Education

By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent The stage is set for a $4.75 million bond referendum in the Pierz School District. With the money, school officials propose to make $5.3 million in school facility improvements without raising property taxes. To do it, the Board is asking voters to renew a voter approved local levy option that expires in [...]

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The Swanville School District will hold a public informational meeting to discuss the upcoming operating referendum. This will be at held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the school auditorium. Members of the School Board, administration and representatives of Ehlers Inc. will be on hand to answer questions. The operating levy referendum is for [...]

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To provide our readers with information to help them in their decision-making at the polls, the Record sent out a questionnaire to each of the candidates for the Little Falls School Board and the Royalton School Board. Only candidates in races where the candidates outnumbered the seats available were sent questionnaires. In Little Falls, four [...]

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The city of Little Falls was recently awarded a technical assistance grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation to develop Safe Routes to School (SRTS) plans for five local schools. Safe Routes to School planning provides a framework for communities to increase opportunities for children to walk and bicycle to school safely. The federal transportation [...]

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Little Falls Community High School announced its homecoming queen and king candidates including front row (from left): Heidi Moe, Megan Koenig, Mikayla Gottwalt, Matison Gold and Elizabeth Theis. Back row: Thomas Bell, Joshua Kapsner, Connor Jorgensen, Ben Witt and Owen Justin. Coronation takes place Monday, at 7 p.m. in the Charles D. Martin auditorium. The homecoming royalty will [...]

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Swanville High School announced Jordan Sales, left, son of Bruce and Chris Sales, and Danica Hanson, daughter of Dan Hanson and Evelyn Hopko, were crowned as homecoming king and queen Sunday, Sept. 21. They will preside over weeklong activities including: Monday, the dress up day is “Would you still be my friend if I dressed like this?” [...]

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Pierz Healy High School announced its candidates for homecoming 2014. They include (from left): Theresa Stuckmayer, Basil Harrington, Zaryn Fleischhacker, Robbie Skiba, Kendra Fischer, Ethan Lochner, Beth Oldakowski, Kyle Becker, Sarah Detschman and Daniel Poegel. Coronation will take place Monday, Sept. 29, at 2:30 p.m. in the MAC at Pierz Healy High. The queen and [...]

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Royalton chose candidates for homecoming queen and king. Coronation will be held Sunday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. The Royals homecoming game will be played against New York Mills Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. Pictured are front row (from left): Abby Duevel, Hayley Gottwalt, Haley Olson, Jenna Skajewski and Jenna Trutwin. Back row: Kyle Billmeyer, Brady [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Erin Daninger has been hired as the new ag teacher at Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS) and she couldn’t be more excited. “I grew up on a dairy farm in Forest Lake and was one of two farm kids in my 2010 high school graduation class,” said the very enthusiastic [...]

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