Area News

Local Woodcrafter Displays One-of-a-Kind Creations

Local Woodcrafter Displays One-of-a-Kind Creations All of the meticulous care that is taken in the countless hours that Loren Stene spends in his workshop is clearly evident when you see his creations first hand, and hear from him how his craftsmanship evolved from at first just fixing and then crafting furniture into his incredible intricate…

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Fall Fest Brings Friends, Commerce to St. Ansgar

 Fall Fest Brings Friends, Commerce to St. Ansgar The 17th edition of the Chamber Fall Fest was held this weekend to great success, and the day could not have delivered a more picturesque St. Ansgar Saturday in September, with the first hints of fall colors breaking through the trees, and the autumnal smells of hot…

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St. Ansgar Community School Holds Elections

The St. Ansgar School District will hold elections Tuesday September 12 to reelect directors to the Board and to extend and continue a physical plant and equipment tax levy (PPEL) on property within the school district. Three seats on the St. Ansgar School Board are this year up for reelection, in District 3, District 4,…

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Enter the EJ September Giveaway!

Enter the EJ September Giveaway! Next drawing is September 11! Congratulations to Melissa Techmeier and the St. Ansgar Good Samaritan Society, the first winners of the EJ September Giveaway! The Enterprise Journal is drawing lucky winners each week in September for giveaway prizes and tickets to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival taking place in Shakopee, MN weekends,…

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Hildebrand Undergoes National Guard Training before Senior Year

Senior Spotlight: Hildebrand Undergoes National Guard Training before Senior Year How 17 year old Brianna Hildebrand of St. Ansgar spent the summer before her senior year isn’t too typical of most girls on the cheerleading squad; and she says getting down and in the dirt at boot camp has her “more ready now than ever”…

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Carpenter Celebrates 12th Annual BBQ Bash

Carpenter Celebrates 12th Annual BBQ Bash      Though unfortunately timed construction work on Hwy 105 may have blocked the southern entrance to the town of Carpenter this weekend, it didn’t hamper anyone’s desire to go and enjoy great food, great music and great times as the community gathered to celebrate a dozen years of their popular…

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Town & Country Days to Return

Town & Country Days to Return      Members of the St. Ansgar Community Chamber at their August 21 special meeting voted to return St. Ansgar’s summertime celebration of ‘Oatmeal Days’ to it’s former name of ‘Town & Country Days’, to commemorate our heritage and further promote the connection between the town of St. Ansgar and it’s…

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Gerdts Receives FFA, DeKalb Scholarships

Gerdts Receives FFA, DeKalb Scholarships 2017 Graduate Aaron Gerdts of the St. Ansgar FFA was recently the recipient a distinguished National FFA Scholarship, as well as the Dekalb Agricultural Award, the highest agricultural honor available to high school students. The scholarship is sponsored by Ag Power Enterprises, Inc, and the Dekalb award sponsored by the…

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When The Theater Came to Town

When The Theater Came to Town Reflections on the Inaugural Season of the Cedar Summerstock Theater by Alex Schmidt Something incredibly special and unique happened when Nancy Nickerson-Lee and her Cedar Summerstock Theater company came into town. In a classic case of the reporter finding himself embroiled in the story, I can say that I bore…

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