Walnut Grove News


10/12/2017 10:15 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Pastor Stephanie Swanson accepts call from Trinity and Our Saviors Lutheran Churches 

WESTBROOK, Minnesota -- westbrook - Pastor Stephanie Swanson of Walnut Grove will be starting a new chapter in the life of Trinity and Our Saviors Lutheran Churches in Westbrook and Dovray. Swanson took over the leadership of the two congregations as of October first.


09/11/2017 04:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Attacking the market for sex with underage girls 

"Some people think sex sting operations can't happen in small towns, but this is proof that they can. I believe these eight arrests show that this problem is far more prevalent than anyone thought.


09/05/2017 02:09 AM  ~~~Source~~~
A horrific problem is present in our region 

Eight men were recently arrested during an undercover sex sting operation in Springfield. And it was just last June when the Walnut Grove police chief was caught up in a similar sting operation in Redwood County.


08/31/2017 01:55 AM  ~~~Source~~~
School board to pursue a new operational levy 

Wwg - Superintendent Loy Woelber called for a resolution to ask the voters of the district to pass an operational levy. The new levy will revoke and replace the current levy at the general election in November.


07/25/2017 12:19 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Author Laura Ingalls Wilder will be carved out of butter 

The Des Moines Register reports Laura Ingalls Wilder will be sculpted out of butter and displayed next to the butter cow when the fair begins on Aug. 10. Wilder wrote the series of books that formed the basis for a long-running television show, and she spent part of her childhood in Burr Oak, Iowa. Her family also lived in Walnut Grove, Minnesota and De Smet, South Dakota.