Loren Boyum speaking every Sunday through March about Israel, Egypt By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Loren Boyum, Little Falls, is speaking each Sunday in Swanville on his trip to Israel and Egypt. He has divided his travels into eight lectures which end March 30. The talks begin at 9:30 a.m. and are located at the Swanville [...]
Dangerous cold, future snow, could mean a longer school year By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Local school districts have seen a record number of school closings this year, due to the severe cold which dropped from the Arctic. With temperatures in the minus 20 degree area, sometimes minus 30 degrees, and wind chills approaching minus 50 [...]
By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Swanville will be kicking off an anti-bullying program at an all-school, all-community gathering at the school Monday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. “It’s a perfect day to begin the Olweus Bully Prevention Program,” said Swanville High School Principal Sheryl Johnson. “It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a person who was an advocate [...]
Swanville High School has chosen Tyler Evans, son of Kevin and Mary Evans and Ashlie Kaun, daughter of Russ Kaun, as its ExCel Award winners for 2013-2014. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League, ExCEL — Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership — is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school [...]
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Half of the top 10 stories for 2013 have their roots in stories that made the top 10 for 2012, including charges of murder, the passage of same-sex marriage legislation, a Little Falls resident’s fight with City Hall and the fate of the Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op. While the top four [...]
‘Imagery in Glass’ encompasses detailed projects large and small by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The guitar sitting close to Paul Jensen’s glass studio workbench hints at the years spent playing for a rock band. Those years gave way to glass crafting in the 1990s. Jensen has never taken an art class. But he so enjoyed drawing [...]
Swanville senior Nikki Primus collected 13 points and junior Steph Koetter picked up 12 in a 56-38 defeat to visiting Pillager, Thursday. Primus also hauled in 14 rebounds to record a double-double. Junior Danica Hanson and freshman Madison Beseman each added four points.
Swanville started strong in its season opener against visiting Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (LPGE), Monday, jumping ahead 28-20 at halftime, but the Thunder rallied for a 55-43 win. Junior Steph Koetter was the top scorer for the Bulldogs with 15 points, followed by senior Nikki Primus with nine, junior Danica Hanson with eight and sophomore Haileigh [...]