Bill Bolt's personal dog kennel that will be used for stray dogs after hours.
The family of Police Chief Bill Bolt was very close to their family dog. But the dog, “Had to be put asleep for health reasons,” said the chief.
Chisel plowing a field.
It's that time of year again — it's planting time. Farmers across the region have been "chomping at the bit' to get out in the fields once again. Conditions have been good for planting and a little more rain won't hurt anything. This farmer in the area was chisel plowing the ground in preperation for the planting season.
Austin Buysse, Mudhen third baseman fields a ball during a recent practice.
“Baseball is a roller coaster ride,” said Minneota Mudhen assistant Manager Beau Buysse. He should know — the Mudhens have taken that ride, up and down, for years. But now, stacked with a bevy of pitchers and new talent, Manager Tyson Sonnenburg said, “We’ve taken a big step forward as far as our roster is concerned.”
Thomas Hennen pitched against Wabasso. On Monday he had four hits against Lac qui Parle Valley.
The Vikings traveled to Madison Monday, a place where they hardly ever win, and beat the Lac qui Parle Eagles, 6-2 in eight innings.
Claudia Rabaey (right) embraced Alison Ufkin after she was awarded the Emily Ufkin Memorial Scholarship in honor of Ufkin's daughter.
Being a good student, presenting yourself as a community-minded person and using your natural talents can be hard work. But Sunday it paid off for many of the Minneota seniors when the Class of 2017 received their scholarships and awards at the annual awards presentation.
The Minneota kids didn't make finals at the state speech competiton in Apple Valley. “But, they had a great tournament and learned a lot. I’m so So incredibly proud of all the hard work they've all put in this year,” said Coach Kim Gades. During a break they mugged for the camera, including Brenden Kimpe and Sean Dilley. Studying her Smartphone was Natalie Bot.
Minneota’s six state speech entrants came away from the state meet at Apple Valley Saturday with a lot of valuable experience.  “The kids did a great job,” said Coach Kim Gades.
Bill Bolt's personal dog kennel that will be used for stray dogs after hours.
Chisel plowing a field.
Austin Buysse, Mudhen third baseman fields a ball during a recent practice.
Thomas Hennen pitched against Wabasso. On Monday he had four hits against Lac qui Parle Valley.
Claudia Rabaey (right) embraced Alison Ufkin after she was awarded the Emily Ufkin Memorial Scholarship in honor of Ufkin's daughter.
The Minneota kids didn't make finals at the state speech competiton in Apple Valley. “But, they had a great tournament and learned a lot. I’m so So incredibly proud of all the hard work they've all put in this year,” said Coach Kim Gades. During a break they mugged for the camera, including Brenden Kimpe and Sean Dilley. Studying her Smartphone was Natalie Bot.

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In the Big 10 they call the football season “A Journey.” So, taking a page from the Big 10 — I’m going to label the Minneota Baseball Team’s season, “A Remarkable Journey.”

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Clara Biranowski, 95, passed away on Friday, April 21 at the Hendricks Nursing Home.

Services were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 24 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in Wilno.

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