Chatfield News


08/13/2018 12:42 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Mystery Machine steals the show 

CHATFIELD, Minn.- Hundreds of people gathered for the annual Western Days in Chatfield. It's the 51st year of the week long event and today dozens of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles were on display.


08/08/2018 12:51 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Hay barn burns through the night near Chatfield 

A barn full of hay caught fire Tuesday night - burning through the night and late morning today - south of Chatfield. Chatfield Fire Chief Ryan Priebe said crews responded to the blaze about 9:30 p.m. at a farm in the 31800 block of Fillmore County Road 5 to find a large shed full of hay on fire.


07/21/2018 01:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Couple Returns to Fillmore County to Open Brewery 

But for Luoma and his wife Sandy, this southeastern Minnesota town of 400 has become home to something else entirely ... "I've been a home brewer for a long time, since the 90s, and it's always been kind of a fantasy to have our own brewery," he said. After ditching their career, Sandy as a youth services librarian in Carver County, Eric in the service industry for laboratory instrumentation, the couple opened Karst Brewing in 2017.


07/19/2018 11:53 AM  ~~~Source~~~
MnDOT to host open house for US 52 project 

Minnesota Department of Transportation representatives will host an open house in Chatfield Tuesday about next year's U.S. Highway 52 improvement project. The meeting is scheduled for 4:30-6 p.m. at the Chatfield City Hall city council chambers at 21 Second St. SE.