoors. This year marks the 31st annual pageant...
July 5, 2008 - 12:00am