Today, September 1, 2021, the Townsend Family is sadly publishing the final edition of the Belle Plaine Herald, after nearly 140 years of covering the news in Belle Plaine and the surrounding area.
Minnesota reported 10,872 cases of COVID-19 in the past week — an increase of 1,960 from the previous week — bringing the total number of cases to 646,094.
Full moon racing provided for too much action at the Arlington Raceway with several accidents, including plenty of side by side racing and slip ups from drivers that caused red flags.
Chronic wasting disease testing for deer harvested in certain deer permit areas will once again be mandatory for specified weekends of the 2021 deer hunting season.
More than 6,000 fans dodged last weekend’s severe weather and caught some of the action at the Minnesota State Amateur baseball tournament in Hamburg, Chaska, and Waconia.
Jordan High School graduate Josie Aslakson is currently competing for Team USA in the Tokyo Paralympics for women's wheelchair basketball.