Category Archives: Community News

Give Farmers a Brake!

September 17-23 is Farm Safety Week. Harvest is beginning and farmers will be out on the road with large equipment. Remember to give them a brake and keep safe distances. Everyone has to share the roadway, so stay safe and

Pumpkin Fest Next Week!

Fall is here; it’s time again for the annual Rock River Pumpkin Festival. This will be the ninth year for the fall festival, which is hosted by Southwest Minnesota Christian High School. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept.

Delfs Places 2nd at FFA Trap Shoot Event

Last week Saturday, the Edgerton FFA Trap shooting teams placed 5th and 15th out of 24 teams at an event in Springfield. Jesson Delfs placed 2nd overall out of 108 FFA members. Jayson Delfs placed 10th individually and Luke Veldhuizen

Holding On To Summer

Monkey Business ice cream trucks have been peddling their wares in town. Students exiting school last week were excited to see the truck driving around town. Owners Scott and Debbie Handberg are from Ward, S.D. They have multiple trucks along

Firemen Receive Donation

The Edgerton Dutch Festival Committee donated $1,500 to the Edgerton Fire Department. Present from the fire department are Dave Kooiman, Kirk Van Hulzen, and Huck Tinklenberg; behind the check are Dutch Festival committee members Stewart Kreun, Orey Fey, and Brad

Schaap Receives National Certification

WORTHINGTON — The lymphedema therapy program is returning to Sanford Worthington. Sy Schaap recently became certified by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies. She has been a physical therapist at Sanford Worthington for 20 years, and is currently accepting patients suffering

Begin Second Year of Backpack Program

Edgerton Public is beginning their second year of the back pack program. The backpack program is for families that are struggling to feed their family. This year the program has expanded to include preschool and middle school. Students in Pre-K

Building Permits Top City Agenda

By Jill Fennema – Last week, the Edgerton City Council entertained several building permits. They also checked out a rough draft of a new fence ordinance they are considering adopting. Before beginning the discussion on the building permits, the council

How Do Enrollments Stack Up?

By Jill Fennema – Enrollment numbers at the five schools in the Enterprise coverage area have mostly increased again. Total combined enrollment at all these schools increased from a total of 774 in 2016-17 to 832 this year. These numbers

Mission to Mongolia

By Alexandria (Zuzu) Schmitke – My name is Alexandria Schmitke, but most people know me by my nickname Zuzu. I am a senior at Southwest here in Edgerton, and for the past three years I have been going on eight