Archive | February 17, 2012

By Liz Verley, Staff Writer  The Youth Energy Summit (YES) is described as a team-oriented youth program that uses hands-on, experiential learning and energy action projects to address energy opportunities and issues in rural Minnesota communities. Students are the energy of the YES program. YES teams are student groups representing schools or communities in grades 8 […]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer  Despite several rumors drifting around Central Minnesota, Royalton Public Schools are accepting open enrolled students. At Monday’s School Board meeting, members heard 19 out of the 67 kindergartners that registered for the 2012-2013 school year during the  annual kindergarten registration night, were open enrolled. Elementary Principal Phil Gurbada said,  “The registration […]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer  As most school districts  are doing, the Swanville School District is looking at making budget cuts from its 2012-2013 budget. Superintendent Gene Harthan told Swanville School Board members, Tuesday, he would bring his recommendation for cuts and layoffs to the Board’s March 13 meeting for action. At Tuesday’s meeting, Harthan presented […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Led once again by junior Maria Hauer, the Little Falls girls Nordic ski team placed seventh at Thursday’s state meet. Hauer, who won the Section 8A individual title, placed 42nd overall in 37:52.5. Junior Mattia Hendrickson was the next finisher, putting together a time of 39:20.8 on the day […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Given the team’s dominant play throughout the season, it appeared inevitable. With a 73-33 win over West Central Area, Thursday, it became official, as the Upsala girls basketball team clinched the Prairie Conference championship. The Cardinals’ defense shut down the Knights from the start, accumulating 25 steals to garner […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The score was closer, but the result was still the same, as Pierz capped the week with a close 63-57 home win over Maple Lake. The Pioneers led 39-32 at halftime before Maple Lake battled back to take the lead in the second half. Pierz rallied right back, though, […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Led by junior Alex Hiltner’s career-high 24 points, Holdingford outdueled Paynesville Area 68-64, Thursday. Juniors Beau Maciej (13) and Sam Butler (12) also reached double figures. Holdingford hosts Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted tonight.   Holdingford 68, Paynesville Area 64 Paynesville   35 29 – 64 Holdingford  32 36 – 68 Holdingford—Alex […]

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Conrad Stangl, 96 year old resident of Pierz, MN died Thursday, February 16 at the Pierz Villa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 24 at 10:00 A.M. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierz, MN with Father Gerald Dalseth officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may gather from 4:00-8:00 P.M. […]

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