September 24, 2018

Editor's Note

This is the third installment of a series on the volunteers at the Hinckley Fire Museum. Watch next week's issue for the next profile.

Karen Carlson is this week’s spotlighted volunteer. She grew up in the Sandstone area and knew very little about the Great...

September 24, 2018

Editor's Note

This is the second installment of a series on the volunteers at the Hinckley Fire Museum. Watch next week's issue for the next profile.

This week's volunteer is Bob Kinblom. Bob is originally from Iron River, Wisconsin. He moved to Hinckley five years ago t...

September 24, 2018

Editor's Note

This is the first installment of a series on the volunteers at the Hinckley Fire Museum. Watch next week's issue for the next profile.

What does it take to be a volunteer at the Hinckley Fire Museum? All you need is some free time, a love of the town of Hin...

Dennis Brennan has lived in Hinckley his whole life. He had been involved with the Hinckley Knights since his bat boy days of 1961. This is one of the reasons the Hinckley Area Chamber of Commerce chose Dennis to be the Grand Marshal for the 2018 Corn and Clover Parade...

July 3, 2018

The Hinckley Convention & Visitors Bureau announced (June 27) the replacement band for PYRO BOREALIS II concert and fireworks display, on Saturday, July 7. (Corn & Clover Carnival weekend, July 6-7 - Grand Finale). 

Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys, fea...

Nearly a century ago, at the end of World War I, an organization was created that would focus on service to veterans. The American Legion was first conceived of in Paris during November of 1918, while thousands of soldiers were waiting to go home. 

The first caucus of t...

July 3, 2018

On Friday, June 22, Laurie Audette, her daughter Michelle and other members of Allen's Hope gathered to provide snacks, water and cheers to those participating in the sixth annual Push for Awareness (PFA) longboarding event. 

According to a spokesperson from PFA, the gr...

At a special board meeting held on May 21, the Hinckley-Finlayson (H-F) School Board learned that FirstLight Health System (FLHS) might not be contributing to the facilities project as planned. The initial contribution requested from FLHS was to be $1 million; it was d...

The fishing opener is almost upon us; the weather is warming up and the ice is finally off area lakes. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) estimates roughly half a million anglers going fishing this Saturday, May 12, the day the season opens for walleye...

At 91 years young, Sturgeon Lake native Florian Chmielewski still plays his accordion with zip. He has been playing now for 73 years and enjoying every minute. He received his first accordion at the age of 18 from his brother Chester, who gave it to him on the conditio...

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