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    Friday, June 14, 2019
    The History Center of Olmsted County (HCOC) is pleased to receive funding from the Mechanical History Roundtable (MHRT) and the Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation to help make critical repairs to the 1873 George Stoppel barn located just north of the History Center. The 50’ x 70’ structure looks out onto West Circle Drive, providing motorists with a glimpse of 19th century agriculture, an ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    Wabasha, MN - National Eagle Center Executive Director Rolf Thompson has advised the Center’s Board of Directors that he will retire from the position on Jan 1, 2020. Thompson, who will turn 67 this year, has led the popular Wabasha, MN, education and tourism destination for seven years. For the last four years he has spearheaded a major expansion plan that includes a world-class museum, additions ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, June 10, 2019
    Local residents and businesses may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing in items to the Edward Jones branch office of Clayton Timmerman during regular business hours from June 10th to July 29th, 2019.  Branch address is 1530 Greenview Drive SW, Suite 108, Rochester MN 55902. Please note that monetary donations cannot be accepted at this location. Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release, Women, Community, Education, Chamber
    Friday, June 07, 2019
    Brett Bachtle comes to us from not far down the road. A born and raised north Iowa boy, he has resided in Northwood all of his life. Brett is a graduate from Iowa Central and has participated in internship opportunities with other local media companies in our area. He is eager to be able to share and cover stories from the area where he grew up. Brett believes that everyone has a story, and it’s ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, June 03, 2019
    We are excited to announce a new ukulele experience for adults: Sip & Strum ?? ?? Join us from 3-5p Sunday afternoon this summer! ?? ?? ???? ?? ?? We kickoff June 16 with The Lion Sleeps Tonight and One Call Away! Bring your friends, come alone to meet new people...it’s up to you how you enjoy your sipping and strumming! ?? To register, please visit bit.ly/SipNStrumRST ??$40/person, includes:~ 2 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Women, Chamber, Education, General News Article
    Friday, May 31, 2019
    The History Center of Olmsted County welcomes Wayne Gannaway as Executive Director on June 3, 2019.  Wayne Gannaway’s unique experience includes heritage tourism, historic preservation, and strategic planning. He grew up in Winona, Minnesota, earned his bachelor's degree in history at the University of Minnesota, and M.A. in folk studies at Western Kentucky University.  Gannaway’s work with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, May 24, 2019
    Wabasha, MN – As part of their annual Bald Eagle Days celebration in June, the National Eagle Center will host a pair of interpretive cruises on Lake Pepin. The On the Lake cruises will take place on Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd aboard the Pearl of the Lake paddleboat in Lake City, MN.  Similar to the Center’s popular eagle viewing field trips, the two-hour On the Lake cruises will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    Wabasha, MN – This summer the National Eagle Center is once again recognizing active-duty military families as a Blue Star Museum. Active-duty military families will receive complimentary admission May 18th through September 2nd. 2019 marks the National Eagle Center’s fourth year participating in the Blue Star Museum program. Over 200 Blue Star Family members visited during the summer of 2017.Blue ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    G&L Insurance Group is pleased to welcome Jim Lutes as the new agency owner. Jim has been in the insurance business for 23 years. In addition to purchasing G&L Insurance Group, he is also the owner of Harmony Insurance Group, located in Harmony, MN. Jim believes these two agencies complement each other in the services they are able to provide. He is a member of the Harmony Lions Club, the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release