Author Archives: Charlie Warner

Lions celebrate win over Warriors

Spring Grove girls basketball team mates Katelyn Bjerke, Taylor Elton and Richell Mehus celebrated seconds after Elton knocked down a three-point shot in the final seconds of a 48-47 victory over the Caledonia Warriors Wednesday night during the Holiday Classic … Continue reading

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Fate of businesses that failed liquor compliance checks is discussed

By Charlie Warner Argus News Editor The Caledonia City Council approved the five on-sale liquor licenses for 2011, even though three of the establishments failed the liquor compliance check the Caledonia Police Department conducted last month. The city council decided … Continue reading

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Christmas Day dinner serves 265

For the third straight year, a very generous group of people gave up their time to provide a Christmas Day meal for shut-ins, those without families and anyone else who wanted a Christmas meal. The event was held at Elsie’s … Continue reading

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Have snowballs, will use them!!!

This group of Caledonia-area boys headed to the great outdoors during Tuesday’s “snowday”. Sliding on the large hill near the Four Seasons Community Center, building forts in the massive piles of snow on the north end of the parking lot … Continue reading

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December snow storms have city and county crews running on OT

By Charlie Warner and Craig Moorhead According to the National Weather Service, Southeast Minnesota received a record amount of snow during the month of December. Depending on whom you talk to, the Caledonia area received between 32 and 36 inches … Continue reading

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Spring Grove Pop ‘going national’ with shipment to the West Coast

By Charlie Warner Argus News Editor Spring Grove Pop, the delightfully sweet, smooth liquid treat that has been enjoyed by area residents for more than 115 years, will soon be tantalizing the taste buds of folks on the West Coast. … Continue reading

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Snow day sledding

 Area schools were closed Tuesday, due to the third blast of winter in as many weeks. And Caledonia youth took advantage of the snow day to enjoy some winter activities on a large hill just north of the Four Seasons … Continue reading

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Liquor compliance checks conducted, four failed the test

By Charlie Warner Argus News Editor The Caledonia Police Department conducted liquor compliance checks at nine on-sale and off-sale establishments in the city. Five passed with flying colors and four didn’t. The compliance checks were conducted Dec. 14 when an … Continue reading

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Caledonia Legion break-in part of a state-wide spree

By Charlie Warner Argus News Editor “This is way, way bigger than just a break-in in Caledonia. This has become a state-wide crime spree. We even have the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension involved in this,” said Caledonia Police Chief Kurt … Continue reading

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Liquor compliance checks conducted, four failed the test

By Charlie Warner Argus News Editor The Caledonia Police Department conducted liquor compliance checks at nine on-sale and off-sale establishments in the city. Five passed with flying colors and four didn’t. The compliance checks were conducted Dec. 14 when an … Continue reading

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