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Webster puts in countless hours of work

Berndotte 4-H Club members learns the challenges and joys of restoring antique farm tractors Lee Webster has been inspired and guided by his father, Michael – a fix-it-yourself farmer and adult 4-H leader – while working his way to up to 4-H projects such as restoring these two antique tractors. Lee Webster, who is a senior member…

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Juliann Schwanz Returns to District to Teach Physical Education

If you attended various sporting events during the early 2000s or had students in girls’ volleyball, basketball or baseball from around 2004 to 2009, you might remember Juliann (FitzSimmons) Schwanz—John and Jan’s daughter—who grew up on the family farm just outside of Good Thunder. Schwanz graduated from Maple River High School in 2003 where she…

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Yates is Hometown Hero

This information was taken from the nomination form the Younger Brothers Committee members received recommending Adeline Yates  for this honor. Adeline has been a strong supporter of Madelia for a long time. She is one of the founders of the Younger Brothers Capture Celebration. She tirelessly promoted this event and the Community of Madelia for…

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Generous Donations For The Library

A $1,000 donation is presented to Hanska Community Library Director, Darlene Nelson, by Jim Lilleodden, Treasurer of the Brown County REA Operation Round Up Program. Round Up funds are collected from members who round up their bill to the nearest dollar each month. The difference goes into a trust account which is distributed at quarterly…

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