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Mantorville Theater Company |to present "Angel Street"

MANTORVILLE — The Mantorville Theater Company will present the play "Angel Street," opening Friday at the Historic Mantorville Opera House. The show will run with evening performances on the following dates: Oct. 26, 27; Nov. 2, 3, 9 and 10.

"Angel Street" will feature the acting talents of: Lindsey Phillips, of Rochester; Karl Huppler, Bob Soland and Lynette Huppler, all of Mantorville; Teresa Granger, of Pine Island; and Quinten Frarck, of Kasson.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Reservations may be made by calling (507) 635-5420. In addition, the Hubble House Restaurant will offer a dinner and theater package priced at $30. Call the Hubble House at (507) 635-2331 for reservations.


Minnesota Arboretum holds Pumpkin Fest

CHASKA, Minn. — The Minnesota Arboretum will hold its Pumpkin Fest on Saturday and Sunday. The festival will feature multiple events, including:

  • Exhibit of various pumpkins, gourds and squash grown at the Research Center, featuring more than 20 varieties. On display in the Great Hall of the Oswald Visitor Center.
  • Pumpkin Carvers: Master pumpkin carvers will demonstrate their skills and offer inspiration. Held both days from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oswald Visitor Center.
  • Bill’s Big Pumpkins: A screening of the new documentary, "Bill’s Big Pumpkins" at 2 p.m. Sunday in the MacMillan Auditorium of the Oswald Visitor Center.
  • German Wreath-Making Demonstrations: Members of the Minnesota Herb Society will demonstrate how to make a traditional German wreath using natural materials from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Oswald Visitor Center.
  • Fabulous Fall Foray: Take a guided hike to view the arboretum while learning about plants, fungi, and the animals that rely on them. Departs at 10 a.m. Saturday from the Oswald Visitor Center.

Ice Hawks, Family Chiropractic hold food drive for Channel One
Family Chiropractic and the Minnesota Ice Hawks will be teaming up to host a food drive to benefit Channel One, beginning Friday and running until Nov. 14.

Participants can take three cans of food to Family Chiropractic at 1014 Bel Air Lane N.W. or to any Ice Hawks game before Nov. 14; in return, they will receive a VIP pass. The pass will be good for a Health and Wellness Exam with Dr. Boyd Williams and $1 off a regular priced Ice Hawks ticket.

A celebration for the event will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at Family Chiropractic, featuring food, music, games, Ice Hawk autographs and pictures.

For more information, call 281-4878.

Common Threads clothing sale

WINONA — The sixth annual Common Threads clothing sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday at Saint Mary’s University’s Hall of Fame Room, in the Toner Student Center.


The sale will feature gently used clothing and footwear for men, women, youth and infants. Cost is 50 cents per item or $4 for a paper bag full of items.

The event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry and the student Peace and Justice group. This year, proceeds will go to the Winona Catholic Worker House and the SMU Peace and Justice group general fund.

For more information, contact Glenna at (715) 797-0210 or e-mail at

Tip of the Day

Heloise says:

If you are going to travel for more than two days, pack your laundry. Instead of all the careful folding and packing, take the laundry bag to a dry cleaner at your destination. Within a day or two, everything is clean and wrinkle-free.

For more Hints from Heloise, go to page C7.



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