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All Royalton after-school activities are cancelled because of the weather conditions. This cancellation includes all varsity-level sports. The middle and high school choir concert is rescheduled to Monday, March 31. MAP will remain open until 6 p.m....Read More
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Andrew Wright utilizing wood, solar and wind energy sources by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer When Andrew Wright first began looking for property north of the Twin Cities, the structure he had in mind to build on it was a two-car garage with an apartment above. What happened next is not anything like...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Frozen drainage pipes were the cause of recent water issues at Royalton High School, causing meltwater to back up on the roof and invade a school hallway, March 10. “The water was supposed to run down a pipe in the wall, but was seeping out of plates in the hallway ...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Prompted by the possible construction of a 70-acre solar farm in southern Morrison County, the County Board conducted a review of its land use ordinance. Since solar energy was not even addressed in the ordinance, several terms related to solar energy were added in a ...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Many homeowners may not know that they are responsible for maintaining their septic system. Septic tanks should be inspected and pumped out periodically. Maintaining the system protects their investment in their home. It’s important for residents in areas without ac...Read More
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Exchange Club chooses 43rd Book of Golden Deeds recipient by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Jeanette Ploof has been involved in the community most of her life. But it wasn’t until after her husband’s death in 2004, that it became a full-time calling for her. Ploof was the eldest of seven children...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer County services for families and children are making a positive difference. “Because of the new school-based mental health programs, there is a definite improvement from where it was five years ago,” Social Services Supervisor Melanie Erickson told the County Boar...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Nearing the end of a tough road plowing/salting season and after fielding questions from the public about why road crews are out at certain times, Public Works Director Steve Backowski came to Tuesday’s County Board’s planning session with a short update. “We’...Read More
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