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LAKEFIELD — Business is booming for Chad Frericks. Frericks started his own business, JNC Electric, in June 2015, and his clientele has continued to grow. In November, he purchased a building on Minnesota 86 in Lakefield and rents out a portion to one business while also housing JNC there. He also hopes to be hiring additional help in the not-so-distant future.
SLAYTON — Since 2002, Stan Van Iperen and his business partner, Ivan Vogel, have been in the floral and garden center business. Their enterprise has continued to grow over the years, and the duo for the last three years has operated VIP Floral & Garden Center at a location along Minnesota 30.
It’s Good Friday today, the day we commemorate Jesus’ death on the cross for our sins. “Good” Friday. Not “Sad Friday” or “Scandalous Friday” or “Terrifying Friday”. No, this is a day we call “good.”
By Mike Handzus, Lakefield Who would have guessed that the Legislature would pass selling alcohol on Sunday so soon in the session? With all of the illegal drug possession and manufacturing and selling of drugs going on — not to mention identity theft, sex trafficking, assaults, burglary and other crimes against people and property — that need to be addressed, you have to wonder just who the lawmakers listen to.
Correction The Worthington Citizens for Progress Committee meeting is scheduled for April 17. The date was incorrect in Wednesday’s edition. Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 8:27 p.m. Tuesday to the 1700 block of Skyline Drive.
80TH BIRTHDAY : Harry Springman observed his 80th birthday. His family invites friends and relatives to an open house from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 22 at the Wilmont Community Center. Let your presence be your gift.
WORTHINGTON — Listen to Sam Roy speak for a few minutes and you may think his talk about the magical properties of water is fiction. With Roy, however, everything he presented during Thursday’s opening session of the 13th annual Worthington Bio Conference is based in an exciting reality. Roy, speaking during the “Technology & Entrepreneurs Showcase,” spoke about how he and his company, Micronutrient Technologies Inc., is transforming something we all need and use every day — water.
WORTHINGTON — A “cash mob” filled the Java Nau coffee shop on Oxford Street on two occasions Monday morning, marking the start of a local financial institution’s observance of Community Banking Month.
WORTHINGTON — So you think you can dance? More than 250 competitors almost certainly would have answered that question in the affirmative on Saturday.
WORTHINGTON — It may seem a little random, but whenever the “Science Friday” program comes on National Public Radio on Friday afternoons, I always think of Brian Korthals.