Nick Oeffling (center) was able to sip coffee and laugh Dec. 17 at Loretto Towing, as he has done for 18 years, thanks in part to friends Keith Converse (left) and his father, Ron Converse, who saved his life a little more than a month earlier. Read the story below, and in the Monday, Dec. 22 print edition of the Delano Herald Journal.
Jim Dorn, right, donated Thanksgiving dinner supplies in November. He is pictured with his granddaughter Olivia, Dave Hackler, Jason Neros, his wife Elaine and his grandson Owen Neros during the event. Look for the story in the Dec. 22 edition of the Delano Herald Journal.
Committee recommends $65M in school improvements DELANO, MN A new school building for grades four through six, a performing arts center, renovations to existing buildings, and changes to athletic fields and facilities are among an estimated $65 million in recommendations the Delano Public Schools facilities committee made to the school board during a Dec. 15 meeting.