Minnesota
by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Drug activity has been picking up in Morrison County, Sheriff Michel Wetzel told the County Board. “Over the last year we’ve seen an increase,” he said at the Board meeting, Sept. 10. “For a long time, there has not been as much methamphetamine. First, ...Read More
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Adelle Chisholm’s passion for baby items produces new business  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Long before she had children, Adelle Chisholm had a passion for baby things. She helped friends decorate their nurseries and spent hours researching baby products. “It had always been a burni...Read More
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Bright colors and artwork make strong first impression on new teachers  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Each new teacher at Royalton Elementary immediately noticed the displays of artwork all around the school building as they entered for the first time. “I think it brings culture to the s...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Royalton Middle/High School welcomed new staff members to the school as the new academic year began, Sept. 3. Science teacher Patrick Ross grew up in Coon Rapids and has taught in McGregor, Eagle Bend and Minnetonka. “I’m excited about the school forest and...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer During the most recent legislative session, the state of Minnesota gave local school boards the authority to convert up to $300 per adjusted pupil unit from a voter-approved referendum authority to a Board-approved referendum authority. The tax increase could potentia...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   After attending a Ramp-Up to Readiness™ workshop in Minneapolis early this month, Royalton Middle/High School Principal Joel Swenson is convinced of the need for the program in Royalton. “Very few workshops have ever left me thinking, ‘This is exactly wha...Read More
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