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'Lonesome Rail' to perform in Canby

The next Canby Music on Monday Performance will be at 7 p.m. Monday, June 27 at Canby’s Central Park. It will feature “Lonesome Rail.”  
Plan to bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this open air performance at Canby’s Central Park.
“Lonesome Rail” leaders are Rollie and Marie Trooien of nearby Astoria, SD.  Their selections will include bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music.
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What's happening? Community calendar

What’s Happening?

Thursday, June 23 to Saturday, June 25
7:30 p.m. — Western Best Stampede Rodeo, Hwy. 212, Granite Falls. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.). Thursday Kids Night with Mutton Bustin’ all three days; Thursday and Friday Free Pony Rides 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Friday War Pink for “Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink?” night; Friday and Saturday beer garden and food stand with street dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.  read entire story. . . .

Comission to hold annual meeting

The public is invited to attend the Southwest Regional Development Commission’s Annual Meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 14 at Bello Cucina Banquet Room in Marshall.    
Following a brief business meeting, the SRDC’s Annual Meeting will begin and will conclude with a dinner.  This year’s guest speaker is Wade Fauth, Vice President of the Blandin Foundation.    

RSVP by calling the SRDC Office, 507-836-1644 prior to June 29.  read entire story. . . .

Farewell parties planned to honor priest, deacon

After recommendations of the Diocesan Priest Personnel Board, several priest assignments have been made.
And those affected from the area will be honored at special farewell parties.
St. Edward Church is planning a farewell party for both Fr. Irenaeus and Deacon Jason Myhre, who is accepted an Activities Director Position in Montgomery, MN for 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 at St. Edward Church. All are invited to attend.  read entire story. . . .


The Dean’s List at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater.
The following students have been named for academic excellence for the spring 2016 semester:
• Daniel Harrison, Minneota.  read entire story. . . .

Marshall artist’s work to be displayed at gallery

The public is invited to visit the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council art gallery for a reception to meet visual artist Sima Amid-Wewetzer of Marshall from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14 at the SMAC gallery.
Enjoy live music by The Kaybees featuring Saara Myrene Raappana during the reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Amid-Wewetzer is originally from Tehran, Iran. She began painting at the age of thirteen and completed her studies at the University of Arts and Design in Tehran in 1978. She then moved to the United States, where she continued her education at Macomb University in Chicago. After visiting and living in other cities including New York, Miami, and Los Angeles, Amid-Wewetzer moved to Minnesota in 2001.  read entire story. . . .

Police Blotter

The Minneota Police Department made the following investigations:

Tuesday, June 7
•Theft of two bikes from 700 N. Jefferson Street.
•Traffic stop on Hwy 68 at Madison Street.
•Traffic stop on Hwy 68 at Jefferson Street.
•Driving complaint on E. 4th Street at Jefferson Street.  read entire story. . . .

Menu for the Senior Center

Minneota Senior Mealsite
Call Joanne from 8 - 9:15 a.m. for meals, 872-6604.
Dinners served at 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 23: Exercise at 10 a.m.; Hamburger or hotdog, baked beans, potato salad, watermelon; Bingo at 1 p.m.
Friday, June 24: Pasta with sausage or salad, zucchini, bread sticks, chocolate pudding; “500” at 12:45 p.m.
Monday, June 27: Closed
Tuesday, June 28: Exercise at 10 a.m.; Swiss steak or rancher chicken breast, mashed potato, corn or peas, pudding parfait; “500” at 12:45 p.m.  read entire story. . . .