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The Mystery in the Museum

Posted November 13, 2019 at 4:56 pm

Among the historical artifacts collected in the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum in Walnut Grove is an item that has a somewhat mysterious background.  It is a Civil War-era battle flag.

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    Dolly Phelps Reading for the Record

    On November 7, schools and public libraries in southwestern Minnesota communities participated in United Way’s Jumpstart with the pre-school book Thank you, Omu. This book was read at every participating school and library. Westbrook librarian Kari Ourada hosted the story time at 10:30 for 6 children, supervised by Carlyn Lindaman from Twila Kletcher’s daycare. Dolly Phelps held the

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    Bedtime Stories

    WWG 7th and 8th graders have been working hard to prepare for the Jr. High play titled, “Bedtime Stories (as told by our dad, who messed them up)”. 

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    City receives information about 2020 census

    WESTBROOK — County Commissioner Larry Anderson introduced United States Census Bureau representative Jim Accurso. Accurso says he is getting the word out about the upcoming census. He also noted a person with a valid current address will receive a census form. They are planning on every person, as head of household with a valid address, will be notified

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    Walnut Grove alumnus touches the world

    Leo J. Baxter grew up on a farm 3 miles southwest of Walnut Grove on a quarter section of land.  His cousin Bill still lives on the adjoining quarter section.  He remembers fighting the prairie headwinds while biking back and forth from the farm to participate in school sports and Little League in the summers.  He grew up no stranger to hard work and that took him far in

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    Walnut Grove City Council discusses street project

    Posted November 6, 2019 at 5:50 pm

    The Walnut Grove City Council met for a regular meeting October 17, 2019, at 7 p.m. Greg Hansen, Xiong Yang, Leonard McLaughlin and Dillon Robinson were present. Others present were Kathy Kockelman, Tom Hansen, Andy Foster, Brandon Mattison and Carolyn

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    Halloween fun for library story time

    Posted November 6, 2019 at 3:36 pm

    Tuesday, Oct. 29, was a fun time at story time at the Larchwood Library. Kids and the library women wore Halloween costumes. Some Friends of the Library came dressed up and brought a

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    Veterans’ Day programs

    Posted November 6, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    West Lyon will be hosting the fifth annual Veterans’ Day program at the school Monday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. Emcees will be Logan Meyer,

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