Eleven-year-old Shane Beck of Fraezee, MN sits on the deck of the 24-bottom John Deere plow, waiting for the start of the plowing demonstrations Sept. 8 at the James Valley Threshing Show in Andover. Beck said this was his first time at the show and he thought it was “pretty fun.” See more pictures of the event throughout this issue.

Anyone can vote absentee


Method is simpler than it sounds



There are multiple reasons someone would want to cast their ballots in an election by absentee voting.

And it’s really not that hard...

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Bearcat runners compete in home invite, girls’ team captures first place



The Webster Area girls cross country team placed first at the Webster meet out of seven teams. The boys came in at fifth place.

For the girls...

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