Walnut Grove News


04/22/2018 03:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Author explains literary legacy along Highway 14 

Southern Minnesota is fortunate to have a wealth of historic young adult writers including Laura Ingalls Wilder, Wanda Gag and Maude Hart Lovelace. Saturday afternoon, modern Minnesota author Kathleen Baxter visited the Wanda Gag house to talk about the life and times of all three women.


04/17/2018 04:34 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Murray County Board to hear broadband feasibility study 

Murray County EDA Director Amy Rucker, along with Finley Engineering consultant Chris Konoeckne, are scheduled to be presenting the Murray County broadband feasibility study at today's county board meeting. They will be joined by CCG consultant Doug Dawson via telephone to share the findings of their study, including a summary of financial results.


04/12/2018 06:46 AM  ~~~Source~~~
A different path 

On a school day last month at Blue Mounds Learning Center, the students were heading to Meinders Community Library. Steve Rops, Dean of Students, stood in the hallway to see them off, joking and talking with both students and staff, without managing to look like he was preventing anyone from taking off down the open hallway instead of through the open door leading to the waiting van.


02/13/2018 12:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dayton: Flags half-staffed Wednesday in recognition of Col. Leo Thorsness 

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset Wednesda in honor and remembrance of Col. Leo Thorsness.