2016-06-20

52 kids embark on Summer Time Fun



Beach toys, hibiscus flowers, sunglasses, flip flops and stuffed orca whales decorate the Brown Elementary school gymnasium for the Summer Time Fun program, which takes the beach as a theme this year. Summer Time Fun coordinator Peg Lange chose the theme after planning the annual trip to Split Rock Creek State Park with the kids. “I thought I would change […]

Rev. Olson celebrates 10 years serving Pipestone



Rev. Jon Olson, pastor of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Pipestone and Trinity Lutheran Church in Jasper, recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of his ordination into the ministry and his installation at Our Saviour’s.His 10 years at Our Saviour’s Lutheran make him the longest serving active pastor in Pipestone, and one of the longest serving in the county.”I’m grateful that […]

Day One: Medallion Hunt Clue

June 20, 2016

Day One ClueI’m on public land.Understand?That’s all you get;can’t find it we bet!Share with your Friends

Home on the Dairy



It’s a season of change for the Minnesota Dairy Initiative (MDI), an organization that exists to help dairy producers succeed.The changes started last fall, when the organization changed its name to MDI rather than having different names in different regions of the state, including the Southwest Minnesota Dairy Profit Group in the southwest corner of the state. A new logo […]

A chat with Lyle Rollag, Regional Representative for the Minnesota Corn Growers



Farm Market News: What is your professional affiliation? How long have your served in this position?Lyle Rollag: My position is called a “Regional Representative” for the MN Corn Growers. I serve 10 counties in the SW corner of MN. I have held this position since 2000.FMN: What are your organization’s primary objectives?LR: Our Mission Statement reads to identify and promote […]

Huinker fills new position to certify water quality



Due to a statewide influx of funds aimed at water and soil conservation, the Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District has been able to create a new position to provide technical assistance to public and private landowners in the county. Dane Huinker, originally of Decorah, Iowa, has found himself in Jackson County to add a fresh set of hands to […]

Dorothy Boehm



Dorothy Boehm, 93, Pipestone, died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Good Samaritan Communities of Pipestone.Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 15 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Pipestone, with Rev. Clifford Adair officiating.Casket bearers were Paul Van Hove, Ted Van Hove, Tommy Van Hove, Mike Buys, Zach Neises and Phil Huisken.Honorary casket bearers were Teresa Neises, Kenley Neises, Parker Neises, Sheila […]

David Johnson



David Johnson, 82, died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Pipestone County Hospice House in Pipestone.A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m. at Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.Interment will be in the Ihlen Cemetery, Ihlen.David Elroy Johnson was born to Clifford Joseph and Hannah Oline […]

Death notice for Andrew Hibma



Andrew “Andy” Hibma, 89, Pipestone, died Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Communities of Pipestone.Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 22 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel.Graveside services with military honors will be held Thursday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at New Woodlawn Cemetery, Pipestone.A full obituary will appear later on this website when […]

Death notice for Verona Weets



Verona Weets, 94, Pipestone, died Monday, June 20, 2016 at the Pipestone County Hospice House in Pipestone.Visitation will be held Friday, June 24 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jasper.Funeral services will be held Friday, June 24 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church.Interment will be in the Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper.Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel is in […]