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SWCD scholarship deadline fast approaching


Fri, Mar 11th, 2011
Posted in Education

Attention all Fillmore County graduating high school seniors! If you are pursuing a degree in natural resources, agriculture or a related field, the deadline to apply for a $500 scholarship from the Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is fast approaching. Applications must be received at the SWCD office by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011.

To apply, the student must complete an application and submit it to the SWCD office along with the required essay on what natural resource conservation means to you. Applications may be picked up at the SWCD office located at 900 Washington Street NW in Preston or online at www.fillmoreswcd.org.

If you have questions regarding the scholarship process or you would like more information, please contact Donna Rasmussen at the SWCD office at (507) 765-3878 ext. 3.

•Contact:

Jeanette Serfling

jeanette.serfling@fillmoreswcd.org

Fillmore SWCD

900 Washington St. NW

Preston, MN 55965

Ph: 507-765-3878 Ext. 3

R-P will not apply for Flexible Learning Year

Fri, Mar 4th, 2011
Posted in Education

The R-P school board has decided not move forward with an application to the Minnesota Department of Education. The move could have started the 2011-2012 school year approximately two weeks prior to Labor Day. The district initially felt that the ch ..... 
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St. Johns Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools' Week

Fri, Mar 4th, 2011
Posted in Education

"Securing Each Child's Future - Making Disciples," is the theme for this year's National Lutheran Schools' Week beginning March 6 - 12.

When the early German immigrants settled in Minnesota, they were concerned about the religious and secu ..... 
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Interactive TV technology

Fri, Mar 4th, 2011
Posted in Education



Jeff Thompson works as the IT technician at both Fillmore Central and Spring Grove schools. As a computer person, he is very excited about new technology that could mean big changes in the future of education.

Interactive television ..... 
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Fillmore Central Kindergarten Round-up set for March 17th

Fri, Mar 4th, 2011
Posted in Education

The Fillmore Central Elementary School in Preston will have its annual Kindergarten Round-up Information Meeting for parents and visitation for students on Thursday, March 17th, at 6:30 p.m. in the elementary gym. Please use the elementary entrance. ..... 
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Fillmore Central and the FLY?

Fri, Feb 18th, 2011
Posted in Education

On the same night as their February meeting, Fillmore Central School Board and administration held the second of the three required public meetings for the proposed Flexible Learning Year (FLY).

Luehmann explained to the audience that the d ..... 
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American Legion Post #40 announces scholarship availability

Sat, Feb 12th, 2011
Posted in Education

The American Legion Henry M. Guttormson Post #40 of Lanesboro, will be granting scholarships for college and/or technical training, to be paid to the accredited school of the recipient's choice. Other scholarships, except full scholarships, will not ..... 
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College News

Fri, Feb 4th, 2011
Posted in Education

Dean's List/Honor Rolls

• Rochester Community and Technical College: Blaine Coyle and Hannah Hall of Canton; Bradley Ackman, Amanda Boerboom, Ross Boerboom, Alexander Guderian, Joshua Harstad, Gina Jaquith, Joshua LaPlante, Robert Laures, ..... 
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R-P board welcomes new member

Fri, Jan 28th, 2011
Posted in Education



While the R-P school board remains nearly the same as in 2010, there is one new member. Angela Colbenson, a first-time challenger in the district, won the seat, receiving the second highest number of votes in the November election. While the ..... 
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