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By JENNIE ZEITLER Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Upsala Supt. Gery Arndt presented a proposal for making up both snow days and state tournament days to the School Board March 27. The district cancelled school four days during the school year, two because of snow storms and two because of state tournament appearances. School will be in [...]

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Other business that came before the Upsala School Board March 27 included: • Extending congratulations to the the boys and girls basketball teams and coaches. “We have been receiving many compliments about their sportsmanship,” said Supt. Gery Arndt. “I can’t say enough about the support we’ve received from the community;” • Discussing the rental of [...]

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By JENNIE ZEITLER Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com The Upsala School District received bids from two firms for replacement of both of the school’s boilers. The Board voted to accept the bid from Twin Cities Boiler Repair in St. Michael for $22,500. This was nearly half of the second bid of $47,558 from Moorhead Machinery and Boiler [...]

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Other business that came before the Upsala City Council Monday included: • Extending congratulations to two Upsala wrestlers, the girls basketball team and the boys basketball team for their appearances in state tournaments. “We are very proud of them,” said Mayor Rollie Johnson. “They really put us on the map;” • Approving a gambling permit [...]

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By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com The annual audit of the city of Upsala has brought attention to some account discrepancies. “There is an apparent clerical error that happened in 2011,” said City Clerk/Treasurer Adrian Welle. “It looks like numbers were just entered wrong.” “There is no money missing,” said Mayor Rollie Johnson. “The accounts are [...]

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  Rescue Tube training offered by Rice grain-bin company By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Leon and Janet Skroch, owners of Complete Grain Systems Inc., received the Minnesota Top Dealer award for 2012 at a recent Grain Systems Inc. (GSI) national dealers meeting. They were also the recipients of a platinum sales award. GSI is [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com With the coming of spring, it is time for the annual CentraCare Health System-Sauk Centre Hospice Spring Fling Supper and Auction. This year’s event will be Friday, April 5, at the Sauk Centre American Legion. The supper and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m. and the live auction [...]

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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension Fertilizer expenses for growing corn in 2011 ranged from a bottom 10 percent average of $26/acre to a top 10 percent average of $188/acre. This is based on Farm Business Management Records sorted for Stearns, Benton and Morrison counties. The University of Minnesota Extension will host a workshop [...]

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