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The view from the crosswalk overpass Wednesday as firefighters battled the fire at 1136 at Hastings Avenue.

Fire at Newport leaves charred building

All hands were on deck in Newport Wednesday May 8 as a fire call at 2:10 p.m. at 1136 Hastings Avenue saw Newport Fire arrive on a fully involved structure fire, starting as a vehicle fire on the …

Headed to court

With parties due in court soon, May 17, 2024 will decide whether or not an injunction stopping work at the Mississippi Dunes is granted, a lawsuit by Friends of Grey Cloud naming Rachel Development …

The DCSO staff members that participated in the Coffee with a Cop community event at Froth and Cork in Hastings with Hastings resident Theresa Chatelle. Left to Right, Community Relations and Equity Coordinator Genesis Sudderth, Sergeant Klug, Correctional Deputy Mills, Deputy Martin and Theresa Chatelle.

Dakota County Sheriff's Office hosts two community events.

Law enforcement offices around the country are working very hard to engage with the community through events that are not associated with any kind of emergency call. Often called ‘Coffee with a …

State Senator says Minnesota Pollution Control should be doing more to get Hastings funding in PFAS fight

The City of Hastings put everything on the table Thursday night, building its case that it deserves funding help to fight its battle against PFAS and PFOS forever chemical contaminants in its …

Dee Wells thanks everyone for coming.

A&W opens in Colby

On Monday, May 13, A&W opened in Colby at 1210 N. Division Street, the location of the former Hardees building.

O-W students and staff give back on Community Service Day

On Wednesday, May 8, students and staff from Owen-Withee Schools could once again be seen all over Owen and Withee as they leant a hand to various organizations and elderly community members. …

Raph and Pat Ptacek with Prescott School District Athletic Director Andrew Caudill at the Cardinal Pump at Ptaceks in Prescott.

Ptaceks Family Market supports local athletics with fundraising initiative

PRESCOTT – Ptaceks Family Market, a pillar of the Prescott community, is proud to announce its latest initiative in support of local athletics. Starting May 2, Ptaceks Family Market will donate …

Volunteers double Cheese Curd Festival’s local impact

ELLSWORTH – Scheduled for Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, the annual Cheese Curd Festival is known for a literal 3 tons of cheese curds, unique tasting events, class-act entertainment, …

Lyle Roe, Vice Chair of W-O-W who brought items to be shredded, is pictured alongside Cathy Laube, Noel Barteck, Sue Struensee, Linda Susa, and Eunice Mayer.

Prevail hosts Shred Event benefiting Weekend O-W Kids Meals

On Wednesday, May 1, Prevail Bank hosted a Shred Event to benefit the W-O-W Kids Meals program.

Clark County holds annual Business to Business Expo and Career Fair

Clark County Economic Development Corporation held its fourth Business to Business Expo and Career Fair on May 1, 2024.
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States where it's easiest–and hardest–to charge an electric vehicle

ConsumerAffairs reports on the states with the most and least infrastructure to support the growing demand for electric vehicles.

Average personal savings of Americans

MoneyGeek reports on personal savings by income level, demographic, educational attainment and more.

5 steps to automate expense management reporting

Ramp explains the benefits of automated expense reporting for any business.

U.S. math scores have declined since COVID-19 and states strategize to improve proficiency

Study.com reports on the decline of math scores among U.S. students since COVID-19 and what educators are doing about it.

5 unexpected ways service and emotional support dogs improve and save human lives

Pettable consulted news reports and research studies to explore new and unique ways organizations use service dogs, highlighting five programs.

What graduation party traditions look like around the world

Peerspace investigated some of the more unique graduation party traditions across the globe, using sources like The Guardian and Culture Trip.