Archive for Montrose

Wright County Board to discuss DNR land acquisition for Lake Maria State Park

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will discuss Minnesota Department of Natural Resources land acquisition for Lake Maria State Park during Tuesday’s meeting.

Other items on the agenda include discussion of a contribution to Meeker County for a storm warning siren and approval of final acceptance of the County Road 75 overlay project.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.

Stingers end season in the NSL playoffs

The Montrose/Waverly Stingers’s second season in the North Star League came to a close Wednesday night when they fell to Rockford 11-1 in the first game of the NSL playoffs.

Wright County Fair is full of family entertainment

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – The Wright County Fair will fill Howard Lake with fun Wednesday, July 30 through Sunday, Aug. 3 this year.

The featured tractor will be the Oliver.

Admission to the fair is $5 for adults, $2 for students 13-17, and free for children 12 and under. Season passes are available for $15. Grandstand events are extra.

Parking on the fairgrounds will be $3 each time, or $10 for a season pass.

Combination entrance and parking season passes are available for $20.

The Wright County Fair is located on Wright County Road 6, north of Highway 12 in Howard Lake.

For full story, see July 28 issue.

Sports schedule for Wednesday, July 23

NSL Playoffs: Montrose/Waverly vs. Rockford at Delano; 7:30 p.m.

CRVL Playoffs: Mayer at Glencoe; 7:30 p.m.

Local families to be recognized at Farmfest Thurs., Aug. 7

McLEOD, WRIGHT, CARVER, and MEEKER COUNTIES, MN – Representing agricultural achievement in diverse farming operations, 74 families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as a 2014 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota.

The farm families will be recognized in ceremonies beginning at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, at the annual Minnesota Farmfest on the Gilfillan Estate near Redwood Falls. The event is in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center on the estate grounds.

Here are a few of the local honorees:

• Engelmann Dairy – McLeod County Farm Family of the Year

• Tony and Patti Fisher Family – Meeker County Farm Family of the Year

• Buetow Farms Inc. – Carver County Farm Family of the Year

• Carlsons Orchard, Bakery, and Restaurant – Wright County Farm Family of the Year

To see a full list of the 2014 farm families, click here.

Wright County Board to approve bid for salt storage facility

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will consider approval of a bid for a salt storage facility during its Tuesday, July 22 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include discussion of quorums at committee meetings and scheduling a meeting to discuss the county’s capital improvement plan.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.