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Fillmore County Deputy Sheriff's Association awards scholarships


Fri, Jun 4th, 2010
Posted in Education

The Fillmore County Deputy Sheriff's Association awarded two $500.00 scholarships this year. The scholarship program was established by the association in 1998. Graduating high school students who are residents of Fillmore County and pursuing a career in criminal justice are eligible. The scholarships are funded by the association's annual fall country music show. This year's recipients were Nathan Hanson, son of Allen and Sandy Hanson from Fillmore Central High School and Mitchell Plaehn from Kingsland High School. Nathan Hanson will be attending Winona State University for criminal justice. Mitchell Plaehn will be attending the University of Minnesota, Crookston. The Fillmore County Deputy Sheriff's Association wishes each recipient the best of luck in pursuit of their careers.

County wide bullying grant

Fri, Jun 4th, 2010
Posted in Education

Fillmore Family Resources was awarded a county wide violence prevention grant in 2008. The grant is a Problem Solving Partnership Grant from Minnesota Dept. of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs. The primary goal of the grant is to increase sa ..... 
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Teen summer reading at the Chatfield Public Library

Fri, Jun 4th, 2010
Posted in Education

Summer is here! Come on down to the library and participate in the summer programs, or just check out a good book! All teens ages 13-18 are invited to participate in the Teen Summer Reading Program at the Chatfield Public Library. The Teen Summer Re ..... 
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Fire at Fillmore Central High School handled well by all involved

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Education

During the Fillmore Central School Board meeting on May 25, high school Principal Heath Olstad gave the board an update about the recent fire at the high school building. The fire occurred on Wednesday, May 19, during the lunch hour, and it started ..... 
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Living with D.A.R.E.

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Education

Living with D.A.R.E. does not only mean drugs, it means making right choices. You shouldn't let a friend make your choices for you, even if they are your best friends, because the choices may not always be something good, like having you do drugs. Y ..... 
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D.A.R.E.

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Education

I have learned how to make healthy choices for myself since being in the D.A.R.E. program. I also have learned many ways to say "NO" to bad peer pressure which will enable me to make good choices in my future. D.A.R.E. has alerted me about many harm ..... 
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D.A.R.E. report

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Education

I have learned what the definition of D.A.R.E. is and that is Drug Abuse Resistance Education. The decision-making model is Define Assess Respond Evaluate. I have learned to make good decisions and how to say no to smoking, tobacco and drugs. I have ..... 
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D.A.R.E.

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Education

During the past nine weeks Deputy Boyum has come in and talked about the D.A.R.E. program. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, which teaches kids and teens not to drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes. It also teaches them about inhalan ..... 
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D.A.R.E.

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Education

Before Officer Beck came and talked to us, I thought "dare" was just a way of challenging others. I used to dare my brother to go as fast as he could go down the driveway on his rollerblades. Now I know D.A.R.E. is an acronym for Drug Abuse Resistan ..... 
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