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February 14, 2018
New Ellsworth Public Library Youth Librarian and Program Coordinator Elise Gregory is shown reading to children at the storytime held Thursdays at 1 p.m. and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Submitted photo
Library offers social experience, not just about reading
February 14, 2018 - 2:30pm
February 7, 2018
Steven Lynum will sson be retiring as Spring Valley School District supervisor of buildings and grounds; his last working day will be Feb. 16. Lynum spent 33 years working at the school and said he will greatly miss the people he works with. He is pictured with wife Peggy. Submitted photo
After 3 decades of service, Lynum retires from SV schools
February 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
February 5, 2018
Kim Nyberg selflessly paid for a customer's groceries when the woman misplaced her cash. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Coborn's cashier pays it forward
February 5, 2018 - 7:49am
February 4, 2018
Brad Jorgenson recently received the 2017 EMS Person Of the Year from the Spring Valley EMS. Submitted photo He is pictured with other EMTS on the Spring Valley EMS, including (from left) Erika Hybben and Wendy Pocock. Submitted photo
Jorgenson awarded SV EMS Person of the Year
February 4, 2018 - 2:45pm
February 3, 2018
Chief Marty Jensen, shown here at a meeting shortly after being hired as police chief in 2008, will wrap up 10 years in the chief position with his retirement in March. Jensen served for 31 years as a full-time member of the force. File photo
With retirement in sight, Chief Jensen looks back
February 3, 2018 - 8:00am
February 2, 2018
Justin Hewitt of the Plum City Union Fire Department recently received Firefighter of the Year for his volunteer service to the fire department. Hewitt has been with the fire department since 2001. Submitted photo
Firefighters honored for their service helping others
February 2, 2018 - 3:15pm
February 1, 2018
Dr. Gerald Matteson, known to many as Jerry or Doc, died at the age of 82 on Jan. 9, 2018. Submitted photo
Former UW-RF professor and assistant dean leaves legacy
February 1, 2018 - 9:00am
January 31, 2018
Air-itorial over the big game: How the Super Bowl air traffic plan came together
January 31, 2018 - 7:20pm
January 29, 2018
Earlier in January, Welch Village created a large snow pile for use during the Polaris UpsideDowntown taking place Saturday, Feb. 3, near the Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis. Photo courtesy of Peter Zotalis
Snow fit for the Super Bowl
January 29, 2018 - 10:26am
January 28, 2018
Deb and Jim Lyness are ready for the big game with their volunteer Crew 52 gear. The two will work the Super Bowl Live event on Nicollet Mall leading up to the game. play button
Hastings helps make up Super Bowl's Crew 52
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 24, 2018
Brinley Leibrock, 4, of Farmington, donned butterfly wings with her purple Minnesota Vikings jersey in hopes of bringing good luck to the team before the Jan. 21, 2018, NFC Championship game. While that didn’t work, parents Matt and Jessica Leibrock launched the “Vikings Brotherly Love,” which has taken flight. They hope it also will teach their daughter important lessons about sportsmanship and bullying. Submitted photo
Shower them with purple kindness
January 24, 2018 - 10:38am
January 23, 2018
Osceola Medical Center celebrated its New Year’s baby, Beric Nickelson, Jan. 5. Beric was welcomed by parents, Trent and Catherine Nickelson. Photo courtesy of the Osceola Medical Center
OMC welcomes first baby of 2018
January 23, 2018 - 10:33am
January 21, 2018
Caleb Craig, 12, of St. Paul Park interviewed Army veteran Larry Tillemans during his research on the Nuremburg Trials. Tillman, of Sartell, served as a courtroom typist for a portion of the trials in 1945. He recorded the testimony of the Nazi defendants and their victims. Submitted photo courtesy of Melissa Craig
Oltman student researches Nuremberg trials
January 21, 2018 - 7:49am
January 14, 2018
Rod Rommel: He truly made a difference
January 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Hancock Lodge in Ellsworth is named after Dr. Joseph W. Hancock, who contributed to the Ellsworth community in many ways until his 1905 death. Photo courtesy of Dennis Donath
Joseph W. Hancock: Ellsworth Masonic Lodge named in his honor
January 14, 2018 - 8:00am