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Dennis Patrick Connolly

Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:12 pm


St, Paul, MN

October 8, 2019

Dennis Patrick Connolly, age 73, of St. Paul, died October 8, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, James A. & Eleanor (Swenson) Connolly and brother, Marcus Connolly. Survived by wife, Rebecca; daughter, Jennifer (Robert) Purtell; son, D. Patrick (Kelly) Connolly; grandchildren, Andrew, Brock & Michael Purtell, Iris & Maggie Connolly; siblings, James (Joyce), Terrence, Peggy (Larry) McCarthy, Colleen Connolly-Strom (Donald); mother-in-law, Iris Marshall of Westbrook, MN; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kathleen, Gregory, Elizabeth, Jeffrey, Priscilla, David and James. Also many nieces, nephews, cousins and business associates. Denny was owner

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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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    Harvest 2019 lots of bumps in the rows

    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.

    Please see this weeks’ edition of the

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    Nancy Kalb

    Nancy Kalb


    Hartford, South Dakota

    Oct. 11, 2019

    Nancy A. Kalb, 76, of Hartford, South Dakota, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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    LeMar Van Heuveln


    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    September 27, 2019

    LeMar Van Heuveln, 75, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.

    A celebration of life was Sunday, October 6,

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    Hilda Hilgenberg


    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    Oct. 5, 2019

    Helen Hilgenberg, 93, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota.

    Funeral mass was

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    Larry Childress


    Humboldt, Iowa

    Sept. 28, 2019

    Larry E. Childress, 83, of Humboldt, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at Humboldt Care Center South in Humboldt.

    Mass of Christian Burial was Thursday, Oct.

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    FFA members look ahead to busy month

    FFA members look ahead to busy month

    On Monday, Oct. 7, members of the West Lyon FFA had their monthly meeting. For old business, Adam Knoblock talked about the successes of Farm Safety Day. Miss Kill announced fruit sales have started and they will end Oct. 28. Mr. Winquist talked about National Convention. West Lyon will be sending 16 students. Lydia Lee talked about how the officers will be meeting

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