Upsala
Community joins together to deliver message to teens   By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] Christmas decorations in Upsala hold 1,700 bulbs, leading the City Council to look for more cost-effective ways to light up the town during the holiday season. “We put in 1,200 new bulbs this year at about 25 cents each,” said Maintenan...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected] 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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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected] As Elementary Librarian Wanda Erickson presented a video report to the Upsala School Board Wednesday, the flow was repeatedly interrupted while her laptop took time to catch up. This led directly into Technology Coordinator Curtis Robertson...Read More
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By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer [email protected] Karin Nelson of Nelson Insurance presented to the Upsala City Council Monday the results of a building audit by the Minnesota League of Cities. As result of the audit, many buildings received a new value. “The League is requesting pretty ...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected] The Upsala School District had been overcharged by two companies in recent billing, Superintendant Gery Arndt reported at Wednesday’s meeting. District Administrative Assistant Colleen Harren caught the errors and started looking into the...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected] For four years, St. Francis of Assisi Church has presented “Journey with Jesus to Calvary,” a play written by Jane Keppers. “The play was written as an alternative to just reading the story to the elementary religious education student...Read More
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