Minnesota Lake News


01/18/2018 08:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota Lake Honoring Slavery Supporter Renamed 

Minnesota officials have approved changing the name of a lake that honored slavery supporter and former Vice President John Calhoun. Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis will be renamed Bde Maka Ska That's the name American Indians used before federal surveyors renamed the lake in the early 1800s.


01/07/2018 02:39 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Answering the call to help 

When the call went out that help was needed with a grain elevator fire in Northrop, Minnesota, over the New Years weekend, fire departments from around Minnesota responded. In fact, there were 53 fire departments and emergency units that answered the call, including six from Faribault County.


01/05/2018 02:20 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Heroes got a helping hand 

GIVENa SFREELYa S- Seen are some of the many donations made by individuals and businesses from around the area to help firefighters in Northrop as they worked to contain the blaze at the grain elevator in Northrop over New Year's weekend. Forget the comic books and movies.


12/27/2017 03:47 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Brownfield's Mark Dorenkamp Elected To Minnesota FFA Foundation Board Of Trustees 

BROWNFIELD'S MARK DORENKAMP ELECTED TO MINNESOTA FFA FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES Dec. 27, 2017 Source: Minnesota FFA Foundation news release The Minnesota FFA Foundation Board of Trustees recently held elections. Elected to serve as chair this year -Kyle Petersen of Murdock, chair elect- Natasha Mortenson of Danvers, secretary-Veronica Bruckhoff of Minnesota Lake, treasurer- Pat Dingels of Redwood Falls and executive sponsors board chair - Kevin Paap of Garden City, and past chair - Donna Moenning of Hayfield.


12/26/2017 12:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Farmer builds 1,000 wooden toys despite diagnosis 

MINNESOTA LAKE, Minn. - It's hard for a farmer to pull back on his giddy-up. Just ask John Volz.