Area history

As you probably know from past articles, I am very interested in military conflicts of the twentieth century. This week I am writing about the effects of war on the home front during World War Two. With the draft and enlistment of many of the men and women from this area during the war, there became a labor shortage.

Recipe Corner

Sweet Garlic Balsamic Green Beans

submitted by Beth Beiningen


3-4 cups green beans, fresh, trimmed, cut (I used frozen)

3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 Tbsp honey

1 Tbsp onion powder

1 Tbsp garlic, minced

3 Tbsp olive oil

Spring Thaw

The warm weather and fast melting snow has Canby Creek overflowing its banks as seen in this picture taken by Rick Olsen. According to Olsen, the creek has expanded by 20 feet, and is about three feet above flood stage. 

State Senator Gary Dahms

This week, Minnesota Senate Republicans introduced alternate budget targets that serve as a path forward to invest in Minnesotans. The proposal shifts a cash bonding target to a general obligation bond target, freeing up $1.9 billion to invest in other areas.

Canby High School

Senior Jake Streich was nominated by the emergency responder department as the school’s student of the week. He is the daughter of Jodi Streich.

“Jake listens intently during class. He does a great job with the hands-on learning portion and is always willing to volunteer as a ‘patient’,” the department said.


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