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Hormel’s home away from home in Clear Lake

In May, 1915, 105 years ago, the George Hormel family was preparing to enjoy some time at their newly constructed lake home in Clear Lake, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Holly Johnson.

50 states, 50 heroes: Storming Frenzenberg Castle

Born Jan. 5, 1925, in Baltimore, Maryland, Carl Vernon Sheridan joined the Army in May 1943.  After training, Sheridan was sent to Europe and assigned ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Stoll.

Community heroes come at all ages

By Roger Boughton Unsung heroes are those who make a real difference in the shadows of the community. They are those special heroes who make ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Al Batt: Putting out a cry for Mighty Mouse

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Teleconference Meeting Remember when we went trick-or-treating when we were pups? Vaguely. Your head was so lopsided, the holes in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Al Batt.

Hulne: Come back soon sports

It has been nearly two months since I’ve covered a live sporting event and I’m starting to get a little desperate. I’ve kept my sanity ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Rocky Hulne.

Signs of spring found in the HHH Peace Garden

Here we are again, another week of shelter in place. I am sending you all well wishes and hoping that you have found ways to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Holly Johnson.

An update on the forecast for Minnesota’s economy

On Tuesday, May 5t, Minnesota received an updated economic forecast. According to the latest data, the COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on state ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Nature Notes: Trout habitat

By Sydney Weisinger Jay C. Hormel Nature Center With the addition of rainbow trout to Mower County’s Wolf Creek, local anglers will have a place ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

50 states, 50 heroes: Silencing the guns

Born on Oct. 2, 1918, in Portland, Maine, Charles Joseph Loring Jr. enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942. After completing flight training ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Stoll.

LIFE Mower county moves annual meeting online

LIFE Mower County’s annual meeting will be held online from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, in order to keep people safe. The meeting is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jamey Helgeson.

City trees: Earth Day and Arbor Day

Both of these days came and went two weeks back, a little more quietly than what is normal, as this is the current “new norm.” ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Kevin Nelson.

Nature Notes: Getting to know trout habitat

By Sydney Weisinger With the addition of rainbow trout to Mower County’s Wolf Creek, local anglers will have a place closer to home to fish ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Following the lure of the path

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Teleconference Meeting Why do you have a string tied around your finger? It’s floss. Why do you have floss tied ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Al Batt.

Believing in a world of kindness

This petite dynamo of a woman is very self-effacing. She made it clear that the focus of a column about her should be kindness: the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carolyn Bogott.

Stir crazy … not to be confused with stir fry

It’s a pretty lonely place at the Herald these days. Like so many other businesses, we are trying to work as much from home as ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

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