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Severe Weather Awareness Week


Mon, Apr 19th, 2010
Posted in Education

Severe Weather Awareness Week will be observed April 19-23, 2010. Fillmore County Emergency management would like to remind our residents to be aware and prepare for severe weather.

Thursday, April 22nd is statewide Tornado Drill Day. Fillmore County will participate in the statewide drill at 1:45 p.m. to allow schools, business, hospitals and other organizations to practice their emergency plans. Know the difference between watches and warnings. A watch means weather conditions are favorable. You should make plans to seek shelter immediately.

Warnings mean severe weather has been reported or is imminent. You should seek shelter immediately. Warnings are issued by county names. Make sure everyone in your business or home knows the name of the county you are in and ones that surround you.

Being prepared and staying alert is the key in planning for severe weather whether it is a tornado, lightening, flash flood, wind, hail or heat wave. If you would like more information on what to do in severe weather, contact Mike Ask, Fillmore County Emergency Management at 507-765-3874.

Note: Fillmore County will be activating weather alert sirens on April 22nd at 1:45 pm .

Fillmore Central chisels away at transportation and extra-curricular activity costs

Fri, Mar 26th, 2010
Posted in Education

Decisions are being made and details being worked out in Fillmore Central's budget, which means a lot of changes for the 2010-2011 school year.

Superintendent Myrna Luehmann discussed some of the things they have been working out to help sav ..... 
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Farm-to-school efforts double in Minnesota

Fri, Mar 26th, 2010
Posted in Education

The number of Minnesota school districts purchasing fresh food from local farms has more than doubled in the last 15 months, according to a survey released today by the Minnesota School Nutrition Association (MSNA) and the Institute for Agriculture ..... 
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Fillmore Central small group contest

Tue, Mar 23rd, 2010
Posted in Education

Congratulations to the Fillmore Central High School Band department for its recent strong showing at the Minnesota State High School League Small Group Contest on Monday, March 16, 2010, in Austin, MN.

The band sent 16 entries, involving ove ..... 
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National Weather Service to hold Skywarn training

Tue, Mar 23rd, 2010
Posted in Education

The National Weather Service (NWS) will be holding a SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter Training class in Harmony, MN, on Wednesday, April 7th. The training will be held at the Harmony Fire Station just south of town, starting at 6:30 p.m.

The c ..... 
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New and exciting happenings at the Harmony Public Library

Tue, Mar 23rd, 2010
Posted in Education

Thanks to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a generous donation to the Harmony Public Library by Tami Hoag, the Harmony Public Library will be getting three new public access computers and one Children's Learning Center computer this year, w ..... 
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School Readiness Program

Tue, Mar 23rd, 2010
Posted in Education

We are happy to invite you to attend Fillmore Central's 2010-2011 School Readiness Program for children 3/4 and 4/5 years of age.

School Readiness offers a preschool experience to students that are 3-5 years of age. The 3/4 year olds have t ..... 
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Help make a foreign exchange student's year a little brighter...

Tue, Mar 23rd, 2010
Posted in Education

Give by opening your hearts and homes to an international exchange student from abroad. The students are becoming more and more anxious to learn about the family they will be living with for the semester or school year. Students are between the ages ..... 
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Chatfield school board agrees on list of candidates for superintendent

Fri, Mar 19th, 2010
Posted in Education

At the Chatfield School Board's March 15 meeting, the list of fourteen candidates for superintendent was whittled down to six. The six will be interviewed soon. Chairman Jerry Chase said board members may have different parameters on what they are l ..... 
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