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Indian Lookout Pumpkin Patch

Indian Lookout Pumpkin Patch

October 15, 2014

By Melissa Deronnet Indian Lookout Farms, Minneapolis, has added a pumpkin patch and invites the public to visit. In May, while others anticipated a summer filled with barbeques, hot weather, and pool time; Phil and Karen Ballou, their son John Gawith and daughter-in-law Elisa started planting and caring for a plot of pumpkins. It was […]

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Huelskamp Conducts Town Hall Meeting

Huelskamp Conducts Town Hall Meeting

October 15, 2014

Congressman Tim Huelskamp was in Minneapolis this past week to visit with constituents, as he seeks support in the upcoming midterm elections. Huelskamp, who is being challenged by Democrat Jim Sherow, visited with the audience for over an hour, touching on a wide range of issues. Economy Representative Huelskamp didn’t mince words when it came […]

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Love INC Sponsors Movie Night

October 15, 2014

Love INC will be presenting the movie, “God’s Not Dead” at the Bennington Bible Church on Saturday, October 25. There will be a 3 p.m. matinee and a 7 p.m. showing. Love INC will be encouraging and taking donations, but admission is free to both showings. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. The success of […]

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Economic Impact

October 8, 2014

The damage from the storm that dropped golf ball size hail on Minneapolis for nearly 20 minutes several weeks ago was immediately evident. Evidence of the positive economic impact that the storm had on the area became apparent not long after, as the town was inundate with claims adjusters and representatives from companies specializing in […]

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MHS Class of 1964

MHS Class of 1964

October 8, 2014

The MHS Class of 1964 held its 50th reunion on Sept. 26 & 27, 2014. They celebrated by having a float in the homecoming parade and enjoying a soup dinner at the home of Nancy Istas Muehl before attending the homecoming game on Friday. Saturday the classmates enjoyed a tour of the high school followed […]

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Brubaker Honored

Brubaker Honored

October 8, 2014

Sheena Brubaker, a 2014 MHS graduate, was named Independence Community College’s Cheerleader of the Week during the Homecoming Game against Highland CC.  The announcement and her photo appeared on the Jumbotron during the game.

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Time for Soil Improvement

October 8, 2014

As we approach the end of another growing season, fall offers us the opportunity to improve garden soils. Adding organic matter is perhaps the best way to improve all kinds of soil.  It is best to add some organic matter on a regular basis or as recommended by a soil test.  Organic matter benefits the […]

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Ottawa County Democrats

October 8, 2014

The Ottawa County Democrats will meet at 10:30 a.m. (new time) this coming Saturday, October 11 at the Minneapolis Public Library. Reports on the progress of the “Get Out to Vote” project will be given and plans to move forward with assisting Democratic candidates with their campaigns will be made. There will also be a […]

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Republicans Enjoy Picnic

October 8, 2014

Ottawa County Republicans held their annual picnic on Sunday, Sept. 28 and enjoyed the beautiful fall weather in Markley Grove. Barbequed pork was served along with homemade side dishes and desserts. Featured speaker was Melika Willoughby from Topeka, representing the Brownback for Governor campaign. After the presentation, she answered questions from the group on life […]

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4-H’ers Volunteer

October 8, 2014

Kansas 4-H members are proud of the communities they call home. 48 Hours of 4-H was created as a way to challenge 4-H members to explore their service capabilities – “To Make the Best Better” in their communities, extension units, and across the state. 48 Hours of 4-H will be October 11-12 in every extension […]

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