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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Pat Haley is the recipient of the outstanding volunteer award providing meals to our seniors in the community for the past 5 years/5 days a week.
On Saturday, April 16, St. Isidore Health Center hosted their volunteer brunch for 50 volunteers. The group of volunteers included members of the garden club “Friends along the Garden Path”, St....
With another Minnesota winter behind us, it’s time for our flowers to start blooming and planning ahead for gardens, vacations, and summer fun!!! It’s also time for fun summer activities at your...
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor Last Thursday night marked the last of the three community informational meetings held at the High School in Plainview which was hosted by the Plainview School Board on the...
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor We are only caretakers of the earth that we live on. These Earth Day events being held are both a celebration of our Earth as well as a call to conservation and protection...
Tom and Lisa Hoekstra’s farm, located just south of Plainview, were recognized by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Clean Water Legacy as being a Water Quality Certified Farm.  Photo by Cheryl Nymann
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor “Farming to farm” is what it’s all about, says Tom and Lisa Hoekstra of rural Plainview. In 2009 the Hoekstras purchased 140 acres (90 of it are tillable) of land that abuts...
By Josh Hall, Staff Reporter On April 12, PEM schools held a 2nd Q&A session at the Elgin 7/8 building. The format was the same as the Millville session, which was in last weeks paper by Cheryl....
L to R: Nate Winkels, Brendan Wind, Brenda Bennett, Josh Hollister, Eric Bennett, Peter Crowley, and Chris Hughes
On April 15th, the Plainview Ambulance Service donated an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to Bennett’s Food Center in Plainview. In December, the Plainview City Council unanimously voted to...
Earth Day T-shirts are available to purchase (which proceeds will help offset cost of programs being offered). You can order your Organic based t-shirt through Sub Zero, any committee member, or stop by the news office.
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor Get those animal costumes out of the closet, and let the kids have some fun during the animal parade next Thursday night during the Earth Day Rally at the High School Gym in...
The Earth Day committee would like to celebrate our area farmers, and recognize their significant efforts in caring for the Earth. Whether farming or not you are welcome to come and share a meal, in...
From a pool of 23 applicants, and going through two sets of interviews, current PEM High School Principal Bill Ihrke was offered and accepted the position of Superintendent for the school district to replace retiring Supt. Gary Kuphal.
By Cheryl Nymann, Editor In his 19th year at Plainview / PEM school district, High School Principal Bill Ihrke has been offered, and accepted a new position as Superintendent of schools. After...

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