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FOLEY – When the Mille Lacs Veterinary Clinic hosted its Coggins clinic in Foley April 8, equestrian enthusiasts in the area leaped at the one-stop-shop, once-a-year opportunity to get their horses tested, vaccinated and checked for general health. 

Benton County’s flood response policy recently became more precise. Emergency management director Kristen Tschida presented a formal, single-page document for approval during the county board’s April 4 meeting.

As the weather warms and spring arrives, a clean-up day for the Foley area is slated for Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to noon at the former site of the wastewater treatment plant on Broadway Avenue South in Foley

Sewing love, memories in every stitch

FOLEY – Growing up, Thelma Otto was exposed to the creative potential inherent to the art of sewing. Her mom was a professional seamstress, utilizing her dexterity and appreciation for sewing as a means to provide value to the people she served. 

The Benton County Public Works/Highway Department is undergoing another leadership change. Commissioners approved a resolution April 4 to appoint a former employee to a key department post. …

FOLEY – Both the Foley High School and Foley Intermediate School recognized hard-working students for their academic efforts during the month of March.   At the high school, students …

FOLEY – In 1923, a small group of area farmers banded together in search of better milk prices. Their mission was one that many farmers and businesses are well accustomed to today: Buying as a group in bulk equates to greater purchasing power.

Foley business receives bomb threat

FOLEY – Employees at Falcon National Bank’s Foley location evacuated the building when one of the bank’s employees received a harrowing phone call regarding a bomb threat the afternoon of April 4. 

FOLEY – Depending on the household, Easter can take on many different forms and meanings. It is all at once a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ – what the Rev. Beverly Brock calls the Super Bowl of Christianity – in the Christian faith and, in the secular world, it is sometimes nothing more than bunnies and egg hunts. 

Lumbering back into town

FOLEY – After more than two years, Foley Lumber – a foundational business in the city of Foley – is finalizing its long-awaited return to town.  “It all depends on how fast we can get things buttoned up and put together,” said Nick Kotsmith, manager at Foley Lumber and Milaca Building Center.

Jeremy Henke Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officer based in Albert Lea Age: 35 | Family: Wife Jackie and three kids Emmitt, Sadie and Nora Seven years of service

FOLEY – In 1923, a small group of area farmers banded together in search of better milk prices. Their mission was one that many farmers and businesses are well accustomed to today: Buying as a …

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