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The Scott County CDA has expanded its programming to include a county-wide business accelerator program, available to first-stage businesses with a desire to obtain mentorship, access resources, and work in a collaborative environment.

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With 52 percent of Minnesota now experiencing severe drought and 4 percent in extreme drought, the state has entered the drought warning phase.

The Tigers went undefeated over the past week but also saw no action – what with Bar-B-Q Days and all – but they are rip-roarin’ ready to finish out the regular season this weekend with a pair of RVL games.

It took until the last day of June, but the Tigers finally picked up their first RVL win of the season last week by outlasting Gaylord in a slugfest/slopfest, 15-9.

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William Edberg, 64, of Rochester, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2020 of melanoma. Due to the timing of Bill’s death, a large funeral service was not able to be held previously. 

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Barbara J. Seliger, 65 of Belle Plaine, passed away unexpectantly on July 13, 2021 at her home in Belle Plaine.

Earl “Sherb” Larson Sherburne, 75, of Maplewood, MN passed away suddenly on June 17, 2021, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

David H. Laabs, 86 of Belle Plaine, passed away on July 7, 2021, at Oak Terrace in Jordan.
A visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, July 11 at the Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine.


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I hope everyone had a good Bar-B-Q Day celebration.

After 40 years of helping and doing what needed doing - I’ve not had the thought process to attend the celebration. Here’s why!

I’ve lived in Belle Plaine since 2001 and love the city. I’m in the process of listing my home for sale, and as dry as it’s been I’ve been watering my lawn so it shows better.

In conversation this week I learned that the Belle Plaine Superintendent of Schools does not believe that Belle Plaine deserves a new high school. I disagree.

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As you may know, a murder suspect tried to beak into the apartment building on Elk Street to get to someone who lived there.

Blowin’ in the wind. Bob Kruse, Superintendent of the Public Works Committee, hung the brand new Belle Plaine flag at the Civic Center