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Harvest 2019 lots of bumps in the rows

Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:08 pm

Southwest Minnesota — Last week, while looking for interesting harvest pictures, I came upon Dennis and Troy Erickson combining beans just south of Old Westbrook Church.

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    Redwood County Leadership Training

    Tuesday, October 8, Walnut Grove was the site for Redwood County Lead, Inspire, Network, Create(LINC) training session. The program is a Minnesota Extension cohort. Training sessions took place at the Community Center until noon, then participants met at Walnut Grove’s Bar & Grill for lunch and networking (a skill developed during the training). From there, everyone visited 3 Walnut Grove cites that provided them opportunities to expand their knowledge of

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    Meadowland Farmers Coop new Westbrook facility open

    Wednesday, October 3, Meadowland Farmers Coop dumped the first load of grain (corn) at their new Westbrook Grain Facility. Dale Mischke, Westbrook area farmer and Meadowland Board Member, was the first customer. The facility has a 1,000-bu. pit and it can elevate grain at 15,000 bu. per hour. With a total bin capacity of over 1.2 million bushels it is built to serve the Westbrook area for years to come. Please see this week’s edition of the

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    Antique Appraisal

    On Thursday, October 3, from 5:00 p.m. to about 7:45, Mark Moran, of Iola, Wisconsin, was at the Westbrook Community Center to appraise antiques and articles the public brought in.  The nearly 3 hour program was interesting, educational and often brought chuckles from the crowd gathered with their treasures.

    This program was supported through the

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    First Avenue improvements

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    WESTBROOK—Westbrook’s main street, officially named First Avenue, has been scheduled for much-needed improvements. The tentative time

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    Installation of Inwood Kiwanis officers

    Posted October 8, 2019 at 5:41 pm

    Kiwanis Lt. Gov. Todd Zuidema was present at the weekly Inwood Kiwanis meeting Sept. 25 and thanked retiring officers and installed the following incoming Kiwanis officers (pictured above left to right): Becky Berentschot,

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    Making history

    Posted October 8, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    The West Lyon Wildcat Marching Band made history Saturday, Oct. 5, when it won first place in its class at

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