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Students, teachers congratulated During the week of May 23-26, the Chippewa County Historical Society hosted our 27th annual Heritage Week. During this four-day period, more than 1,200 school children and adults attended this popular annual event with approximately 16 school children coming from St. Marys School, in Morris. Your community has a lot to be proud of. The children who participated in Heritage Week were courteous to the other students and adults in attendance, attentive to the instructors and "Village Residents" and were well prepared for their visit.
People from West Central Minnesota and those visiting the area for some time now have talked about establishing the area as the renewable energy capital of the U.S. Platitudes from politicians arent new, but in this case it really does appear as if the Stevens County is poised to mold reality around the lofty title. The latest step was Gov.
Wendy Lindberg of Morris passed on information about a worthy cause to remember, especially coming on the heels of Memorial Day weekend: I would like to take a moment to write to Sun Tribune readers to ask, well, a favor. I received an email a few days ago from my friend, Effie Horning, who is in contact with a staff Sergeant in the military currently serving over seas in Iraq. This is what he had to say in his letter: Effie, Great to hear from you! We are settled in and time is going by quickly which is a good thing.
Miss Midwest Brittany Kill is preparing for the Miss Minnesota pageant. See what shell be wearing as well as momentos from her year-long reign at a send-off party Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ottertail Building. The Miss Minnesota pageant will be held June 16-17 at the Tedd Mann Theatre on the University of Minnesota campus. Kill is one of 17 contestants participating in the program.
This is about the time of year many people decide to pick up a cute kitty or puppy as a pet. Trouble is, some might not have the money to prevent that cute kitty or puppy from eventually creating even more cute kitties and puppies. And huge problems. Families on tight budgets may not have the funds to spay or neuter their pets. But the Stevens Community Humane Society received a $2,500 grant from Spay/Neuter Initiative, Inc.
Chuck Molenaar might have lost a farm hand, but the Stevens County Soil and Water Conservation District gained a young agronomist. Rick Molenaar, 24, is set to begin his third week as the SWCDs Farm Bill Technician. The Renville native joined the SWCD after earning bachelors and masters degrees in agronomy from South Dakota State University. This feels like home, Molenaar said. As the Farm Bill Technician, Molenaar will help land owners and producers enroll in the various conservation programs available.
By Don Davis Forum Communications MINNEAPOLIS A man born in southwest Minnesota, raised in the west-central and central parts of the state and now a congressman representing areas around the Twin Cities is the Republican Partys pick to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton. U.S. Rep. Mark Kennedy took the stage of the Minnesota State Republican convention at 10:30 p.m. Thursday to the tune of Hard Working Man and accepted the partys endorsement.
The annual Kiwanis Talent Contest will begin Thursday evening, June 8, with a community supper at 5:30 p.m. Pre-contest entertainment will be provided by the"Kiwanis Quartet" at 6:45 p.m. The Talent Contest will begin at 7 p.m. All events are at East Side Park and the Killoran Bandshell. Early bird registration for the talent contest goes to the "Runestone Rockettes." All entrants are welcome but only the first 40 can be accepted for the four contest dates of, Thursday June 8, June 15, June 22, and June 29.
The sun came in and out of the clouds as evening approached Thursday, making MAHS fans wonder just what kind of atmosphere would prevail for their night ballgame. The Tigers were matched against the Knights of West Central Area. The sun came out from under for game-time and shone for a while, spelling a bright and pleasant atmosphere for coach Lyle Rambows boys who were primed for a top performance. The Tigers bore down to defeat the Knights by shutout, 2-0, behind the steady pitching of Chase Bo Rambow. Rambow tossed a two-hitter.