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November 16, 2009
Nevis disbands police department
Nevis marked an historical moment this week, the council disbanding the city police department. A constable has served the village for more than half a century. The move came as a cost-saving measure, with an anticipated $18,000 trimmed from the city budget. "It was a difficult...
news / government
November 16, 2009 - 6:55am
November 2, 2009
HRA puts a stop to Nevis student home building project
Nevis students who intended to build a house on Main this school year will be packing up their hammers, moving on to other projects.
news / education / government
November 2, 2009 - 5:37am
August 28, 2009
Nevis Board dismisses longer school day grievance
The Nevis School Board's grievance committee, seizing on a technicality of a grievance filed on prospective actions, has denied the teachers' objection to increasing the school day by 22 minutes. The committee of Ed Becker, Sherm Anderson and Marv Vredenburg determined that "a grievance...
news / education
August 28, 2009 - 7:44am
June 24, 2009
Pig races in Nevis will determine Senate race winner
On your mark, get set - oink! And they're off, rounding the first corner with lightning speed, the crowd cheering the tiny piglets. But wait;...
June 24, 2009 - 5:11pm
May 30, 2009
Nevis extends class time for band/choir, electives
Nevis students will experience a longer school day next year, the school board agreeing to add 22 minutes to the day to alleviate scheduling conflicts with band and choir and add high school electives. Superintendent Steve Rassier said scheduling conflicts were anticipated with music...
news / education
May 30, 2009 - 5:36am
May 4, 2009
Nevis kindergarten home visits dropped
A novel idea to conduct home visitation for incoming Nevis kindergartners has been dropped due to parental rejection of the concept. Instead Nevis will be conducting a traditional kindergarten "roundup" in lieu of the home visitations. "The home visits are wonderful and are conducted...
news / education
May 4, 2009 - 4:53am
March 21, 2009
Issue of foul language in municipal bar causing schism among Nevis residents
The Friday night meat raffle packs the house at the Nevis liquor store and bar. Patrons fill the place, buying pull-tabs and a $1 chance to win one of several shrink-rapped packages of meat displayed in the corner of the bar, a weekly fundraiser for the Nevis Fire Department. Friday...
March 21, 2009 - 8:47am
March 19, 2009
Nevis teachers to make home visits with their kindergartners-to-be
Incoming Nevis kindergartners will get a personal touch next fall before enrolling. They'll get a home visit from the teacher. Letters went out last week to potential students for the 2009-10 school year informing them of the change. In the past, parents and kindergartners came...
March 19, 2009 - 8:49am
March 14, 2009
Nevis patrons told to 'be good or be gone'
Vulgarity in the Nevis liquor store may be coming to a halt. Foul language in the muni led to liquor store commissioner Heidi Schmeichel posting a sign advising patrons, "Be good or be gone." But the sign disappeared and profanities proliferated. "I'm asking for your help so this...
March 14, 2009 - 2:05pm
January 22, 2009
One person killed, one injured in two-car accident near Nevis
One person has died and another is in critical condition following a head-on collision east of Park Rapids Wednesday afternoon. Both victims were air-lifted to Innovis Hospital in Fargo, where Robert L. McGrath, 49, Minneapolis, was listed in critical condition Thursday morning. The...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Nevis students will embark on Germanic adventure
Lederhosen may soon become part of the dress code at Nevis School. At the request of the students, a group of 11 juniors accompanied by three chaperones will be heading to Europe this summer, Germany the destination. None of them sprechen Deutsch. The students approached Jodi Sandmeyer...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am