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Bot on Ridgewater Dean’s List
Ridgewater College of Willmar, MN has announced that Stephanie Bot of Minneota has been named to the spring semester 2016 Dean's List. In order to be included on the Dean's List, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be  read entire story. . . .

May Viking Valor Winners-Elementary

The Viking Valor awards for May have been handed out.
They include:
Kindergarten would like to nominate a wonderful, polite, kind and caring student for this month’s Viking Valor Award.
This student is an outstanding listener. She tries very hard to do her best at everything she do.
This student invites other friends to play and likes to make things for their classmates. We are so proud of this student and we know SHE will be a fantastic first grader next year.  read entire story. . . .

May High School Viking Valor winners

Viking Valor winners for the month of May at Minneota High School were (front row, left to right): Logan Schuelke, Grade 7; Reese Gillund, Grade 8 and Lauryn Hansen, Grade 11. Back Row: Hunter Fier, Grade 10; Ryan Twedt, Grade 12 and Jared Josephson 9.   Special photo.  read entire story. . . .

Police Blotter

The Minneota Police Department:
Monday, May 9
•Received a report regarding concerns for a vulnerable adult.  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, May 26: Exercise at 10 a.m.; Hamburger or hotdog, baked beans, potato salad, watermelon; Bingo at 1 p.m.
Friday, May 27:  read entire story. . . .

What's happening? Community calendar

Thursday, May 26
Sen. Dahms and Rep. Swedzinski’s joint town hall meetings at the following locations: Granite Falls, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the City Hall; Dawson, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the City Building; Madison, 12-1 p.m. at the City Hall; Canby, 2-3 p.m. at the City Hall; and Marshall, 4-5 p.m. at the YMCA.  read entire story. . . .


The 2016 high school graduate members of Hope Lutheran Church were honored during baccalaureate services at Hope Lutheran last Sunday, May 15. The Hope Lutheran Church Women (HLCW) hand made quilts for each graduate. They were also served a morning breakfast. Graduates included (front row, left to right): Matt Myhre, Henry Pesch, Avery VanOverbeke and Mason Williams. Back Row: Ivy Mahan-Deitte, Kalley Yost, Rachel Knutson, Jenna Buysse and Alex Fuller. Special photo.  read entire story. . . .

Women in agriculture seminar slated

The University of Minnesota Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency are hosting a Women in Agriculture Seminar on June 1, at the Willmar Regional Extension Office.  The focus of this quarter’s seminar is farm transfer and estate planning.  read entire story. . . .

DAC special delivery

Jon Briggs of SMI Hydraulics delivered and Duane Hoffman and David Nelson of Hoffman Construction helped unload and place a new ramp for the Canby DAC on Tuesday morning of last week.  read entire story. . . .

2016 Garvin Park Campground needs a host for this summer

Lyon County Parks is accepting applications for both the 2016 Regular Campground Host Program and 2016 Horse Campground Host Program at Garvin Park.  read entire story. . . .

Music on Mondays planned for Canby this summer

The Canby Arts Council, sponsored by the City of Canby, announces its fourth annual series of musical events that will be held this summer at Canby’s Central Park.  
Each performance will begin at 7 p.m.  read entire story. . . .