So, many people in the area didn’t even know that a tornado touched down last week; and those that did are wondering why the sirens didn’t blow to warn the community. Michael Lyons, Emergency...
Plainview-Elgin-Millville High School will hold its 11th commencement ceremony, graduating 114 seniors on Friday, May 26th at 7 p.m. The ceremony will be held on the football field in Elgin, (...
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor The Public, as well as all farmers, are invited to attend this FREE lunch to give thanks to our area farmers. These some of the hardest working people who care for our land...
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor This is the second year for the Plainview Earth Day Committee to plan and offer events to the communities in celebration of Earth Day, which is April 22nd. With a few new...
The 2017 Wabasha County Dairy Princess Banquet was held at the Zumbro Falls VFW and this years Dairy Princess is Melendy Miller (center), along with her attendants Rachel Fick (left) and Heather Gerken (right).
By Randal Anderson, Correspondent The dairy industry in southeast Minnesota remains a proud vestige of the American family farm. Many of Wabasha County’s dairy families and friends came together to...
The 2017 Wabasha County Dairy Princess Banquet was held at the Zumbro Falls VFW and this years Dairy Princess is Melendy Miller (center), along with her attendants Rachel Fick (left) and Heather Gerken (right).
The 2017 Wabasha County Dairy Princess Banquet was held at the Zumbro Falls VFW and this years Dairy Princess is Melendy Miller (center), along with her attendants Rachel Fick (left) and Heather Gerken (right).

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Lucas Mestad (right) is pictured here with Ryan Busbice (left) from A&E’s television series ‘Country Bucks’  and this huge Mule Deer tagged in Lucas’ first Big Game Hunt filming that occurred in Dear Meadows in the Sandhills of Nebraska and aired last Spring.
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor You could say that hunting is in his veins. The son of Cindy and the late Daryl Mestad of Elgin, a 2011 graduate of PEM High School, Lucas has been hunting all his life....
Dianne was busy knitting while she casually told me about how she became involved with making Knitted Knockers.
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor Dianne Lutzi of Plainview is using her special gift of knitting to help women who have experienced a mastectomy. After knitting for many years, and having two sisters (along...
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor This is the year that Immanuel Lutheran School will be celebrating 95 years in Plainview. Thanks to an enormous amount of leg work from Lisa Hoekstra, there is a great deal...
The Elgin High School Class of 1958 held their 58th Class Reunion at the home of Betty (Rott) & Ron Fahrenz rural Elgin in July.  There were 23 in attendance: Attending from Wisconsin, Rochester, West Concord, Lake City, Eyota, Wabasha, and Elgin.      BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Reggie Hart, Betty (Hampel) Fuchs, George Rahman, Chuck Klein, Elwood Witter, Henry Petersen, Carolyn (Lohse) Schwanke, Alice (Dubbels) Atkinson, Betty (Rott) Fahrentz, LaVerne Spring, Melvin Adler, Janice (Moechnig) Crowson.  Missing
When the Elgin High School Class of 1958 graduated from Elgin High When this group of people graduated from Plainview High School, Dwight D. Eisenhower was the President of the United States. In a...
Paige Gudmundson makes a play on the ball during the game against the Lourdes last Friday night.
The Girls Soccer team hosted the Eagles from Rochester on Friday, August 26, to open the new season. The Rochester Lourdes Eagles are always one of the top teams in Section 1A, and they surely proved...
The Class of 1951 gathered to enjoy their reunion at Kim’s in Plainview, Seated L to R:  Rita Gengler, Martha Ann Timm, Darlene Folkert Wentworth, May Kruger Schroeder, Marlene Holmsted Kuhlmann, Kathryn Pretzer Ahmann, Alice Thome Evers, Lou Ann Goertz Holderman, Carol Evans Graner; Standing L to R:  Dale Montgomery, W. John Holst, Bob Montgomery, Howard (Babe) Gusa, Jim Kroening, Gordon Claussen, Pat Melvin, and Otto Brueske.  Photo by Cheryl Nymann
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor When this group of people graduated from Plainview High School, Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States. As the Plainview High School graduates from 1951...
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor We have an extremely dedicated Volunteer Fire Department right here in Plainview. A couple weeks ago, on Aug. 17th, the Plainview Fire Department gathered for a training...
“Hey Charlie Uecker, this is how you balance a tractor on the balance beam game!”  Both Dale Kautz (pictured) and Jeremy Strain (not pictured) took Charlie’s tractor up onto the balance beam and showed him how to get the job done.  Evidently Charlie could not get this tractor balanced, but the other two guys did!
On the Saturday of Plainview’s annual Corn on the Cob days, the Greenwood Prairie Classic Iron tractor club hosted their annual Tractor Games in front of the American Legion. Due to weather and...
Pictured here at Buena Vista Park looking over the Mississippi River Valley are Mallory, Anna Longshaw (stem cell donor), Derrick, Bill, and Carrie.
What started out as a bump in the road for the Bill and Carrie Eversman family turned into a beautiful friendship that has been cultivated through the ‘Be the Match’ program. In May of 2012 Bill...
Nate Walbruch has been busy getting ready for the new school year at PEM as its’ High School Principal.
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor PEM is coming up on the beginning of the 2016-2017 School year with a new high school Principal, along with several new high school teachers that are all excited to get the...

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