News

Whit Wôrt owners (pictured from left) Chad and Becky Wachter and Chad Laidlaw pose for a photo in the beer pouring area behind the bar. (Submitted photo)
08/09/2022 - 8:00am
By Denise Bonsack, Publisher An adventure that started back in June of 2018 has finally borne the fruits of more than a little blood, sweat and tears. Actually it started even before that. Chad Laidlaw found an expired beer brewing kit at a garage...

Schools

07/26/2022 - 9:57am
By Denise Bonsack, Publisher The GFW School Board met for their regular meeting on July 18 in Gibbon. In the superintendent’s report, Jeff Horton talked through some of the updates that are happening in the buildings during the summer break.  The...

Obituaries

08/09/2022 - 9:34am
Evangeline Madsen May 10, 1930-August 7, 2022 Evangeline Madsen, age 92, passed away August 7, 2022 at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan, MN. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Evan....

Sports

Fairfax’s Memorial Park, home to the GFW Thunderbirds and the Fairfax Cardinals, is the cornerstone of the city’s baseball culture.  New plaques will soon adorn the entrance to the stadium, recognizing three local baseball heroes. (File photo)
07/12/2022 - 8:00am
By Denise Bonsack, Publisher They say baseball is America’s pastime, and that is certainly a true statement in our small towns in rural Minnesota. Countless numbers of boys and girls get their first taste of team sports with T-Ball and progress...