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Foley trapshooters increase scores, earn 4th place

Adversity rears its head in many ways. Sunday is the designated shooting day for the Foley Falcons trapshooting team, and this spring league season, the Falcons endured harsh shooting conditions …
Foley third baseman Brett Leabch fields a ground ball and throws it to second base in the Minnesota State High School League Class AA Baseball State Tournament quarterfinals June 13 at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud. Leabch got the out at second base, but the relay throw was not in time for the double play.

Target Field, here they come

As Foley catcher Josiah Petersen’s glove closed around a pop-up in foul territory in front of his team’s dugout June 14 at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud, it marked a landmark moment for …
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Savoring June Dairy Month
Gilman Co-op Creamery sizzled with excitement as Benton County dairy princesses and ambassadors drew a hungry crowd for an annual tradition to celebrate June Dairy Month. The dairy royalty …
Foley council moves forward with street project
Foley City Council members voted to move forward with a street improvement project with a preliminary total cost of $6.5 million in front of a crowd of citizens at a June 4 meeting in Foley City …
A figure of the first Natz von Dülmen, who was an innkeeper and is now part of the local folklore, stands in Dülmen’s town center. Today, Heribert Töns slips into this role, appears at events and gives guided tours of the town.
Dülmen: City of Wild Horses
The most beautiful place in Dülmen? Mayor Carsten Hövekamp, forester Friederike Rövekamp and town guide Heribert Töns agree on this answer: it’s the wild horse track — …
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Downtown façade improvement program: Transforming local businesses in Foley

In the heart of Benton County, a quiet revolution is underway, subtly but significantly altering the original built landscape of Foley’s downtown corridor.   The Foley City Council …

Overpowered by tiny enemies

Sooner or later in life, at some time along the way, various events remind us there may be many, or at least quite a few, truths we’ll never know — questions with no answers, evidence …

Understanding wall punchers

When tempers run high and emotions boil over, some people ball their hands into fists, and innocent walls pay the price. Wall punching is a potentially dangerous yet time-honored tradition that …
Obituaries
Rita B. Novak
Rita Novak, age 93, of Foley, passed away June 7, 2024, at her home peacefully in her sleep with her family by her side. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11 at St. …
Judith J. Leyk
Judith Leyk, age 84, of St. Cloud, passed away June 4, 2024, at the St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, June 14, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Duelm. The Rev. Michael …
Jeffrey M. Henry
Jeffrey Mark Henry, age 66, of Northfield, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family, and neighbor after his struggle with cancer May 11, 2024. Jeffery was born   Oct. 31, …
Robert A. Luckow
Robert Luckow, age 80, of Sacred Heart, and formerly of Oak Park, passed away May 28, 2024, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral service was May 31 at St. Paul’s Lutheran …
Judy D. Miller (Michaelson) Monahan
Judy Deanna Miller (Michaelson) Monahan, of Kansas City, Missouri, previously of Morrill, passed away peacefully May 10, 2024, at the age of 84, surrounded by her children.  Judy was born …