Upsala
By Kerry Drager Correspondent Roger Roerick grew up on his father’s dairy farm. As an adult, he entered the workforce as a construction worker and worked for five years in the construction industry. In 1983, he grew tired of working for someone else. He missed life on the farm and wanted to be his...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Youth Pastor Josh Hodgson of the Community Covenant Church has taken on the role to inspire youth in the Upsala area. His mission is to guide them to follow their interests and goals while staying true to their love in God and learning what it takes to be a good leader....Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com 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 received unique privile...Read More
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Community joins together to deliver message to teens   By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com Upsala students in grades 9 – 12 witnessed something a person hopes never to have to watch — the aftermath of a fatal car crash. Morrison County’s annual mock car crash w...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com It was the supportive atmosphere and confidence-building that drew 2012 Upsala graduate Marjorie Schleper to the National FFA Organization (formerly known as Future Farmers of America.) While still in elementary school, Schleper was allowed ...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Rather than sending the usual blue-colored postcard to water account customers who are behind on their payments, Upsala City Administrator Adrian Welle sent certified letters in September. “Ten of them responded immediately, and of those ...Read More
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