Category Archives: Community News


National FFA Week is February 17 through the 24th. Pictured below is the Edgerton FFA Chapter:      

Speech Team Attends Luverne Meet

The February thaw was melting the snow on Thursday, Feb. 15, as the 7th and 8th grade Dutchmen speech competitors travelled to Luverne for their first Junior High meet. Competing was Aiden Alvarez in storytelling, Shibley VandeGriend in poetry, and

SCHOOL NEWS from Edgerton Public School

Elementary PE We have been busy learning about the Winter Olympics. We know they are taking place in South Korea. And we found out the “luge” sled weighs 50 pounds and it can go 80 mph. Some of the events

Frontier Communications Under Investigation

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has requested an investigation into Frontier Communications, one of the few local choices for phone and internet services in the Edgerton, Chandler, and Leota area. According to the PUC website, they received a large

Local Deputy Registrar Waits for MNLARS Fix

By Jill Fennema – If you purchased a new vehicle, renewed your license plate tabs, or attempted to transfer a title since last summer, you are likely familiar with the state’s new licensing and vehicle registration system known as MNLARS,

Verizon Store Has Temp Location

The local Verizon store, Rock River Communications, moved to a temporary location last weekend. Their regular location on Main Street is being renovated, so they are operating out of the former Curt’s Barber Shop space at 821 Main Street.  

Winners in Pinewood Derby

The annual Edgerton Cadets pinewood derby was held at Edgerton Christian Elementary School on Friday night. Parents, grandparents, friends, and other family members enjoyed watching the boys race their cars.         For more articles like this, please

SCHOOL NEWS from Southwest MN Christian High School

One act play contest Southwest MN Christian students performed I Never Saw Another Butterfly by Celeste Raspanti at the one act play sub-section tournament in Pipestone on January 27. The cast placed third out of five teams. This play is

Team Attends Speech Meet

The Dutchmen speech team attended the Pipestone Arrow meet on Saturday, Feb. 10. Competing were veterans Caitlin Goodrich and Joe Van Essen in the category of prose, as well as veterans Jose Cruz and Elizabeth Ockenga in dramatic duo. Novices

Battling the Bold Cold at the Big Bowl Game

By Rick Fey – Minnesota officials have been planning this day for years….the biggest NFL game of the year. Super Bowl 52 ….February 4.  The day Minnesotans have been warming up to show off how we survive, enjoy, and now