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LaDonna J. Battcher, 86, of Shakopee, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2018, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee.

Evangeline “Vangie” Ann Burns, 88 of Tyrone Township, passed away September 16, 2018.  Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, September 20 at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church in St. Thomas.

James Thomas Halloran, 83 of St. Thomas, passed away on September 18, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. 


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Dear Editor,

My name is Bethany Kirk and I’m a proud citizen of Belle Plaine, having lived here now for a little over four years.

Dear Editor,

Both candidates for Sheriff are qualified to lead. Both are trained law enforcement officers, and both have honorably served this great county.

Dear Editor,

Nearly three years ago, my brother suddenly passed away. As if losing a loved one isn’t hard enough, a month after Mark’s death my family found out the cause of death.

Homecoming Royalty -- Candidates for Belle Plaine High School Homecoming King and Queen relax on Belle Plaine’s new gazebo.

An informal dinner meeting to promote the Lutheran High School Movement in Carver County was to be held at Zion Lutheran Church auditorium.

September 22 brought the first frost and proclaimed the end of the summer season.