Archive for Happenings

Delano Christmas Tree lighting ceremony Saturday, Nov. 26

The Delano Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 at Riverside Park.
There will be carriage rides, and a visit from Santa.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a new or gently used blanket or coat to drop off to benefit Love INC. Heartland.

Early schedule, deadlines for next paper

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, next week’s newspaper will be printed and distributed one day early. All deadlines will be 24 hours earlier than usual.


Mid-County Coop is now hiring for an Full-Time Administrative Assistant.


Mid-County Coop, a growing, locally owned, full service cooperative in Cologne, MN is seeking an administrative assistant. Office experience with Word, Excel and standard administrative skills is preferred. Full-time day hours, competitive wage and excellent benefits package.
Please contact Marsi Motschenbacher at
(952)466-3720, email cover letter and resume to or mail to:
Marsi Motschenbacher, Mid-County Coop
PO Box 177, Cologne, MN 55322
Mid-County Coop is looking to fill a variety of other positions in all departments immediately, visit to see all the openings.

Self-Defense demonstration Tuesday, Nov.15

The General Federated Women’s Club of Delano (GFWC) will be hosting a self-defense demonstration by David Scalan of Complete Self Defense located in Buffalo.
Scalan will be leading the class, and along with two to three female black belts. Attendees are encourage to wear comfortable clothes that are easy to move around in.
The demonstration is open to the public and will take place at the Delano Senior Center in city hall at 6 p.m.

Food and mittens drive Sat., Nov.12

A food and mittens drive will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the State Farm Building, 620 Babcock Boulevard, Delano, MN 55328. Donations will go to the Helping Hands Food Shelf.
Current food shelf needs include: baking mixes, flour, sugar, pickles, olives, barbecue sauce, soy sauce, other cooking sauces, holiday treats, crackers, pretzels, pasta, rice, potatoes, spices, salt, pepper, and paper products.
For more information or to schedule a home pick-up, text or call 651-503-7000.

St. John’s Country Fair Saturday, Nov.12

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 302 2nd Street NE in Buffalo, will hold its 55th Annual Country Fair for Missions, Saturday Nov. 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church.
From its humble beginnings in 1968 till now, the focus has stayed the same, raising funds for missions and other worthy projects.
The shops will be filled with quilts, baked and canned goods, hand-crafted items, produce, attic treasures, natural personal care and other products, a silent auction, kid’s craft area, and more. It’s a great place to find special gifts.
They will also serve an egg bake and muffin brunch, coffee and rolls, tacos, sloppy joes, and a chow mein dinner. Come for brunch, shop, and stay for lunch.