Christmas spirit in Parker

Posted December 12, 2014 at 3:57 pm


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For any Scrooges who are not fond of this time of year, Parker was not the place for them on Saturday, because the Christmas spirit was in abundance.

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Hometown Christmas took place over the weekend, and although a parade was not held this year, there was plenty of events and activities full of holiday spirit.

From turkey bowling to bingo and photos with Santa and Christmas shopping, the day was full for those who came to Parker.

Approximately 30 vendors had booths at the Community Building and

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    History in the making

    For the past 90 years, Parker’s water tower, which has sat in the city park, has served the town sufficiently with its 60,000 gallon tank.

    But, as time has gone on, both repairs and the need to a new tower became evident.

    For months now, crews have been working on installing the new 250,000 gallon tank, and last Tuesday, installation was complete. A 350 ton crane from Minnesota came to town to erect

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    Buller wins sixth annual derby

    Shane Merrill | sports,

    As if in almost a repeat, the 2014 Parker youth fishing derby once again brought tough weather conditions, as kids piled into Jim’s Sporting Supply last Saturday, June 7. The weather, as well as other activities did soften the overall turnout, but in all over 30 kids participated in this year’s

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    Flying forward

    Posted June 7, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    Veterans from different war eras have the unique opportunity to go back in time by partaking

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    WWG Class of 2018 to graduate

    Posted May 31, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    Sunday, June 3 is an important day for the Westbrook Walnut Grove senior class and their families. The commencement program begins at

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    EMS Week at WWG School

    Posted May 31, 2018 at 4:45 pm

     On Tuesday, May 22, there were special guests at the WWG Elementary School.  They were local Walnut Grove EMTs Buddy Baumann, the EMT director,  Beth Bjorklund and Amy Koblegard who arrived in

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    Start of something big

    Posted May 31, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    A group of about 12 volunteers worked Thursday and Friday, May 24 and 25 to construct the first section of

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New Era Archived


Chemical Spill in Parker
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