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The pageant goes on as Fragmented Dream

Posted July 19, 2018 at 9:20 pm

The pageant goes on as

Fragmented Dream

tmerchant@ncppub.com

Two weeks ago early on Tuesday morning, record rains hit the area causing severe flooding throughout southwest Minnesota. The rains washed out or flooded roads, causing basements to be flooded with floodwater and sewer backups. Since that happened just a couple of days before the first performance of the Wilder Pageant, Fragments of a Dream, many plans had to be changed.

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    Ole Oleson’s Trunk

    Ole Oleson and his family left Norway in 1884, and after about 12 weeks at sea, reached their ship’s port of entry in Quebec.  They traveled from Quebec to Chicago and eventually to Rothsay, Minnesota, where they settled, with plans to farm.  Eventually they lost that land to the railroad, so they moved to Maddock, North Dakota, where they spent the rest of their lives.

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    The Boys State Adventure

    cvanloh@ncppub.com

    Minnesota American Legion sponsored its 70th Boys State adventure the week of June 10 – 16 for teens who have completed their junior year of high school. The Legion Auxiliary also has a similar conference for girls. This

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    Hell hath no fury like that of a woman scorned — Mother Nature

    tmerchant@ncppub.com

    Southwest Minnesota got more than its fair share of rain last week. The lion’s share of the rain fell the heaviest in Murray, Lyon, and Redwood counties. In several areas of these counties there was significant rain that caused many road closures and several rescheduling of Fourth of July events. In the Slayton, Tracy, Milroy and Walnut Grove areas, all received in the

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    Find Us Faithful

    Posted June 29, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    The 1950’s and 1960’s were on the end of several decades of explosive church growth. With a relatively stable rural farming population, large families and the strong

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