Firearms safety training postponed for EV-W

DNR firearms classroom training and field day sponsored by the EV Sportsmen and Meeker Pheasants Forever has been postponed for this year. The training team plans to reschedule the classroom sessions and…

GNTC Summer 2020

Great Northern Theatre Company is partnering with MN Association of Community Theatre (MACT) for FAST…

GNTC Summer 2020

Great Northern Theatre Company is partnering with MN Association of Community Theatre (MACT) for FAST…

GNTC Summer 2020

Great Northern Theatre Company is partnering with MN Association of Community Theatre (MACT) for FAST Fest, a statewide festival celebrating creativity in community theatre. Great Northern Theatre Company is sponsoring a Youth Theatre Day Camp; Aug. 3-7 for students grades…

EV blood drive Aug. 17

The American Red Cross will be in Eden Valley from 1-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 852 Stearns Ave. W. in Eden Valley. An appointment is needed; schedule yours today by calling 1-800-RedCross, or going…

Firearms safety training postponed for EV-W

DNR firearms classroom training and field day sponsored by the EV Sportsmen and Meeker Pheasants Forever has been postponed for this year. The training team plans to reschedule the classroom sessions and field testing for the spring.

Reaching out to Social Security during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Brian Rudolph and Rhonda Whitenack Social Security Public Affairs Specialists, Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin During the current coronavirus pandemic, we continue to provide help to you and others in your communities. While our offices are not providing service to walk-in visitors due to…

Restructuring farmers eligible for relief from loan fees

COVID-19 relief funds available to help farmers restructuring debt Eligible farmers restructuring their debt can get half of the loan guarantee fees on USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) restructuring loans covered through a new Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) program,…

MDA expands options for contacting Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline

Text and email service now available The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is offering two new ways that farmers and others involved in agriculture can contact the Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline: text and email. “We want to make it…

Thank you from Kleis family

A sincere “thank you” from the family of Thomas (Tom) Kleis for the cards, calls, prayers, etc. Money went to St. Cloud VA Hospital. Thanks again for your support. “’Til we meet again, Tom.”

‘Rightfully Hers’ open at Stearns History Museum

Pop-up exhibit commemorates ratification of 19th Amendment A new pop-up exhibit from the National Archives, “Rightfully Hers” commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, is available for viewing at the Stearns History Museum through Nov. 25. 

St. Anne’s 100th anniversary
In a ceremony somewhat subdued by COVID-19 restrictions, St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Kimball honored their 100th anniversary Sunday afternoon, July 26.It started with a gathering of parishioners and friends in the parking lot, along with a cadre of church…
Sauk Rapids man dies in motorcycle versus car crash

At 3:47 p.m. Friday, July 24, Stearns County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a motorcycle versus car crash at the intersection of County Road 7 and County Road 44 in St. Augusta. 

Wright County Sheriff’s Office blotter, July 30, 2020

July 26, Raoul Elias Johnson, 41 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of domestic assault. July 24, Benjamin Joseph Whelan, 28 of Golden Valley, was arrested in Maple Lake Township on the charges of third-degree DWI test…

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office blotter, July 30, 2020

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 07/26/20, 00:21 am, Noise, CSAH 4, Dassel Twp: Unfounded. 07/26/20, 09:30 am, Parking Complaint, 708th Av, Dassel Twp: Assisted. 07/26/20, 14:28 pm, Driving Complaint, Meeker Av N, City of Watkins: Handled…

Both Stearns County License Centers taking appointments for driver’s license renewals

Residents who have an expired or soon-to-expire driver’s license can now make an appointment to renew their license at either of the Stearns County License Centers, downtown at 705 Courthouse Square or at the Service Center at 3301 County Road…

Minnesotans report receiving mystery seeds appearing to come from China

Recipients of seed packages should contact the MDA The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has been receiving reports of residents receiving unsolicited packages of seeds appearing to come from China. Officials in other states, including Louisiana, Utah, Virginia, and Washington,…

Check it Out! What’s happening at the Eden Valley Area Library?

For the month of August, we will continue our current hours of 2-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Although we don’t have many patrons visiting us at this time, we hope that we are offering a valuable service. Of course,…

Mystery solved – kind of, sort of, maybe

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor We’ve received questions for many weeks now about a “purple” field just south of Cold Spring. Well, we’ve located the field – and its owner – and we have some answers. Not all the answers,…

Opening together soon – New library building project update

For the past two-and-a-half months, residents and visitors driving in and through Kimball have seen a new building arise on the corner of Spruce Avenue and Elm Street. This building, a 4,200 square-foot library, is the result of nearly two…

U of M Extension to host Farm Financial Webinar for dairy farmers

By Karen Johnson, U of M Extension Educator in McLeod and Meeker Counties The University of Minnesota Extension will host a webinar from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, to discuss the 2020 financial programs available for dairy farmers. COVID-19 caused…

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 07/19/20, 00:02 am, Shooting Complaint, CSAH 4, Dassel Twp: Warning. 07/19/20, 02:33 am, Suspicious Vehicle, US Hwy 12, Dassel Twp: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 07/19/20, 08:18 am, Criminal Damage to 735th Av, Dassel Twp: Report Taken.…

Kimball man involved in fatal motorcycle crash in Iowa

A Minnetonka woman died when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger blew a tire and crashed on U.S. Highway 169 north of Lakota at 3:50 p.m. Monday, July 13. According to a report from Kossuth County Deputy Will…

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