Upsala

By Kerry Darger, Correspondent A house is never just a house to the people who call it their home. It is where children and grandchildren are raised, where goodbyes and hellos occur and where the laughter of today becomes the memories of tomorrow. Keeping a house looking fresh isn’t about vanity, it’s about honoring a home [...]

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By KERRY DRAGER, Correspondent Upsala Dean of Students Vern Capelle will be working with staff throughout the summer to complete the new staff evaluation form that will be implemented next year. There is currently a draft in place, but some items still need to be worked out before it is presented to the board for approval. [...]

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Phil and Jan find joys and challenges in East African country by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Phil and Jan Gerth of Upsala traveled to the East African country of Tanzania in December 2013,  to visit their son, Ben, and his family. They participated in the daily routine tasks of their son’s family as well as [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The city of Upsala will host a public hearing regarding improvements to Walnut Avenue and Hillcrest Street, Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Roach Development, with offices in Little Falls and townhome developments in Stearns, Todd, Morrison, Otter Tail, Pope, Wadena and Benton counties, has not yet [...]

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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 [...]

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A talent search for the “finest and funnest” from the Upsala area is now under way to fill the program for the Upsala Community Variety Show VI set for Sunday, Feb. 23. A wide variety of acts are being sought, including musical numbers, skits, stunts, lip syncs and dances. Four prizes will be awarded: $100 [...]

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Host Upsala narrowly fell 58-52 in overtime to section rival Sebeka, Monday. Senior Kaelin Smieja led the way, draining a trio of threes en route to a 15-point performance. Freshman Katlin Welinski (11), junior Brooke Westrich (9) and senior Katie Ripplinger (6) were the next leading scorers, with sophomore Kiley Smieja pulling down a team-high [...]

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Christian Pekarek once again led the way against St. John’s Prep, scoring 23 points, while Dylan Zimmerman (12) and Jeffrey Halverson (10) also reached double figures as Upsala cruised to a 71-45 road win, Tuesday. Jeremy Halverson contributed nine points and junior Keith Ripplinger picked up seven, with Zimmerman snatching 17 rebounds and distributing four [...]

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