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Hein Bloem and Matt Schutte recently presented the preliminary findings of a University of Minnesota supported study of sustainable tourism in Houston. Their often entertaining presentation was one of five at a statewide meeting of the Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP), which sponsored the project. The Sustainable Tourism Assessment for Small Communities selected five communities [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler What truly makes a dinner special is a special dinner roll. So this Thanksgiving, don’t let your rolls be an afterthought. With these wonderfully soft and buttery little breads at the table, you’ll surely be graced by thanks all around. What’s better still is that these rolled rolls look extra fancy, [...]

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As a result of the calendar-challenged weather system that dumped heavy, wet snow on portions of the state Monday and Tuesday of this week, the Minnesota State High School League has had to revamp the schedule for playing semifinal games of the 2014 State Football Tournament. The Caledonia Warrior football game, however, is not among [...]

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The Caledonia EDA in partnership with AcenTek is working to improve opportunities for economic growth in the area. The EDA has engaged the firm, Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA) to administer a Business Retention and Expansion survey to help define the needs of businesses in the area. Business and community leaders will be mailed [...]

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By Sheri Allen San Diego, Calif. The seven decades since D-Day and thirty-seven years since the death of his younger brother, Pierce, have failed to erase Stanley Engen’s recollection of their clandestine meeting during World War II in 1944. The Engens were farm boys from Minnesota. The two eldest Engen boys, Arne and Stanley, were [...]

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