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Lyon County Fair Schedule

Here is a complete listing of the Lyon County Fair Judging and Events. The fair will be held from Wednesday, August 5 to Sunday, August 9, 2015 at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Marshall.  read entire story. . . .

Belgian American Days Schedule

Here is the complete schedule for Ghent's Annual Belgian American Days that will be held July 31-August 2, 2015.  read entire story. . . .

Police Blotter

The Minneota Police Department:

Saturday, July 18
•Responded to a report of a domestic incident in the 400 block of E. Lyon Street.  After further investigation, no contact was made with anyone at the residence and it is believed the parties involved were not in town.  read entire story. . . .

Talent Winner

Aubree (VanKeulen) Cheadle (left) competed in the Aebleskiver Days Talent Competition in Tyler last weekend. She sang “Popular” from “Wicked” and took first place.  read entire story. . . .

Help find the county's 'Outstanding Seniors'

One man and one woman will be selected to represent Lyon County at the Minnesota State Fair.  Announcement of the local award winners will be made at Lyon County Senior Citizen Day program on Sunday August 9.  read entire story. . . .

Welcome Home

Sunday, Hope Lutheran Church welcomed the kids back from their mission trip to Florida. The kids came to the Fellowship Hall after church service to sit with everyone during Coffee and Fellowship so they could share stories and experiences with everyone.  read entire story. . . .

Time to enter Patriot Pen and Voice of Democracy

The Minneota-Taunton VFW
Post will sponsor the Patriot Pen and Voice of Democracy Contests.
Patriot Pen is for students in grades six through eight. This year’s theme is, “What Freedom Means to Me!”  read entire story. . . .

Swedzinski, Dahms are Legislators of Distinction

The League of Minnesota Cities has selected 28 state lawmakers, including Representative Chris Swedzinski, and Sen. Gary Dahms as Legislators of Distinction for 2015, as Legislators of Distinction.  read entire story. . . .

Distinguished shooters

The Lyon County 4-H Sharpshooters awarded the above members for distinguished shooting skills for the month of June.  The youth achieved ratings and recognition for advancing in their shooting disciplines: (They are, left to right) John Callens, Varsity – trap and standard air; Ann DeSmet, Junior Varsity – trap and pistol; Diana DeSmet, Junior Varsity – bb gun;  Isaac Callens, Varsity – trap; Tony DeSmet, Junior Varsity – trap; Alex DePestel, Novice – bb gun and Garrett Callens, Varsity – bb gun.
Special Photo.  read entire story. . . .


Minneota Senior Mealsite
Call Joanne from 8 - 9:15 a.m. for meals, 872-6604.
Dinners served at 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, July 30: Exercise at 10 a.m.; Grilled Burgers, baked beans, potato salad, watermelon or ice cream; Bingo at 1 p.m.
Friday, July 31: Fish or pork chop, au gratin potatoes, coleslaw, carrot cake; “500” at 12:45 p.m.
Monday, August 3: Closed
Tuesday, August 4: Exercise at 10 a.m.; Swedish meatballs, whipped potato, green beans, cheese cake; “500” at 12:45 p.m.
Wednesday, August 5: Closed
Thursday, August 6: Exercise at 10 a.m.; Grilled burgers, baked beans, fruit salad, watermelon or ice cream; Bingo at 1 p.m.

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What's happening? Community calendar

What’s Happening?

Thursday, July 30
9 p.m.– Movie Night at the Lyon County Fairgrounds showing “Big Hero 6” in the hoop barn.  read entire story. . . .

'Fiddler on the Roof' at Opera House

The Lake Benton Opera House staged “Fiddler on the Roof” in 1974 and 1994, and now it’s back. The 2015 production has three people involved who were also in the 1994 production.  read entire story. . . .

Small city on wheels

Minneota loves golf, the Countryside Golf Course and especially the Wynston Boe Golf Tournament. They get in their golf carts and follow the golfers around the course. The course is flooded with carts during the final round of the Championship flight.  read entire story. . . .