Traveling from Maine to California in any vehicle is time-consuming, tiring and uncomfortable. Now imagine making the 4,000-mile journey on a bicycle.
“A lot of people probably think I'm nuts for doing this,” said 23-year-old Nikolaus Hasenfus of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, who made a stop in Minneota last week.
“I felt as though I had stepped into a time machine and gone back 100 years.” That's what former Minneota student Sofia Rabaey expressed about a recent mission trip she embarked on to San Lucas Toliman in Guatemala.
A large contingent of local runners completed the course for Grandma's Marathon and the Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon June 16 in Duluth.
Cold weather along the Lake Superior shores, was in stark contrast to the heat and humidity the runners have been training in recently.
Minneota 2018 graduate Laura Knutson has followed her sister Rachel as a member of the All-State Lutheran Choir.
The choir went on tour last weekend and is scheduled to perform in Minneota at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 21 at Hope Lutheran Church.
A new concept, “Pop-up Libraries,” and increased use of digital materials is pushing the staff of the Marshall-Lyon County Library to enhance its services.
And the Lyon County Board was quick to jump on board with financial help and support for the new projects.