Thursday, July 9, 2020

County News

The future of the West Concord Public Charter School now rests with parents of current and future students. After a motion to close the school failed on a 3-2 vote, School Board members agreed to make a final attempt to increase the student population and to make a final decision after an...
On April 24 through the 26 Triton FFA attended the 87th annual Minnesota State convention. Our chapter had 28 students along with three chaperones attend. The students competed in various Career Development Events such as: Best informed greenhand, Creed speaking, Horse evaluation, Livestock...
She may be in her first year in the Triton High School FFA but already Martha Moenning is well on her way to accomplishing her FFA goals. Moenning won the first place in the state Creed Speaking contest in April and this coming fall will be headed to the national FFA Convention to compete in the...
A serious financial shortfall is causing West Concord Public Charter School to look at all areas of the program. At two meetings last week the board members agreed that to remain viable for the next school year the school must revert to a kindergarten through fifth grade format. Board members also...
Triton kindergarten students learned about nature recently with some help from the Triton High School Environmental Science class. The four kindergarten classes met with the older students on two days as they studied about the environment and Earth Day. Wednesday was spent in the classroom where...
Triton kindergarten students were spending time with S.T.E.M. (Science, technology, engineering and math) concepts last week and doing so in a fun manner. For two hours Friday afternoon the students rotated through four different project areas, each one led by one of the kindergarten teachers....
Dodge Center is back to square one in the search for a new ambulance director after the city and the selected candidate were unable to reach agreement on salary. At the April 11 meeting the council voted to offer employment to Brett Rima and directed City Administrator Lee Mattson to negotiate a...
The sap was running on a rainy morning recently as the kindergarten classes at Triton Elementary School boarded the buses for the “Sugar Shack.” The Sugar Shack is a small building on Billie and Jeff Cowell’s property in rural Claremont. It is there that the sap collected from the maple trees is...
An Eagle Scout project, awarding seal coat bids and the results of a water tank inspection were among the items discussed at the most recent West Concord City Council meeting last week. Council members gave their approval to an Eagle Scout project by West Concord Scout John Zeller. Zeller requested...
As Cody Snow, 29, works his field on the outskirts of Kasson, he notes the positive. “We have good moisture for planting,” he said. “It is making for good germination.” Snow has a concern shared by most farmers, though. This field corn farmer is concerned about the future moisture. “I’m hoping for...

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