5M1derful week of service

5M1 district is made up of fifty one Lions clubs in Southern Minnesota. District Governor Terry Zabel had a goal to have Lions clubs of 5M1 district log 3000 hours of service during the week of April …

Clerk Chatter

I have a dog that can open the screen door. When she does, instantly 2 of my dogs are running through the neighborhood. I know that they will come back on their own, but I still grab a leash, a waste …

A Monthly Moment at MotoProz

April 2, 2024 we celebrated 17 years of owning MotoProz! April 2, 2007 was the first day we officially owned MotoProz. September 2007 Monty started kindergarten at Zumbrota-Mazeppa Schools and …

Missy’s Managing the Manor

What’s electronic organizing? Pictures on your phone and computer, emails, Word documents or PDF computer files, apps on your phone, etc. We’ve had our Samsung 10 cell phones for five years. …
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I have always been intrigued by the solar system. Growing up in the country the night sky seems so vast and captivating. The Big Dipper was one of the first constellations I was able to identify. If …
As I mentioned last month, we live in a world where what is considered normal is not healthy. It is normal to see a variety of “low fat” and “fat free” products at the grocery store. We have …
One of the main differences between living in the cities, town, or a small town is the amount of time you can take to chat with people when you’re out and about. When you're in the city you might …
Obituaries
Craig Garet Grudem
Craig Garet Grudem, age 76, of Zumbrota, MN, a beloved husband, father, grandpa, brother, and friend was called to his heavenly home on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Craig was born on August 19, 1947, …
David Michael Matthees
David Michael Matthees, 71, of Mazeppa, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at his home. He was born in Zumbrota on May 3, 1952, to Donald and Frieda (Schultz) Matthees. He grew up in rural …
Melvin A. Edelbach, Jr.
Melvin A. Edelbach, Jr., 79 of Kellogg, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Mayo Clinic – St. Mary’s Campus, Rochester, MN. Melvin Allan was born February 4, 1945, in Waumandee, WI to …
Richard H. Weber
Richard H. Weber, 89, of Mazeppa, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2024, at his home surrounded by family. Richard was born March 31, 1934, in Mazeppa, MN to Casper and Leona (Schumacher) Weber. Richard …
Louis William “Skeeter” Berg
Louis William “Skeeter” Berg, 87, of Mazeppa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at the Zumbrota Care Center surrounded by his family. He was born in Mankato on August 12, …
Community
(Family Features) To help fight food insecurity in America, a network of refurbished refrigerators containing free, fresh food for anyone in need has been placed across the country since launching in 2021.
Cheap Insurance provides advice on how to handle rodent damage to your car and how to avoid it in the future.
(NAPSI)—What do you do for an encore when you publish your first book at age 9? Well, if you’re Katelyn Lonas, you go on to write and illustrate over 70 more by the tender age of 17. Katelyn’s …
Community
THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL, Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas JANUARY 20, 1956 OBITUARIES CASPER WEBER Casper Weber, lifelong Mazeppa resident, passed away suddenly from a …
The Zumbrota/Mazeppa Robotic team 7273 received a grant for $1000 in January from the Zumbrota Community Trust Organization to help supply Robotic Youth with prescription safety glasses. With the …
The Polar Plunge was held on Friday March 15th. The Unified Physical Education class in cooperation with Special Olympics Minnesota raised a total of $11,383! 95 Students and Staff participated in …
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7 tips for summer health and safety
(BPT) - Summer is just around the corner. After the crazy weather we've had nationwide, most everyone is excited to have fun in the sun. As you prepare for lazy days at the beach, traveling with …