Winthrop Royalty crowned

Grackle Days 2021 kicked off on Thursday evening with the crowning of Emilee Kuehn as Miss Winthrop and Jae Gaffaney Winthrop Princess. The event was held at the Warehouse. For more photos of Grackle Days, check out the April 14 issue of the Winthrop News.

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Students help give a boost in learning math

Helping others learn is rewarding for those receiving the tutoring and those who are assisting the learning as well. A few students at GFW High School have been helping students who use English as a second language with their math skills. Cari Panitzke coordinated the effort to match senior students with those needing assistance.. “They got…

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Thomas “Tom” Stearns

Thomas “Tom” J. Stearns, age 74 of Cleveland, MN passed away on Sunday, April 11th, 2021 at Ridgeview Nursing Home in Le Sueur. He succumbed to an aggressive form of pancreatic cancer and was in the presence of family members during his final days. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021 from 5:00…

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Eunice Ann Janicke

Eunice Ann Janicke age 88 of Winthrop passed away Friday April 9, 2021 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Zion Lutheran Church in Winthrop. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Moltke Township. Visitation will be from 4 –…

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Public Notices April 14

FRANCHISE AGREEMENT Summary Publication Example Ordinance No. 2021-145 Summary of Ordinance No. 2021-145 AN ORDIANCE GRANTING CENTERPOINT ENERGY RESOURCES CORP., d/b/a CENTERPOINT ENERGY MINNESOTA GAS (“CENTERPOINT ENERGY”), ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT OPERATE, REPAIR AND MAINTAIN A GAS DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM INCLUDING NECESSARY GAS MAINS, PIPES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION,…

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Classifieds April 14

Real Estate Sales 2 Bedroom Home: What a great opportunity in Lafayette! 2 bed, 1 1/2 bath home with beautiful woodwork, hard wood flooring, tiled basement, & main level laundry. This home sits on a large corner lot with many shade trees, rear pergola, patio, two garages and a 912 sqft insulated shop with bathroom…

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Swenson looks back on her reign as Miss Winthrop

While the year was cut short a bit because of a delay in the crowning of Miss Winthrop and many of the normal events weren’t able to take place, Miss Winthrop Elise Swenson made the most of her time representing Winthrop and enjoyed every moment of it. Swenson was glad that she chose to run…

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Music filled the air

Check out more pictures of the concert at GFW High School as the musicians were finally able to hit the stage. They can be seen in the April 7 issue of the Winthrop News.

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Easter egg hunt

Good Samaritan Center Winthrop, along with help from the Winthrop Royalty and Miss Winthrop candidates, held an Easter Egg hunt on Saturday morning. Meeting the Easter Bunny brings out the same emotions as meeting Santa Claus. Some are hesitant but curious, others want to give him a big hug while others don’t want anything to…

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