Arlo Hark and Josephine Trople have both been surrounded by agriculture their entire lives. Both grew up on their respective family’s farms. Trople in Washington, running cattle and making hay, and Hark was raised on his family’s small farm near Lonsdale.
Curious Cannon Falls Stories
During the Feb. 16 Cannon Falls City Council meeting, Community and Business Development Specialist Laura Qualey presented the 2020 Economic Development Authority’s annual report.
With Lent beginning on Feb. 17, many will be spending their Fridays looking for the best place to have fish.
Losing weight is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, but by February, many people have already thrown in the towel. Registered dietitian and nutritionist Joseph Gonzales talked to The Beacon about how to maintain that, often big, lifestyle change.
Every summer Cannon River is filled with people cruising along the shallow water in kayaks, canoes and rafts. Many residents, and visitors, rent their crafts from Cannon Falls Canoe and Bike Rental, but not last summer.
When cable TV came to Cannon Falls in the late 70s, former Cannon Falls High School audio and visual teacher Jim Deacon took advantage of the new technology and the creation of public, educational, and government access (PEG) channels to create a community television station.
John Burch Park has lit up the night for more than half a century, and baseball at the park dates back to the 1930s, according to Stadium Journey. The lights that allow night time usage of the park today, were installed in 2002 after a town-wide effort, including loans and a large fundraisin…
The winter hunting season is almost here, and topped off with Christmas, many current and soon-to-be dog owners are probably wondering the best ways to train man’s best friend.
Nestled between an alleyway and an antique store sits an old two story building. Stepping under the red awning and through the glass door customers are hit with the sweet scents of fresh baked goods.
Ask anyone of a certain age living in Minnesota about the Halloween blizzard of 1991. It’s almost becoming a mythical tale of power lost in homes, hundreds of cars being pulled out of ditches and snow as far as the eye can see.
The country is just weeks away from an election that will determine many positions at a federal and statewide level.
Question: Harvest season upon us and with slow moving farm vehicles on roadways, is it permissible to pass a slow-moving farm implement on Minnesota highways in a delineated no-passing zone? If passing is prohibited, maybe this is something to feature in the 'Ask a Trooper' segments in vario…
After a unanimous decision by the Cannon Falls City council on Sept. 1, parking on Mill Street was reverted back to parallel parking along the south side for one block.
This story originally ran in the Sept. 17 edition of the Beacon.