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Expect delays, detours for highway projects

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKEFIELD — The detour for Minnesota 86 over Interstate 90 will be removed Friday, Aug. 29, as crews completed bridge repairs.

In mid-September, the resurfacing of Minnesota 86 from the Iowa state line to Interstate 90 will begin. No detour is r…continue reading on

A farmer’s gift — Chergosky donates $4 million farm to 4-H, three endowments memorialize Andrea Reusch

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKEFIELD — A rural Lakefield cattle farmer who fell in love with a 4-H Extension educator, dreamed of marrying her and endured an unimaginable ache when her life was cut far too short has now given the ultimate gift in her honor.
Curt Chergosky m…continue reading on

Twins tackle prostate cancer times two

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON ­â€” Alliteration and laughs abound when the Henricksen brothers are around.
And lifelong Lakefield residents Merle and Merlyn Henricksen, along with their respective wives Marlene and Maureen, know how to make the most of …continue reading on

Windom group set for benefit concert

November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — For more than 20 years, the Windom Area Chordhustlers have put people in the holiday spirit with their a capella renditions of Christmas tunes, ranging from “O Holy Night” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” to “Deck the Halls” a…continue reading on

Letter: Amazing things can happen when people team up

October 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Marless Cuperus, Southwest Minnesota Food for Kidz Committee, Lakefield

Absolutely everything and everyone came together on Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Immanuel Activity Center in Lakefield.
On Friday, we…continue reading on

Food for Kidz in midst of annual drive

August 23, 2013 in Uncategorized


LAKEFIELD — Food for Kidz is once again in the middle of its annual fundraising effort as it prepares to bag meals for children in need from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 27 and noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Immanuel Activity Center in Lakefield…continue reading on

What’s this worth?

June 23, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Antique appraisals a highlight of
Lakefield’s SummerfestLAKEFIELD Carol Horn was curious about a doll she had inherited a number of years ago. Continue Reading

Lakefield’s Summerfest features fun for all ages

June 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

LAKEFIELD The 2013 edition of this week’s Lakefield Summerfest will be “high-lighted” by a completely novel bit of fun. Continue Reading

Value added to local businesses

June 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Local producers, businesses receive grants from state ag department
LAKEFIELD Minnesota Department of Agriculture Assistant Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Poster and Marketing Division Director Mary Hanks visited farms and businesses in southwest Minnesota Monday Continue Reading

Fire detroys home in Lakefield

February 6, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

LAKEFIELD Three people were displaced early Tuesday morning by a house fire in Lakefield. Continue Reading