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Eagles Tie Chargers in Soccer

By Skip Hunter – Last Tuesday the Southwest Minnesota Christian Eagle soccer team hosted the Chargers of sister high school Sioux Falls Christian. Sioux Falls usually fields a formidable soccer team and even though their record might not show it

EHS Victorious over MLA

By Mike Drooger – A sportswriter could have used some big words to describe the football game September 15 between Edgerton/Ellsworth and the Mountain Lake Area Wolverines.  Words like magnificent, outstanding, sensational, or incomparable would work.  But one little three-letter

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

SWCH Trap Team Begins Fall Season

The students at SWCH, along with junior high students from Edgerton Christian Elementary School, Free Christian School, and Chandler Christian School, have started their fall trap shooting season. There are 18 students in the program this fall and they are

Chemical Manufacturer Opens In Pipestone

By Claire Beekman – A leading chemical manufacturing company has begun production at their new location in Pipestone, Minn. Hocking International Laboratories held a ribbon cutting and open house for the community on Wednesday, September 13, to celebrate the opening

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

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

Edgerton Men Play at Hadley

By Mike Drooger – Just down the road to the north and east of Edgerton is the community of Hadley.  Hadley’s population is listed at 61, but during the summer and the amateur baseball season, there are days Hadley’s population