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Bethlehem Academy announces 2021 Homecoming Court, activities

Bethlehem Academy has announced its 2021 Homecoming Court and activities. Read more

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Confined-space training sharpens firefighters' rescue skills

Along with fighting fires, firefighters are also called to help get people out of dangerous and sometimes risky situations. Read more

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Back in action: Airport open house an opportunity to see updates, new additions

In September 2018, a tornado with winds estimated at 120 to 130 mph cut through the Faribault Municipal Airport on its way north. Read more

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Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra promises one last summer frolic

The Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra (CVRO) has a bit of an impromptu concert up its sleeve. Read more

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Crafting for the fun of it, Wadekamper creates art from repurposed objects

Paula Wadekamper’s simple crafts made from recycled/found objects go way back to her childhood. Read more

Community

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Today in History - Sept. 24

Today is Friday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2021. There are 98 days left in the year. Read more

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Faribault Rotary welcomes Saucedo to the club

Faribault Rotary welcomes Saucedo to the club Read more

State water assistance program begins Oct. 1

The Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Energy Assistance Program helps pay for home heating and water costs, and furnace repairs for income… Read more

Sports

Four Downs: WEM at Blooming Prairie

Game: Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (2-1) at Class AA No. 1 Blooming Prairie (3-0), 7 p.m., Friday. Read more

Four Downs: Bethlehem Academy at Fillmore Central

Game: Bethlehem Academy at Fillmore Central, 7 p.m., Friday. Read more

Four Downs: Red Wing at Faribault

Game: Red Wing (1-2) at Faribault (2-1), 7 p.m., Friday. Read more

Opinion

VIEWS FROM ELSEWHERE: Biden, the U.N. and Afghan Women

President Biden’s first speech as Commander in Chief to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday was full of the high-minded internationalist s… Read more

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The clean energy transformation must include rural communities

America is at a tipping point. We need to move swiftly and boldly to a clean energy economy if we want to stave off the most catastrophic e… Read more

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Economic development opportunities for entrepreneurs, communities

At Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), one of the three program areas we focus on is Economic Development. Since our founding … Read more