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Daylight Savings Ends Saturday

Daylight Savings Time ends officially at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. Turn your clocks back one hour before you go to bed.

Moose is loose

Every so often a moose wanders down from the northland into southern Minnesota and creates excitement.
Just such a sighting happened today (Friday, October 24) just northwest of Taunton along Highway 68.  read entire story. . . .

Moose in the open field

The moose on the loose north of Taunton near the Rodney Rye farm passed through an open field Friday morning.  read entire story. . . .

Watching the moose on the loose

The Moose on the Loose passed through the Rodney Rye farm, past spectators and past grain bins.
Some spectators were within five to 10 feet of the moose as it passed by them and headed for more woods apparently seeking food or water.
Eventually it would find both and was seen munching on leaves in the trees.  read entire story. . . .

Why does a moose cross the road?

Crossing a road and heading into the tree farm of Rodney Rye was this errant moose.
Rye was coming along the road way behind the moose, oblvious to what was happening in front of him.
He discovered the moose and followed him in a golf cart.  read entire story. . . .

SPOOKY DEALS at Moonlight Madness

Join Minneota Businesses Thursday, October 30 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. For spooky saving and SALES around town during MOONLIGHT MADNESS.  read entire story. . . .

Investing in the future

How would it feel to win $20,000 for playing a computer game? Minneota High School seniors Michelle Jerzak and Alyssa Otto may soon know.
Living on Your Own teacher, LeaAnne Bot, is teaching her students how to manage money by using a national, virtual budget challenge sponsored by H&R Block.  read entire story. . . .

No guarantees, but the harvest is looking good

"Its an unusual harvest,"  said Scott Dubbelde, general manager of Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co."  
Heavy summer rains caused a late start to planting in many cases. Then there were extended periods of dry weather.
And to top it off, corn prices took a nose dive.
Yet, the harvest is coming in and many fields are already bare.  read entire story. . . .

Farewell planned for  Pastor Tom Kolden

Pastor Tom Kolden is retiring from Hope Lutheran Church.
Everyone is cordially invited to attend the farewell party for Rev. Kolden on Sunday, November 2nd after the 9 a.m. service.  
Pastor Kolden is retiring from the ministry and will have his final service November 2 at Hope Lutheran.  

Red Cross helps Marshall fire victims

The American Red Cross helped more than 15 people following an apartment fire on Birch Street in Marshall on Saturday, October 25.
The Red Cross provides disaster relief for immediate recovery needs, such as shelter, clothing, food, and emotional support.  read entire story. . . .