Chatfield News


11/16/2017 01:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Klobuchar urged to use recovering addicts in opioid fight 

"Continuity of care is extremely crucial," says Peggy Weivoda, of Chatfield, right during a forum on the opioid epidemic Wednesday. Her son died of a heroin overdose in 2015.


11/16/2017 01:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lives They Lived: 'Be nice to everyone' 

A man who experienced the hardships of war during Nazi occupation and was proud of later becoming a United States citizen died Nov. 3. He was 92. Meindert Zylstra was born in Suawoude, a province of Friesland, the Netherlands, on March, 24, 1925. He grew up helping on his father's farm, milking cows, pole vaulting over canals and tipping over outhouses.


11/10/2017 12:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
After Deadline: From cancer to daughters dating: It's been a wearying week 

Sydney Ellis, 12, of Chatfield, plays a song with her ukulele and sings during the Eagle Cancer Telethon auditions Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at the Eagles Club in Rochester. Sydney Ellis, 12, of Chatfield, plays a song with her ukulele and sings during the Eagle Cancer Telethon auditions Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at the Eagles Club in Rochester.


10/30/2017 01:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Full-time mechanic, part-time farmer enjoys working on vehicles at McCabe Repairs 

Jerry McCabe owns over 80 acres of pasture land and manages over 25 head of cattle, but, though he loves farming, his main vocation is auto repair. McCabe is the proprietor of McCabe Repairs, a fixture in Preston for the past 18 years.


10/18/2017 03:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Stewartville woman killed Tuesday in collision west of Chatfield 

Fillmore County Sheriff Chief Deputy Kevin Beck said the crash occurred at about 6:27 p.m. at the intersection of Fillmore County Road 2 and County Road 38, about 7 miles west of Chatfield. A 37-year-old Stewartville woman was traveling north on CR 38 with a 13-year-old female passenger when the 2008 Chevrolet Suburban she was driving was stuck by a 2009 Nissan Murano that had been traveling east on CR 2. The Nissan was driven by a 68-year-old Stewartville man.