By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Whitewater State Park hosted annual Boy Scout Camporees.  The camporees were tremendous events, attracting over 1,000 scouts...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Bill Rothering and Reuben Schmidt first set up a grow room in the old Saratoga Creamery as a winter hobby, with the aim of growing plants for themselves,...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Last week, the green space outside of the St. Charles Public Library was full of activity as it was rapidly transformed into a long-awaited and much-...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Raymond Yoder of Valley View Greenhouse has been in the greenhouse business since 2008.  His reason why?  “Girls.  We have five girls,” he said.  “It’s a...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press editor The annual Night at the Library fundraiser began with a death.  Wayne Maker, the class president, was murdered with a blow dart just before announcing who...

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By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In his 28 years with the Dover Fire Department, the most memorable moment for Rick Jones was not a fire or a huge crash.  Instead, it was a simple ‘thank...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor On Thursday, February 14, the sledding hill at Jessens Park was incredibly busy as multiple classes dropped by for fun in the snow.  In the morning, twenty-...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Although Gerald and Barbara Melby were both from the small town of Glenwood, Minnesota, their wedding was held in a much more exotic locale – France.  At...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor A week of snowstorms and excessively frigid temperatures in St. Charles caused many to complain about the Minnesota cold and long for spring.  Yet at the...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor The Moose Lodge Wild Game Feed has been a tradition for decades in St. Charles, predating the club’s current building.  “It’s being going on as long as I...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor On Saturday, January 19, the fellowship hall of St. Charles Borromeo was filled with men dressed in suits and ties, and girls dressed like princesses.  For...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor As a student at St. Charles High School, Aaron Carlson worked for Arly Hamman.  He often watched Hamman leave work to respond to fire calls, and enjoyed...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In some ways, the Amish Market Square in St. Charles is a refuge.  The combination of gas station, convenience store, gift shop, and restaurant is a glimmer...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Sitting before Natalie Mehling’s kindergarten students, teaching artist Mary Ellen Gutknecht taped a drawing of a turtle to an easel. Gutknecht explained to...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Last Saturday evening’s Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church began with a loud bang.  As the loud sounds of the drum filled the sanctuary, costumed...

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