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Remembering Vernon Ehlers

By Terry DeBoer, Michigan Correspondent, Grand Rapids, Mich. – The only Edgerton native ever to have served in the United States Congress, Vernon J. Ehlers, is being remembered as a faithful educator and politician who credited his southwest Minnesota roots

Polio victims of the past

Surviving a childhood disease By Jill Fennema – The controversy over how many immunizations children should have has been going on for several years now. Perhaps those who are opposed to all immunizations do not know how debilitating some of

Four new teachers grace the halls at EPS

By Jill Fennema – Edgerton Public School has four new teachers this school year. Three of those are in the elementary school and the other is in the high school. Amy Konradi is the new high school science teacher. She

Murray County Fair Results!

The Murray County Fair was held on Wednesday, August 16, through Saturday, August 19, at the Murray County Fairgrounds. On Pages 8-9 you will find results for the Edgerton/Chandler students who participated in the fair, also pictured below. Congratulations to

Receives award

At the APSE (Association of People Supporting Employment) National Conference in Portland, Oregon, this June, My Choice participant Rachel Schuld was honored with a Personal Achievement Award. This award recognizes the achievement of a person with a disability through integrated

Lewis & Clark Board Awards Construction Contracts

Tea, SD – Recently the Lewis & Clark Board of Directors awarded the last two construction contracts needed to connect Worthington by the end of 2018.  One contract also includes the last piece of infrastructure needed for a third and

Old Elm Comes Down

This old elm tree, one of, if not the only, remaining elm trees in Edgerton was cut down on Monday morning. The tree hung over the garage at Roger’s Auto Sales and dropped lots of twigs and branches on the

Local Runners Place in Ragnar Relay

The Ragnar Great River Relay was August 18 and 19. Runners started out in Winona and ran north along the Mississippi River on highways, trails, sidewalks, and rural gravel roads in Minnesota and Wisconsin, finishing in Minneapolis. The race was

Chopper Training

Last week Thursday, the Chandler Fire Department and First Responders hosted a special helicopter training. The Sanford AirMed landed on the ball field in Chandler where they practiced a “hot load,” which means they loaded a patient without shutting off

New Nitrate Rule Will Affect Local Farmers

By Jill Fennema – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has released the draft Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule, which is being implemented to minimize potential sources of nitrate pollution in the state’s groundwater and as part of the Minnesota Nitrogen Fertilizer