February 20th, 2017

Loretta Templin, 94, of Cosmos

Loretta Templin, 94, of Cosmos, formerly of Norwood Young America, died Friday, Feb. 17, at Cedar Crest in Cosmos.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m., at St. John's Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America, with interment at Fort Snelling.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America. An online guest book is available at

February 15th

Happy hearts

Wright County Conference Champs

GSL Mock Trial continues to draw new participants

School Board tours new addition

Gymnasts wrap up regular season

Sectionals beckon for GSL/LP wrestling team

Recent events show cooperation

 Our view: When in need, our cities are willing to step up


Reform of prevailing wage law will benefit state

To the Editor:
One of my chief authored bills, HF508, updates prevailing wage provisions and raises the cost threshold for state government-funded projects that require prevailing wage. Currently, prevailing wage laws only apply to state subsidized projects that exceed a certain dollar amount.

 An early start on a strong farm bill

By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar
A sugar beet grower told us about how crop insurance is working for his farm in the Red River Valley. A school board member in Canby is concerned about meeting the food needs of local families. An ethanol producer shared his plans to expand his operation and hire more workers. And a Morristown turkey grower knows all too well the risks that come in her line of work thanks to outbreaks like the 2015 avian flu.