Mayor Tim Rud paid a visit to Lonsdale fourth-graders earlier this month in conjunction with their social studies unit on government roles.
Jeremy Olson has a skill that has come in handy multiple times during his last few years as a school superintendent — bus driving.
Fourth-generation family farmer and businessman Ralph Kaehler, 58, is running for Congress to build a better Minnesota, he says, by fighting for the best interests of the people of Minnesota’s First Congressional District.
Devout Titans supporters braved the cold winds Friday, Oct. 11 to attend the Tri-City United homecoming parade, an annual tradition.
Webster Township residents are expressing concerns after local solar developers failed to address significant issues at two local sites, despite promises made during the public hearing process.
The Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce hosts several networking events for employees of Chamber members throughout the year, giving local workers an opportunity to share lunch with one another and learn something new.
Rice County Toys for Tots has begun collecting toys to distribute to underprivileged but good little boys and girls across Rice County this holiday season.
In preparation for the Second Ave. NW Street and Utility project in Lonsdale, set to begin in May 2020, the Oct. 10 City Council meeting included a neighborhood information session for those who will be impacted by the construction.
Out of an abundance of extreme caution, operations at the New Prague Post Office located at 124 Main St. E will be temporarily suspended due to safety concerns with the building.
This month, the Lonsdale Public Library features diverse offerings with an eclectic schedule of events ranging from world musicians to spooky fun to family history.
Reducing the use of fossil fuel and emissions, no matter where you stand on climate change, is everyone’s responsibility. And while not every change will be monumental, each of us — including local governments — need to take steps to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
The Cannon River Agricultural Collaborative is a new and unique public-private-nonprofit collaborative that envisions prosperous farms, healthy soils, clean water, a thriving agricultural system and vibrant communities in the Cannon River watershed.
Pajama Day marked the beginning of the 2019 Tri-City United homecoming week, but 10 senior candidates dressed to impress for the annual coronation.
Minnesota’s Labor Commissioner Nancy Lippink chose to visit Faribault during Minnesota Manufacturers Week because of the robust and largely successful partnerships between Faribault’s businesses and educational institutions.
During the month of October, the American Legion is flying the American flag in honor and recognition of the VFW Last Man’s Club, World War I, World War II and Korea.
Southbound Interstate 35 motorists between Elko New Market and Faribault are likely to experience traffic delays beginning Friday, Oct. 4 when concrete pavement repairs begin on that direction of the highway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Adams Publishing Group, the parent company of the Lonsdale News-Review and its sister papers in the region, has announced the appointment of Steve Fisher as the regional president of APG Media of Southern Minnesota.
ST. PAUL — Former teacher and veteran Dan Feehan on Tuesday, Oct. 1, announced that he would again challenge U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn for his 1st Congressional District seat in 2020.
Breakfast isn’t just about satisfying hungry stomachs, at least when Wee3beasties hosts its annual Pancakes for Paws event at the Lonsdale American Legion.
A manufacturer of commercial heating and air conditioning units in Faribault is so hard-pressed to fill jobs at the booming company that it is considering busing workers from the metro area to its facilities 40 miles south.
The Lonsdale City Council spent June through September planning ahead for next year. At its regular Thursday meeting, the board approved a resolution that set the city’s preliminary budget and property tax levy for 2020.
Tri-City United High School experienced a tragic loss Friday, Sept. 20, but what students, colleagues and friends haven’t lost is the impact Carol Lilla had on their lives.
“Minnesota music” comes in a wide variety of flavors. It’s a cinematic folk sound for some, a blend of punk and rock, and a slice of country for others.
An overnight fire at Rice County’s Government Services Building was likely blunted by a police officer who noticed flames coming from the Faribault building’s rooftop.
Community groups from across the state of Minnesota were awarded $163,500 in arts grants on Friday, Sept. 13 by the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council. Of the 25 groups that received funding, two are from Le Sueur County.
The Rice Soil and Water Conservation District selected John and Debbie Becker of rural Dundas as the 2019 Outstanding Conservationists for Rice County.
When Stan Chromy, of New Prague, asked three of his grandchildren to count the toy tractors he keeps in his five-tier trailer, each one came up with a different total. But all three counted 190 or more.
ST. PAUL — A “blue ribbon” panel tasked with finding $100 million in savings in Minnesota’s Health and Human Services departments has taken shape.
Two first-term Democratic members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation got on board with an investigation into President Trump that could result in impeachment, staking out new positions Monday.
Interstate 35 motorists between Faribault and Elko New Market are likely to experience traffic delays beginning Wednesday when concrete pavement repairs begin on the highway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Staff and elected supervisors from Area VII Southeastern Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation districts gathered on the Mike and Kay Peterson Farm in Northfield earlier this month to learn about the impact of conservation programs from local farmers.
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
As September comes to a close, Lonsdale Crawl director and founder Devin Reyes is preparing to hang fliers throughout the town to get the community thinking pink.
Four Rice County fiber farms will be among 20 throughout southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin featured in next weekend’s North Star Farm Tour.
<&firstgraph>Tri-City United High School received sad news that longtime teacher Carol Lilla died Friday morning at New Prague Hospital.
Not everyone knows how to change a tire or jump-start a vehicle. And Scott Pelava, owner of Lonsdale Auto Works, recognizes these skills are highly beneficial to drivers.
<&firstgraph>Anyone who remembers a dark storage space on the east end of Tri-City United Montgomery Elementary and Middle School would see a striking contrast if they stepped inside the back of the building today.
Farmers from around the region were given an education on available services and the need to move away from extensive tilling.
Being a firefighter was a boyhood dream for Shannon Morsching, and moving to Lonsdale was the turning point that brought his dream to fruition.