Cucumbers are in full swing so take advantage by heading to your local farmers market to purchase some. I prefer the Asian or Japanese or English style cucumber for fresh eating. This variety does not need to have the skin removed and the seeds are smaller, no need to take out.
To respond to the need for workers whose skills line up with the jobs available, the Litchfield Chamber of Commerce created a new scholarship program targeted specifically to financially assist adult learners as they pursue job skills training.
Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Office had people seeing dots when they participated in the annual golf tournament July 27. Some of the 80 golfers from local businesses who participated in the Chamber’s Hometown Golf Challenge, got into the spirit of this year’s theme, Divots & Dots. They drove decorated golf carts and wore colorful clothing at the scramble tournament, which included lunch and a short program. In addition, staffed holes at Crow River Golf Club gave businesses representatives the opportunity to share more about their company.
Statewide proficiency data from Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments show reading scores generally remained constant or increased slightly, while math scores remained largely constant or declined slightly. It appears disruptive cyber attacks did not threaten the validity of student scores.
A strong second quarter in the construction industry pushed building activity through the first six months of 2015 to a level more than twice the valuation of projects started during the same period of 2014.