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Peterson will run in 2020

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson announced Friday, March 6, that he will run for re-election in 2020. Peterson has served Minnesota’s Seventh District in Congress since 1991 as a champion for farmers, veterans, rural economic development, rural hospitals, and schools. He…

Senator Howe, Minnesota Senate pass emergency coronavirus funding

On Monday, March 9, the Minnesota Senate unanimously approved a bill to provide emergency funding for combatting COVID-19 in Minnesota. The bill, authored by Senator Jerry Relph (R-St. Cloud), passed with bipartisan support. “Protecting the safety and health of Minnesotans…

House approves bill to fund finance program for farmers

The Minnesota House on Thursday last week provided broad, bipartisan approval of a bill to replenish funds for the state’s depleted Rural Finance Authority loan program for farmers. Upon enactment, the bill would provide $50 million to the RFA after…

Stearns County Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Minnesota Statute, Section 394.26, that the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, March 26, 2020, in Conference…

Accepting nominations for Farm Family of the Year

By Karen Johnson, McLeod and Meeker County Extension Educator The Farm Family Recognition Program has existed for more than 30 years and honors farm families from throughout Minnesota for their contributions to the agriculture industry and their local communities. This…

EV-W Menus – March 16-20

EV-W Elementary Breakfast Monday: Blueberry muffin or cereal choice, (H.S. ham-and-egg biscuit or toast), cinnamon graham cracker, string cheese, fruit choice, juice choice, milk. Tuesday: French toast sticks and syrup or cereal choice, (H.S. mini cinnis or toast) cinnamon graham…

Friday Update, March 6

By Mark Messman, Superintendent EV- W District #463 Becoming a Better Person in 2020 As we continue to reflect upon becoming a better person in 2020, I’d like to share strategy #7 from the “12 Actions You Can Take to…

EV-W boys sharp in post-season opener

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Eden Valley-Watkins boys snatched an opening-round victory over the Foley Falcons, 75-46, last Thursday, March 5, in the Section 6AA tournament (half-time score was 33-16, EV-W). That earned EV-W the right to take on…

EV-W girls come-up short

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer Eden Valley-Watkins’ 2019-20 basketball campaign came to an end last Tuesday, March 3, as the Eagles fell to New London-Spicer, 54-30, in semifinal-round action of the sub-section 3AA tournament. EV-W scoring: Mykayla Ballard, 1 point;…

EV-W Prom raffle winners

The EV-W Post Prom committee would like to thank everyone who supported us by purchasing raffle tickets and Dilly Bars throughout the basketball season. It is greatly appreciated! If anyone would like to donate anything for post prom, please contact…

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