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Archive - Jul 2015


July 8th

Plato woman’s songwriting published on compact disc

When she lost her stepfather in 2010, Diane Kohn of Plato turned to writing as a way to grieve. Just a few years later, what started as therapy has transformed into published songwriting.

Returning veterans to be honored at McLeod County Fair Aug. 23

Military personnel returning from deployment will receive special recognition at the 2015 McLeod County Fair.
Cassandra Carrigan, assistant McLeod County Veterans Services officer, gave the County Board an update on the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program at its meeting Tuesday morning.
Carrigan reviewed the program’s activities since it was inaugurated by official proclamation at the 2014 county fair. The program is designed to provide veterans with access to services after they return from active service.

4th of July in New Auburn

Silver Lake Music in the Park

Larsen claims gold at Senior Games

Bruins remain on a roll

Brewers idled

Getting over the hump

Blue Jays thump Cologne

It was a light schedule to open the month of July for the Plato Blue Jays, but the squad made their one game last week count.
Plato remained hot heading into the July 4 holiday by pounding visiting Cologne 11-1 on Wednesday, July 1. The victory was the Blue Jays’ sixth in a row in Crow River Valley League (CRVL) play and the eighth in the team’s last nine league games.

Bruins remain on a roll

he Brownton Bruins posted three wins in as many games last week, defeating Hamburg and Carver in the Crow River Valley League (CRVL) and Gaylord in a non-league game.
The Bruins hosted Hamburg Tuesday, June 30, in a make-up game and won with an 8-0 shutout behind the arm of Ryan Grams. Grams, who hurled eight innings and was awarded the win, gave up just one hit, fanned nine and walked just one. Dylan McCormick tossed the final inning and gave up one hit and struck out two.