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Mabel-Canton student receives Presidential Volunteer Service Award


Fri, Apr 18th, 2014
Posted in Canton Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on April 15, 2014 at 7 p.m. All members were present. Student representatives Jon Selness and Sara Vettleson-Trutza were also present at the meeting.

The minutes from the March 18, 2014 board meeting were reviewed and approved.

The district wished to thank the people of Mabel and Canton for their support and generosity that was displayed during the annual Senior Turkey Dinner The Senior Class served over 1,900 people during the dinner that was held on March 30, 2014.

The board wished to congratulate the girls’ high school bowling team on coming in first in the conference and being conference tournament champions. They received a plaque which Cristal Adkins presented to the school district.

Sara Vettleson-Trutza was recently awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service award. She received a letter from President Obama in addition to a certificate. Vettleson-Trutza has spent many hours volunteering at Noah’s Bark dog shelter in Canton and at the Mabel Lutheran Church.

Abigail Hanson, a Mabel-Canton senior, won the Fillmore County Journal writing project.

The board reviewed and approved the 2014-15 school district calendar. The board also approved designating Christ Hansen to the Electronic Fund Transfers.

Todd Lechtenberg, Mabel-Canton’s business manager, reviewed the 2013-14 budget with the board and noted that there weren’t many changes to the budget since the last school board meeting. The board will see more cuts to the budget at the May 20 meeting.

The payment of the district bills and electronic fund transfers were approved.

Student representatives Jon Selness and Sara Vettleson-Trutza gave their report to the board. Vettleson-Trutza noted that the atmosphere at the school is currently different than normal due to the seniors being on their class trip to Washington D.C.

Principal Nolte stated that several students chose not to go on the senior class trip. He recommended that, over the next few months, the board members review the current guidelines for seniors who do not go on the class trip and revise them as necessary.

Superintendent Jennifer Backer reported that the enrollment numbers for the school district are stable. She also noted that, on April 9, Governor Dayton passed the anti-bullying law. Memorandums will be added to the student handbook as necessa .....
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Canton moves forward with spring projects

Fri, Apr 18th, 2014
Posted in Canton Government

The Canton City Council took a walk down the street to the old liquor store building at the beginning of the April 9 meeting to take a look at the current state of the building and discuss plans for rebuilding now that the weather is improving. Th ..... 
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Canton forgives over-run charges

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Canton Government

A resolution to forgive water/sewer over-run charges was approved at the March 11 meeting of the Canton City Council. There will be no charge for water/sewer over-run for the months of January, February and March due to extreme cold weather. Town ..... 
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Mabel-Canton’s Sumdog Math Competition participants win meet

Fri, Feb 21st, 2014
Posted in Canton Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on February 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. All members were present except for Troy Soiney and Mark Weidemann. Principal Jeff Nolte was also absent. The minutes from the January 21, 2014 board meeting were reviewed a ..... 
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Canton plans for big “Day Off”

Fri, Feb 21st, 2014
Posted in Canton Government

Every five years Canton’s “Day Off” explodes into a three day celebration that consumes the entire town. “It’s going to be big,” said Acting Mayor Cindy Shanks at the February 12 Canton City Council meeting as she went over the plans alr ..... 
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Birth Announcement - Macey Mae Richardson

Fri, Feb 7th, 2014
Posted in Canton Social Scenes

Bill and Carla Richardson of Canton, Minn. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Macey Mae. She was born on January 10, 2014. Macey weighed 8 lbs. 11.8 oz. and was 21 inches long. Waylon and Cayson welcome home their baby sister. Gran ..... 
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Leona M. Stortz

Wed, Feb 5th, 2014
Posted in Canton Obituaries

Leona M. Stortz, age 84, of Canton, Minn., died Sunday, February, 2, 2014 at the Shorewood Commons Assisted Living in Rochester, Minn. Leona was born February 26, 1929 on the family farm in rural Lime Springs, Iowa to George and Celia (Kuhn) Frana ..... 
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Canton makes progress of previous liquor store building

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
Posted in Canton Progress Edition

In 2013 the City of Canton made a decision to retain ownership of the city’s municipal liquor store with plans to close the business and use the building for other purposes. The city’s plan was to liquidate the remaining inventory and renovate th ..... 
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Mabel-Canton School Board expresses thanks to many

Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Posted in Canton Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on December 17, 2013 immediately following the Truth in Taxation meeting. All members were present. The minutes from the November 19, 2013 board meeting were reviewed and approved. The board wished to than ..... 
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