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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 st...Read More
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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 w...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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 reall...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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 w...Read More
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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 a...Read More
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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 Universi...Read More
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Holy Family School teachers Cindy Miller, Jen Wanderscheid and Marlys Marthaler were awarded Accelerated Reader Model Classroom certification by Renaissance Learning. Model Classroom Certification acknowledges these teachers’ efforts to promote personalized reading practices, assess comprehension ...Read More
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  By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Jitters Java Cafe was recently given an award for outstanding achievement in food safety by the Stearns County Board of Commissioners. The award is given annually to one restaurant and one school in the county. Inspections are performe...Read More
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