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Tuesday, March 21

         Former MFU President Peterson honored by National Farmers Union

Former Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) President Doug Peterson received a meritorious service award from National Farmers Union (NFU) at its 121st anniversary convention, held March 5-7 in San Francisco, Calif. Peterson served as the president of Minnesota Farmers Union for 14 years...

Traditional Norwegian boatmaking on Postcards

Pioneer PBS’s Postcards will feature an excerpt from the documentary “Built with Love” and a Q and A with the film’s producer, Dana Conroy, on its upcoming episode. This program will air on Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m. “Built with Love” follows Pioneer PBS Senior Producer Dana Conroy as...

City of Madison moving forward with Slen Park sports court project

The city of Madison is moving forward with a grant application to help fund new tennis and basketball courts at Slen Park. During the March 13 Madison City Council meeting, City Manager Val Halvorson updated the council on a preapplication for a Minnesota DNR Outdoor Recreation...

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