Polar Plunge held March 15th

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 …

Z-M Teacher or the Year

This is Katie Kennedy's 16th year at ZM & 20 year teaching. She taught at White Bear Lake & Forest Lake before coming to ZM. When asked why she keeps coming back she said, “We live here, have roots …

Clerk Chatter

The City of Mazeppa’s annual Cleanup Day is scheduled for May 4, 2024, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. This event gives all residents the opportunity to bring items that are not readily disposed of in weekly …

A Monthly Moment at MotoProz

It’s been a couple years since the boys raced snocross, since their race was cancelled last year. Father and son, Mike and Monty of MotoProz decided to participate in Sunday Funday Snocross race at …
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We like going to rock concerts. One of our favorite bands is the southern rock group, Blackberry Smoke. Always a great show every time we see them and we are willing to travel see them perform. So, …
A farm dog -- for companionship and protection. Monica's daughter had two dogs, both lab-crosses. Together, they could get into so much trouble!! If they weren’t locked in their kennels each …
As we progress into the first days of Spring, we look back on a winter season that was not the typical Minnesota winter. We can also look back to the fourth anniversary of the Covid pandemic and the …
Obituaries
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, …
Roger Lee Luhmann
Roger Lee Luhmann, 65, of Mazeppa, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2024, at Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Saint Marys Campus. He was born on April 22, 1958, in Lake City to Elmer and Sherry …
Erling Robert Lee
Erling Robert Lee, 91, of Zumbro Falls, died Monday, January 8, 2024, at his home. He was born on June 14, 1932, in Hayfield, Minnesota to Jerald and Ruby (Lee) Lee. He attended rural schools near …
Community
According to a recent AARP survey, 93% of Americans are concerned about their brain health, yet few understand how to protect it. Research is now showing that canola oil leads to significant declines …
Over the years I have discussed geese, ducks and of course goats. However, what I have yet to discuss are turkeys. My current neighborhood has a roaming gang of wild turkeys that has at least ten …
Ready for Spring? We are!! Check out our inventory of new E-Z-Go Golf carts, new and used ATVs and side by sides, and new and used Hustler mowers online at www.MotoProz.com or stop in and see what we …
Community
How many t-shirts are too many? My husband Mike mainly wears a t-shirt. It is rare you see him in anything else, even when it is 0 degrees out. At home, we each have our own walk-in closet, so he’s …
THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL, Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1955 continued KEN ATKINSON ACCEPTS POSITION AS BANK EXAMINER Ken Atkinson has resigned his …
Lions Clubs International recognizes outstanding individuals by bestowing on them an award that is named for its founder, Melvin Jones. This award is the highest form of recognition and embodies …
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Get Ready to Grill: Choosing the right outdoor cooking solution for your needs
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Breathe Better with Asthma, Wherever You Are
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A Creamy Pasta Delight Perfect for Dining Outdoors
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