Archive | December 28, 2012

Scioto Arts thriving in rural Royalton  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer  James Daly wanted to be a woodworker. Growing up along the Scioto River in Ohio, he lived directly behind a lumber mill. “My mother saw that I had talent,” Daly said. “But then I got to toying around with painting.” He attended Columbus College […]

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Section corners will each have monuments By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Morrison County is seeking to expand the services provided by a county surveyor, hoping to do so without the cost of a full-time licensed employee and crew. All property in Morrison County is linked to the original public land system (PLS). With an up-to-date […]

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What are the strengths and shortcomings in public education that most need attention in 2013? Students, families, educators and others who read this column in more than 200 communities from Stillwater to Elk River and Waconia, from Little Falls to Caledonia, will have their own answers. Here are five key areas that I think should […]

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Some of the new laws that will take effect Jan. 1, 2013 are listed below. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Business  Business solicitation restrictions clarified: Licensed health care providers will be prohibited from using third parties to solicit business from those who have been in automobile accidents, unless […]

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The 32 students in the Upsala welding III and robotics classes will be working together to compete in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Challenge, an “intellectual sport of the mind.” FIRST Robotics Challenge involves high school teams building a working and mobile robot. They compete to accomplish a set […]

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DFL-controlled legislature begins work Jan. 8 By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol Reporter This legislative session will be a study in bulldozer politics. Within the bounds of the state constitution, Democrats can accomplish virtually anything they want. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton can watch the State Capitol fill for the new session Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, knowing his […]

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All Pierz area girls and boys, ages 10 – 14, as of Jan. 1, 2013, are invited to participate at the local level of competition for the 2013 Knights of Columbus (KC) Free Throw contest. The contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 8 a.m. at the Pierz Healy High School. There is […]

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The Royalton Knights of Columbus (KC) free throw competition will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the main gym at Royalton High School. This program provides for competition for boys and girls, ages 10 to 14 years old, from the local level with winners moving to the state and international […]

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The Royalton High School (RHS) senior high concert choir has been invited to sing the National Anthem at a Minnesota Gopher men’s basketball Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. The Gophers will play one of their biggest rivals, Illinois, at 5 p.m. at Williams Arena. The community is invited to also attend this game. Tickets to see […]

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