Guatemala

K-2 students learning language and culture by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Spanish words and phrases are heard ringing in the halls and classrooms of Royalton Elementary School during the first year of expanded Spanish instruction in the district. “It’s been a dream for a lot of years to offer a foreign language here,” said Elementary Principal [...]

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Nancy Olson lends her expertise to help the local people   By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Nancy Olson has been going to Guatemala every year since 1992. It’s not a trip to lay in the sun, swim and shop. It’s a trip with other medical personnel to help the Guatemalan people with various medical issues. Olson is [...]

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Soccer games were also on the schedule  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer From June 10 – 19, eight people from Morrison County joined with eight others from around the state and traveled to Guatemala on a mission trip. The group had both soccer and their Christian faith in common. Several of the travelers are part of [...]

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Mark Kruger of Rice collected unwanted items to change the lives of others  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Rice Boy Scout, Mark Kruger, 18, became an Eagle Scout June 29. He not only  earned the required 21 badges, but also planned and executed a service project where he led others in benefiting a community organization. Kruger, [...]

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