Housing Update

County sets deadline for Urban Renewal Plan update The Mitchell County Economic Development Commission (MCEDC) is requesting that property...

Shop Class continues to look to future

By Craig Christensen Industrial Technology, known to many as “Shop Class”, has evolved over the years in St. Ansgar.

Supervisors weigh new assisted living, Alliant increase

Potential St. Ansgar Assisted Living The Mitchell County Board of Supervisors voted to give $6,000 towards a study to...

Band Bonanza!

When Band Director Colin Zidlicky called on all members of the St. Ansgar Band to take the stage, grades 5 through 12,...

Steal his look: Curt Schaub

Curt Schaub, Viafield’s Grafton Location Leader, retired last week after just about 40 years of service at the co-op. On his last...

Alliant Energy looks to raise rates by 25 percent

If you’re an Alliant Energy customer, odds are you received some unwelcome news this week. Alliant Energy’s Iowa...

Mitchell County takes further look at housing incentives

Mitchell County Economic Development Chair Tony Stonecypher details some of his ideas for a potential second round of construction incentives. EJ PHOTO/TRAVIS CHARLSON Mitchell...

Calm In the Storm

Despite the weather, locals pitch in to help those in need. Never trust a groundhog. Punxsutawney Phil, the prognosticating weather predictor from Pennsylvania proved yet...

It’s National FFA Week!

The St. Ansgar FFA chapter celebrated National FFA Week this week. National FFA Week embraces more than 91 years of FFA traditions while looking...

Mayor Johnson shoots down Milkhouse agreement

The St. Ansgar City Council unanimously approved an agreement Monday that would give Milkhouse Candle Company tax incentives to move their factory to St....