News

02/21/2024 - 12:14pm
By Robin Handy, Editor The Fairfax City Council met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, February 13 with all members present except for Councilman, Jim Schroeder. After approval of the consent agenda, Jill Pelzel motioned to open the public hearing,...

Schools

GFW 8th - 12th grade students attended a Career and College Readiness Fair at the Middle/High School last week. Lots of area businesses set up tables and displays and answered questions and discussed college and career options with students.
02/27/2024 - 8:00am
By Dr. Jeff Horton, Superintendent GFW Public Schools has experienced its largest first day enrollment growth in more than ten years and our three-year-old preschool enrollment is among the largest it has been in our history. More families are...

Obituaries

02/29/2024 - 2:52pm
Ila Weis May 14, 1933-February 27, 2024 Ila Weis, age 90, of Bird Island, MN passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, March 4, at 1:15 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic...

Sports

02/27/2024 - 8:00am
By Denise Bonsack, Publisher   The Cedar Mountain Cougar boys’ varsity basketball team traveled to Lester Prairie on Friday, February 23 to face the Bulldogs in a Section 2A matchup.   The Cougars held their own, keeping the score close through the...