The Minnesota CREP (Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program) enrollment period is wrapping up after five years. The CREP program is intended to take marginal cropland and provide permanent protection for water through wetland restorations, filter strips and well head protection areas.
Minnesota Housing announced today that its homeowner assistance fund, HomeHelpMN, is lifting its August application deadline. The program will continue to accept requests for assistance as long as the program has funds available.
Deer hunting licenses can be purchased starting today and the 2022 Minnesota hunting regulations are now available on the DNR website (mndnr.gov/Hunting). Print copies of the regulations will be available in early August wherever licenses are sold.
Mary Fleahman shared her collection of gems and mineral specimens as well as their stories at the Canby Rotary Club meeting Aug. 4
At 10:45 a.m. on July 31, Granite Falls Fire and Rescue was paged for mutual aid with Clarkfield Fire Department to a working house fire.
Clarkfield Ambulance, Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota State Patrol also responded to the scene.
Betty Hanna was the winner of the quilt in the 2022 Ice Cream Social raffle. Other raffle winners included Anita Paulsen, Margaret Mitchell, Dean Pearson, Bev Dybsetter, Mark Fokken, Eva Henningsgaard, Jenna Dressen, Barb Stone, Lucille Fokken, Gerald Paulsen and LaDonna Harris.
The Canby City Council met on August 4. An agreement was reached in regards to the 5th Street Paving project, and the possibility of new park equipment in Central Park was discussed.
Ortonville Area Health Services (OAHS) Health Care Board of Directors, in collaboration with Sanford Health, has named Dr. Al Ross Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Dr. Ross will transition into the CEO role Sept. 1, 2022.
Plans are in place to celebrate the 75th Annual FFA Shows at the Minnesota State Fair!
The celebration will take place Labor Day weekend, during the FFA encampment.