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Prairie Home Hospice warns  of solicitation letter confusion

he Hospice Support Fund, located in Merrifield, Va., has been soliciting in the Lyon County area. Their solicitation includes a plea to bring home hospice care to all Americans.
Please do not confuse The Hospice Support Fund (HSF) with Prairie Home Hospice (or any other hospice organization in this area).  read entire story. . . .

Downing and Lamoreaux

Alyssa Downing and Rhett Lamoreaux were married August 23, 2014 at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie.  
A reception and dance followed the ceremony at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Minneapolis.  read entire story. . . .

Fired Up tour comes to SMSU

Southwest Minnesota State University will host a performance of “Fired Up: Survivor Stories of Trauma, Hope and Change” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6 in the Fine Arts Theatre on campus.
“Fired Up” is based on the life experiences of the cast members and addresses their trauma and betrayal while showcasing their resiliency and commitment to ending sexual violence. The script weaves cast members’ life stories together in a way that shares their individual trauma while calling for collective action to end the abuse.
Tickets are available at any of the New Horizons offices, which include Marshall and SMSU, along with Slayton and Redwood Falls. Tickets are also available at the door.

For more information contact New Horizons SMSU program director Holly Johnson at (507) 537-6817 or (507) 532-5764, or by email:

AgFair set  at SMSU

An Agriculture Career and Internship Fair will be held from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the Conference Center Ballroom on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University.  read entire story. . . .

What's Happening


Thursday, October 30
7:30 p.m. — Section 3A North Volleyball Championship at SMSU, Marshall

4 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Moonlight Madness, Minneota business.

Friday, October 31
12:30 p.m. - School Dismisses Early for Football Tournament

3:00 p.m. - Football Minneota vs. Adrian

Halloween. Beware!

Saturday, November 1
Canby-Minneota Cross Country State Meet at St. Olaf College

Sunday, November 2
Daylight Savings time ends - Fall back!

9 a.m. - Farewell/Retirement Party for Pastor Kolden after Church Service at Hope Lutheran Church

5 p.m.-7 p.m. - St. Paul’s Annual Chili Supper

6 p.m. - Live, Love, Laugh - Featuring Comedian, Michael Pearce Donley at Marshall High School. Tickets $15 in Advance-$20 at the door
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October 17-26
 •The Minneota Police Department assisted a person who is required to have his breath tested daily per conditions of release.
Friday,  October 17
 •The Minneota Police Department provided a funeral escort from Saint Edward’s Catholic Church to the Saint Edward’s Cemetery.
 •The Minneota Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious person walking around Dalager’s Grocery.  The suspicious person was not located but the officer remained at the store until the employee locked up and made it home.  read entire story. . . .

Gangsters in Minnesota  presentation in Canby

The Canby Arts Council, sponsored by the City of Canby, announces that Chad Lewis, Minnesota researcher, author and lecturer will give a presentation about “Gangsters in Minnesota” on November 1 at the Canby Theater, Canby, MN.  read entire story. . . .