West Concord Business to raise money for St. Jude’s Hospital

Dustin and Drew Cook, owners of Concord Locker have organized the 2nd annual St. Jude’s Hospital benefit raffle this year. The brothers have participated in the St. Jude’s Bass Classic at Wabasha …

Triton Spotlight

Noah Kleinwort is a senior at Triton this year. His parents are Bryce and Karen Kleinwort. He has one brother, Connor and a sister Carissa. He is active in BPA, track and field and cross …
William Wilkinson’s funeral in New York City was held here.

Museum Musings

Investigating West Concord’s history has led to discovering some fascinating stories. At the top of the list, along with jazz musician, Doc Evans, is the story of William Wilkinson, who was the …

Viterbo University Nightingale Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the annual Viterbo University Nightingale Nursing Scholarship Competition. Samantha Berndt of Prior Lake, Minn. took first place with a scholarship award of $24,000. …
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As I listen to music driving down the road, I got to thinking about how music is an integral part of our lives whether we realize it or not. I am always quoting lines from songs and from sitcoms. In …
Power outages can be frequent in Western Tennessee. Virtually everyone has a generator. I had a generator at the construction site because I built for the first year without service to the address. I …
Last month, I presented the idea of some healthy sugar sources to replace the nutrient deficient white sugar. The next category to review is healthy oils. Oils and fats are an important nutrient for …
Obituaries
Charles E. (Chuck) Glarner
Charles E. (Chuck) Glarner, 94, of Kasson, MN, died Sunday, January 14, 2024, at Mayo Clinic Hospital Methodist Campus. Charles was born April 14, 1929, in Mantorville, MN to Virgil and Aletha …
Scott F. Stevens
Scott F. Stevens, 72, of Hager City, WI, passed away peacefully at home with his wife, Juanita by his side. Scott was born August 15, 1951, in Owatonna, MN to Philip and Arlys (Lebeck) Stevens. …
Larry Eugene Kirkland
Larry Eugene Kirkland passed away suddenly on February 10th, 2024 at the age of 78, at his home in Rochester. He was born on October 5th, 1945 in rural Kasson, MN to Amos (Pete) Kirkland and Marion …
Norbert Arnold Scherger
Norbert Arnold Scherger, 81, of Dodge Center, MN passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Pine Haven Care Center in Pine Island, MN surrounded by his loving family. Norbert Scherger was born in …
Richard Charles Overholt
Richard Charles Overholt, 80, of Kenyon, died Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. He was born August 5, 1943 in Faribault, Minnesota the son of Leon and Ethel …
Community
The Lord knows the widow at Zarephath and is aware of her needs There was a great drought in the land at the time of Elijah’s visit to the widow at Zarephath in 1 Kings. This story bears …
7:00 PM Meeting was held at the City of West Concords Bell Tower Center PRESENT: Mayor Jeffrey McCool, Councilmember Christina Peterson, Councilmember Crystal Nielsen, Councilmember Collin …
6:00 PM The special meeting was held at the City of West Concords Bell Tower Center (401 Main Street) PRESENT: Mayor Jeffrey McCool, Councilmember Crystal Nielsen and Councilmember Collin …
Community
Logan Tufte is a senior at Triton this year. His parents are Lindsay and Jason Saxton and Andy and Lisa Tufte. He has three brothers, Cody, Jacob and Griffen and one sister Paeton. He is …
Cadence Spearman is a senior at Triton this year. Her parents are Nick and Melissa Herrick. She has one sister, Hayley. She is active in FFA, volleyball and wrestling. Outside of school …
Emiliano Ibarra Castillo is a senior at Triton this year. His parents are Alex Ibarro and Blanca Castillo. He has one brother Diego and a sister Sofia. One of the activities outside of …
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Who's counting? A glimpse into the world of math teachers
Study.com examines the demographics of math teachers today and what may be driving the national teacher shortage.