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She helps bring famous pioneer ‘back to life’ one stitch at a time

September 9, 2011 in River Falls Journal

Little third-grader Jean O’Brien sat in her one-room schoolhouse near Madison when she first read two books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Continue Reading

MDA issues consumer advisory for Pepin Heights Orchard apple cider

January 3, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Pepin Heights Orchard are advising consumers to avoid drinking Pepin Heights Orchard brand apple cider after department laboratory tests found the product may be contaminated with a type of mold toxin called patulin. Continue Reading

Event celebrates Ukraine heritage

November 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO A “Ukrainian Christmas in the Village” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Historic Chippewa City in Montevideo.
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Tour mixes western Minnesota farmers, Lake Pepin landowners

September 24, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO The steady build up of sediment in Lake Pepin and the hypoxia or oxygen-depleted “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico continue to get lots of attention, and are leading to increasing calls for environmental regulations on upstream farming practices.
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