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Vietnam War veterans to be recognized

Don Sondrol, Turtle Lake American Legion, states that on Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 11, a special ceremony will be held at the Turtle Lake Legion hall for observance of the United States of America’s Vietnam War 50th Anniversary.

Posted 10/26/16 (Wed) read more »

Hanson Grain Farm Inc. SMSCD Achievement Award winner

A nearly full house at the American Legion in Turtle Lake was the scene for several awards at the South McLean County Soil Conservation District 33rd annual awards banquet on October 20.

Posted 10/26/16 (Wed) read more »

FFA members hire out to highest bidder

Spaghetti and meat sauce, garlic bread, cooked carrots, and ice cream bars were on the menu for the FFA supper followed by a labor auction to raise money for the FFA coffers.

Posted 10/19/16 (Wed) read more »

18th Annual Dakota Feeder Show

The 18th Annual Dakota Feeder Show in Turtle Lake started on Friday night with steers worked at the Turtle Lake Weigh Station on the northeast end of the city.

Posted 10/19/16 (Wed) read more »

Hospital Auxiliary supper surpasses 600 meals served

Diners came from near and far and for some, it was their first turkey dinner of the fall. More than 600 people came to the Turtle Lake-Mercer High School gym for the Annual Hospital Supper.

Posted 10/12/16 (Wed) read more »

DFCS day of information, competition and entertainment

The Dakota Feeder Calf Show steer judging competition is somewhat routine each year but never dull. New entries have brought new winners and changes in local herds have resulted in faster and bigger gains under trial conditions.

Posted 10/12/16 (Wed) read more »

Faith, friends, and family forge memories and unity

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church is long on memories, a hundred years of them, celebrated this past June with an attendance nearing 300.

Posted 10/05/16 (Wed) read more »

First ever co-op homecoming spirit day held in Turtle Lake

Homecoming Friday, Spirit Day, started out with students getting their floats ready on the school grounds to join the parade that would showcase high school class spirit supporting their football team, the Cougars

Posted 9/28/16 (Wed) read more »

Cougars plead “Don’t rain on our parade”

The homecoming parade was sprinkled upon, and then poured upon, without dampening the spirits of the hundreds of children and adults lining the street.

Posted 9/28/16 (Wed) read more »

Homecoming excitement - the crown goes to…

A whole class cheered and surrounded Donald Goven to congratulate him on becoming the 2016 Turtle Lake/Mercer School homecoming king.

Posted 9/21/16 (Wed) read more »