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  • Right where he was meant to serve

    When Corey Nellis began his job search in law enforcement back in 1992, a small town was the last place he was looking. But today, Nellis is serving in his 16th year as Avon’s police chief and will serve as grand marshal in this weekend’s Spunktacular Days festivities. Looking back on the road he traveled, he is content in the fact that the path he followed to this small town was meant to be. 

  • A family of farmers

    Melrose–All across the nation, dairy farms are the staple of family careers spanning generations. 

  • "Wall-Eyeing" The Prize

    Although it was cloudy with a chance of rain, the temperature was perfect, with little to no breeze during the second annual fishing tournament hosted by the Sauk Centre Conservation Club, Saturday, June 9 on Big Sauk Lake.

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  • Lifespan Development students visit Mother of Mercy 
    Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:27 AM

    On the last three days of school, students in Lifespan Development from Albany High School went to visit residents at Mother of Mercy Nursing home during their breakfast.

  • Fun farmers market
    Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:03 AM

    Melrose–Betty Dickhaus walked down the Lake Wobegon Trail in Melrose carrying a bunch of rhubarb she had just purchased from Allan Ahrens in his booth, which also had canned goods for sale.  The rhubarb was one of the most wanted items Wednesday during the first Community Farmers Market of the season, held from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Coborn’s parking lot in Melrose, just off of the trail. 

  • On Guard
    Thursday, June 14, 2018 9:33 AM

    Pulling into the Quistorffs’ yard just outside of West Union, a visitor will likely see an unusual sight for Central Minnesota – a llama in the pasture, grazing the green grass alongside a flock of sheep. 

  • Huskies return from state with medals

    Everyone from Albany stood on the awards podium following their races at the state track and field meet.

  • Middendorf's final run brings championship

    St. Paul–When senior Jesse Middendorf crossed the finish line in the 800-meter run, Saturday in the Class A Track and Field meet there was no one ahead of him.

  • Remembering No. 26

    When drivers lined up for the Wissota Modifieds on Saturday, June 9, at Viking Speedway in Alexandria, there was a driver missing. But that driver was on everybody’s mind

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