Southeast Minnesota Events

Fun In Eitzen On The Fourth
Nestled in southeastern Houston County is the tiny town of Eitzen, boasting a population of roughly 250 fine folks. Eitzen's claim to fame is their Family Fun Fest held every year on the Fourth of July. I've never attended the festival, but I've heard it's one of the best celebra…
Spring Grove Saturday
After riding my bicycle around on a cool Saturday morning, I headed over to Spring Grove once again for their Homecoming celebration. There was a whole lot going on, and some Spring Grove pop was definitely consumed.
I got there in time to see the Spring Grove Veterans Memorial dedication...
Meadowfest This Weekend In Grand Meadow
Summer weekends are a time to attend town celebrations.  This weekend is no exception!  June 23 through 25 is Meadowfest in Grand Meadow! The schedule of events is packed with fun activities for the entire family.
Try your luck at the Bingo party at the Meadow Assisted Living Friday ev…
B&B Bowl Ribbon Cutting June 19
It's a day that will be long remembered. Residents of the City of Preston were awakened January 1, 2016 to the news that their beloved meeting place/bowling center, B&B Bowl, had been destroyed by a devastating fire.
Owners Paul and Shelly Hanson were determined they wouldn't l…
They’re Counting Gophers In Viola
For two days every summer, the tiny, friendly town of Viola, Minnesota turns into a hot bed of activity.  It's time for Viola Gopher Count Wednesday and Thursday June 14 and 15.  Viola really knows how to have fun!  Wednesday evening you can play a rousing game of Bingo, strut yo…
Celebrate Cheese Days in Elgin
This coming weekend in Elgin, it's a good thing to be a cheese head!  Celebrate everything cheese during Elgin Cheese Days June 16-18.  The fun kicks off Friday with music by Thomas and the Shakes.  Saturday take in all the great events including softball tourneys, tractor p…
Lanesboro Senior Dining New Location
Starting Monday June 12, the Semcac senior dining program in Lanesboro will have a new home.  According to a press release issued by Semcac, the senior dining program will move to Discovery Faith Community (the former Lanesboro United Methodist Church), 507 Parkway Avenue South...
Local School Commencement Announcements
June is such an exciting month! The staff of KFIL and KVGO take this time to congratulate area graduates.  Best wishes for everything wonderful in the future.  The following schools are holding graduation ceremonies this weekend:
Friday June 2
Kingsland  7 p...
Local School Commencement Announcements
May and June are such exciting months! The staff of KFIL and KVGO take this time to congratulate area graduates.  Best wishes for everything wonderful in the future.  The following schools are holding graduation ceremonies this weekend:
Friday May 26
Plainview-Elgin-Millville  7 p...
Trout Days Fireworks Dazzling {Photos}
I forgot.  I totally forgot.  Preston Trout Days fireworks were postponed Saturday until Sunday evening.  Sitting, relaxing, almost asleep watching Everybody Loves Raymond, it suddenly started thundering.  Huh?  I didn't know more rain was forecast...

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