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Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 1:36 PM

On May 23, 2014, a Congressional Gold Medal was awarded to the 80 American Airmen who electrified the nation in 1942, with the daring daylight bombing raid on Japan known as the Doolittle Raid. On Thursday, July 14, 2016, one of the medals will be presented to The Fagen Fighter’s World War II Museum by the last living Doolittle Raider, Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole.

Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 1:24 PM

This coming Saturday, July 9, I’ll have my telescope set up at Upper Sioux Agency State park for a public star show. Here is an overview of what we should be able to see if the cosmos cooperates!

Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 11:38 AM

After former Care Center Director Murray Finger took another position at a different facility earlier this year, a new Interim Director has been assigned to fill the position temporarily. Sharon Johnson is now the Interim Executive Director at the...

Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 11:36 AM

During the month of July, donations to the Neighbors United Food Shelf will be proportionally matched by Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless up to $5,000.

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 2:13 PM

This year crowds filled the stands at the Lee Mar Rodeo Grounds to watch noteworthy cowboy, Tanner Aus, take a ride on a bucking bronco during Western Fest

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 1:55 PM

The WCA Foundation and Canterbury Park Minnesota Fund have recently awarded grants to Project Turnabout that will help people who seek treatment for drug, alcohol or gambling addictions, but lack ability to pay for some or all of the costs. WCA...

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 1:35 PM

The Clarkfield Ambulance and Fire Department recently got a facelift thanks to a local artist. Tamara Isfeld brought a blank wall to life with the work of her paintbrush as she painted a mural dedicated to both the Clarkfield Ambulance Crew and Fire...

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 1:31 PM

When I was crowned a Western Fest princess a year ago, I was excited for the year that was to come. I was excited to get to travel to parades and to get dressed up in my brand new, sparkly crown. What I wasn’t expecting was the amount of...

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 1:28 PM

Next month Granite Falls Ambassador Cassie Thielen will travel to Minneapolis to participate in the Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassador Scholarship Program. Cassie will spend busy days capped by the Coronation of the 2017 Aquatennial Ambassadors on...

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 1:23 PM

The Granite Falls Prairie's Edge Casino Resort will be hosting their annual grand display of fireworks on Sunday, July 3 at 10:00 p.m. It is by far the biggest show in the area.

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Quilting has been a popular pastime that has united women for years, but in the city of Cottonwood two pieces of quilting have united an entire community.

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