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People walk up Main Street Saturday during the 2020 Chokecherry Festival. Good weather helped draw crowds to the event, which featured a more open layout than usual, and hand sanitizer on every block.
Photo courtesy of Charlie Denison

09/16/2020 - 5:00am
From shining classic automobiles on display to the smells of freshly prepared foods, and every other type of vendor in between, this year’s Chokecherry Festival was well attended. “[While] we have nothing like a real number,” Chamber Director Jo...


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Kylie Zimmer tips the ball over the net during the volleyball match against Dawson County. Photos by Matthew Strissel

09/16/2020 - 12:00am
The wait is over for the Fergus Golden Eagles volleyball team, as they held their first home match of the season. They honored their senior players before the match against Dawson County began. Seniors this year are Taylin Trafton, Hanna Franz,...


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09/16/2020 - 12:00am
The Stanford Beautification Committee has commissioned a mural painted by Steve Lillegard beside the pavilion next to the Ag Building on Central Avenue in Stanford. Lillegard began work on this mural in the summer of 2019 and it is progressing well...


09/16/2020 - 12:00am
Dear Editor, I would like to extend a vote of thanks to Rana J. Wichman, our Fergus County Clerk and Recorder, for trying to bring some sanity to the upcoming national election process in Fergus County. An all mail-in ballot would have spared many...


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