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SWCD offers $500 returning college student scholarship


Fri, Jul 18th, 2014
Posted in All Education

Are you a college student returning to school this fall? Could you use an additional $500 for college expenses? Are you pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, Agriculture or related field? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then you should apply for the $500 scholarship being awarded by the Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Applications are available at the Fillmore SWCD office located within the USDA Service Center at 900 Washington Street in Preston or online at www.fillmoreswcd.org/scholarships. To be eligible, you must be a returning college sophomore, junior, or senior; be pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, Agriculture or related field; be enrolled in classes for fall; and not a prior scholarship recipient. Applications must be received at the Fillmore SWCD office by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 and must include an essay, in 500 words or less, on “What Natural Resource Conservation Means to Me”. The scholarship winner will be chosen by the Fillmore SWCD Board of Supervisors at their August meeting.

For more information, please contact Donna Rasmussen at the SWCD office at (507) 765-3878 ext. 3.

Mabel-Canton Schools face budget cuts

Fri, Jul 18th, 2014
Posted in Canton Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on July 15, 2014 at 7 p.m. Principal Jeff Nolte was not present nor were board members Cristal Adkins, Jane Hall, or Troy Soiney. The minutes from the June 17, 2014 board meeting were reviewed and approved. ..... 
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Mabel-Canton Schools face budget cuts

Fri, Jul 18th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on July 15, 2014 at 7 p.m. Principal Jeff Nolte was not present nor were board members Cristal Adkins, Jane Hall, or Troy Soiney. The minutes from the June 17, 2014 board meeting were reviewed and approved. ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson schools receives books to promote early literacy

Thu, Jul 10th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

Owatonna, Minn. - Rushford-Peterson Schools was one of 29 organizations to receive donated books through Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation’s (SMIF) BookStart program, a partnership between SMIF and Capstone. This grant program, which awarde ..... 
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College News 7.14.14

Thu, Jul 10th, 2014
Posted in All Education

Dean’s/President’s List •Iowa State University: Gwendolyn Mae Petrillo of Fountain, Minn.; Casey John Ristau of Preston, Minn.; Lucas Allan Johnson of Whalan, Minn.; Kathleen E. Roberts of Wykoff, Minn.; •Drake University: Kyli Torkelso ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson Schools School Board Election for Fall 2014

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Village Education

The school board elections will take place with the fall general election to be held on Tuesday, November 4. There will be three openings on the Rushford-Peterson Board of Education and the terms will be for four years. Angela Colbenson, Daniel Muns ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson Schools School Board Election for Fall 2014

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

The school board elections will take place with the fall general election to be held on Tuesday, November 4. There will be three openings on the Rushford-Peterson Board of Education and the terms will be for four years. Angela Colbenson, Daniel Muns ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson Schools School Board Election for Fall 2014

Thu, Jul 3rd, 2014
Posted in Peterson Education

The school board elections will take place with the fall general election to be held on Tuesday, November 4. There will be three openings on the Rushford-Peterson Board of Education and the terms will be for four years. Angela Colbenson, Daniel Muns ..... 
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Fillmore Central to offer trap shooting

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

Members of the Harmony Conservation Club attended the Fillmore Central School Board meeting on June 24. Board member Sue Sikkink explained they had approached her with the idea of starting a trap shooting team at Fillmore Central. The trap shooti ..... 
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