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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    Masters Store and Hotel

    Posted August 30, 2018 at 4:01 pm

    Walnut Grove lost a landmark on July 26, 2018, although its loss was likely mourned by few people. On that day, the Masters Hotel, built in 1875, was taken down because it was

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    The race continues

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Cottonwood County Commissioner District #1 is down to 2 candidates for the November election after the Primary Election on Tuesday, August 14.

    Results are listed

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    Walnut Grove blaze destroys frame shop

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Just before noon last Thursday Walnut Grove fire fighters were called to Chad Cooley’s Frame Shop on County Road 5 to put out a fire in the bays of Cooley’s shop. According to Cooley, he

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    Midway Deflated

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    The Cottonwood County Fair was much less noisy this year. The reason for that is because there were no carnival rides on the midway. The Cottonwood County Fair Board learned earlier this summer that

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