Nelsons to receive Sesquicentennial Farm recognition

The Nelson family includes (Back row, L to R) Karlen, Thorild “Tory”, Ardith and Andy. Middle row, L to R: Michele, Amelia, Elizabeth and Jill. Front row: Tory and Sully the dog.  Established in 1861, the Nelson Family Farm, in Granby Township of Nicollet County, will be honored as a 2017 Sesquicentennial Farm by the…

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The Great Kitten Rescue

While out for a bike ride on Monday, July 10, near their rural Madelia home, three siblings made a startling discovery. Darting out from the ditch on the side of the road in front of Abby, Zach and Emily Jacobs was a kitten. The three children, who are the daughters and son of Ben and…

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Schmeeckle Foundation Provides Grant for Inclusive Playground Equipment

BY DEBBIE NEITZKE Tribune Editor A grant for inclusive playground equipment to be installed at Graf Park was one of eight grants, totaling $81,148, recently approved and awarded by the Schmeeckle Foundation.  These grants support the Schmeeckle Foundation’s three core focus areas: early childhood care and education, serving the disabled and elderly, and the arts. …

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