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Business of the Week: Hawes Construction

Hawes Construction has been operating in Edgerton for about two years. Owner Austin Hawes and his brother Jason started operating on their own in the fall of 2015. They mostly keep busy with carpentry projects and pouring concrete. They also

The First Dutch Festival

Before World War II, Edgerton celebrated a Harvest Festival annually, as did many of the communities in the area. The war brought an end to some of these festivals and Edgerton did not have such a celebration for several years.

FFA Officers Attend Retreat

By Luke Veldhuizen – From June 26 to 28, the Edgerton FFA officer team held their 1st Annual FFA Officer Retreat around Preston, Minn. The purpose of the retreat was to work on our chapter and personal goals for the

Business of the Week: Bootsma Powersports and Curb Creations

This week’s Business of the Week is a two-part business owned by the same family.  Zac and Amber Bootsma of Edgerton own Bootsma Powersports and Curb Creations. Zac started Bootsma Powersports in 2014. He buys and sells ATV’s, motorcycles, boats,

Breakfast on the Farm

On Saturday, June 24, area residents are invited to experience farm life first hand. The Nobles County Farm Bureau, along with several commodity groups from Nobles County, is hosting a day on the farm at the Brad and Jeff Lynn

Daring to Dairy

Ben and Connie Post of rural Chandler have been dairy farmers for 25 years, but Ben was born into the dairy business. He is a 3rd generation farmer, the oldest son of Frank and Arlene Post. Frank and his brother

Business of the Week: Ag VS, Inc.

Precision planting allows farmers across America the opportunity to increase yields. With the current market situation, anything producers can do to help their bottom line is critical. Ag VS, Inc. is there to help optimize returns and inputs with correct

Two Accidents in Chandler

The first responders in Chandler had a busy week last week. On Wednesday, a milk truck driven by Doug Matthias went off the road and into the swamp area along Hwy 91 at the edge of Chandler. The driver had

Edgerton Windmill Needs Repair

The windmill at the city park is in need of some upkeep and repair. The Edgerton Dutch Festival Committee is doing some of the work themselves to keep the birds out. But this icon of Edgerton for the past 35

Edgerton’s Oldest Church Celebrate’s History

The Presbyterian congregation is the oldest congregation in Edgerton. They have a celebration planned for next weekend. On Saturday, June 17, they have a family fun run/walk planned, followed by a carnival and hay ride. James and Kristin Fraser and