Category Archives: Local News

NuWay-K&H Coop Announces Purchase of New Spraying System

NuWay-K&H Cooperative has announced a major extension to its ag-tech services. The Coop has purchased a Greeneye Technology precision spraying system. The Coop plans to use the new system to offer selective spraying as a service to its farmer members in Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa. The Greeneye system utilizes AI technology that differentiates between…read more »

Search for New USC Superintendent Now Down to 2 Finalists

The search for a new Superintendent at United South Central has been narrowed down to two finalists after the School Board held interviews for the four candidates on Tuesday.  The finalists are Rober Routh, currently an English Teacher at United South Central and Taylor Topinka, current Principal at Granada-Huntley-East Chain. The School Board will conduct…read more »

USDA Releases Crop Production Summary of MN and Iowa for 2022

According to the USDA’s Crop Production 2022 Summary, Corn for grain production in Minnesota for 2022 was estimated at 1.46 billion bushels, up 5% from the previous year’s 1.39 billion bushels.  Minnesota’s corn for grain yield was estimated at 195.0 bushels per acre.  Area harvested for grain was estimated at 7.49 million acres, 350,000 acres…read more »

Winnebago Council Sets Public Hearing for Cleveland Ave West Project

The Winnebago City Council met Tuesday for it’s regular council meeting and wasted no time getting to business, as a series of necessary adjustments and approvals were to be made. The council received an update and proposed action on an upcoming street project, where they received and approved the Feasibility Report for the Cleveland Ave…read more »

Faribault County Recorder Releases Vital Statistics for December 2022

The Faribault County Recorder’s Office has released the Vital Statistics Report for December of 2022.  According to the report, there were 6 births in the County in December, the same as in 2021. There were also 15 deaths in the County in December, one more than the same month a year ago and 2 Marriage…read more »

MN House Unanimously Passes Tax Code Uniformity Bill, Now Moves to Senate

On Monday the Minnesota House overwhelmingly passed legislation allowing state taxpayers to take advantage of numerous tax provisions already approved at the federal level. State Rep, Bjorn Olson voted in favor of the bill. Olson said federal conformity is needed in Minnesota to ease filing compliance burdens for residents and to help industries that were…read more »