Lafayette firefighters conduct grain bin rescue drill

Firefighter Logan VanDeest is buried up to his waist, while fellow firefighters try to rescue him. “We’ve saved a person — and we lost a child.” So said Gary Griebel, Lafayette firefighter. The woman he saved was a coworker. The other one had been missing for some time, he said. Griebel didn’t say much about…

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Truman Residents Respond to Call for Help

The weather finally managed to shut down Highway 15 this past weekend. The massive influx of snow brought with it a flurry of folks who were in need of assistance. On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Kitzerow Repair received a phone call that a minivan was stuck on the side of the road north of Truman.…

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Speech duo Maul and Sletta headed for State competition

Samantha Maul, daughter of Jeremy and Jessica Maul, is a senior who is in her third year of speech. Joshua Sletta, son of Jason Sletta and Tanya Sletta, is a junior who is in his first year competing in speech. Together these two will represent Madelia High School at the State Speech Tournament at Apple…

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