Swanville

By Kerry Drager Correspondent Alex Fellbaum of Culdrum Township near Swanville has a love and dedication for our furry and feathered companions. Since the third grade, Fellbaum has been active with livestock and the 4-H program. The first few years of his 4-H career was spent on animal nutrition and dairy cattle, but he has [...]

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By  LIZ VERLEY, Staff Writer Swanville’s City Council learned Wednesday, that its sewer permit from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will have changes, one being the city’s classification will be changed from a Class C to a Class B and the discharge will have to be tested every day. At the present time the city’s [...]

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By LIZ VERLEY, Staff Writer The request to be put on the Public Financing Authority’s 2013 Intended Use Plan (IUP) has been submitted by Swanville. If fully approved, the city could receive a loan of approximately $1.1 million to replace the existing water main, services and fire hydrants as part of the continuing work to replace [...]

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By LIZ VERLEY Staff Writer The Swanville Bible Church is 120 years old this year and invites the community and surrounding area, former members, pastors and friends to an open house Sunday, Nov. 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The church still stands at the corner of Third Street and Berkey in Swanville. Organized [...]

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By EMILIE THIESSEN Staff Writer emilie.thiessen@ecm-inc.com After a successful trial season last spring, Swanville volleyball coach Kerie Thoma said she hopes to start training the girls for a Junior Olympic (JO) volleyball league in December. During the trial period, the girls were able to play in five tournaments over the course of six months. “Their [...]

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