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Jeff Ryan voted onto Mabel-Canton School Board


Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in Canton Education

The minutes from the October 15, 2013 board meeting were reviewed and approved.

The board wished to congratulate Belle Sand on being named to the All-State Volleyball Team for 2013. It was also noted that the Veterans Day Program held at Mabel-Canton on November 11, 2013 went well. The school district would like to formally thank the veterans for their service to the local communities and to our country.

The consent agenda was approved. It included approval of the following winter and spring season athletic coaches; boys basketball: Doug Wyffels (Varsity), Doug Ward (B-Team), and Karl Urbaniak (C-Team), girls basketball: Adam Wilder (Varsity), baseball: Karl Urbaniak (Varsity) and Paul Tollefsrud (Assistant Varsity), softball: Kati Tweeten (Varsity) and Susie Monroe (Assistant Varsity). It also included approval of the coaches for the winter season of girls basketball: Tom Miller (Junior Varsity) and Tyler Augedahl (Junior High).

Also included on the consent agenda were approval of the monetary donation of $500 from the Canton Legion for basketball uniforms, approval of the monetary donation of $400 from the Mabel Lions Club for basketball uniforms, and approval of the monetary donation of $500 from the Mabel Legion for basketball uniforms. The board thanked the donors for their generosity.

The payment of the district bills were approved. Superintendent Jennifer Backer noted that the district is in deficit spending and that she would address where the money is going at the December meeting.

Principal Jeff Nolte gave his report to the board. He stated that November is when the tenure positions are evaluated and that there is a new peer evaluation component to the process. He also wished to compliment the PBIS group on their successful rewards ceremony. The annual 90-Club awards presentation was also held to recognize last year’s students who earned all A’s, B’s, and C’s.

Superintendent Backer gave a report of the enrollment numbers. Last year, at this time, there were 258 students enrolled and there are 256 enrolled right now. The usual trend is for the enrollment numbers to stabilize after Christmas.

The school received glowing reviews after the October OSHA assessment.

Superintendent Backer presented a new uniform replacement rotation schedule for the athletic and music departments which was approved by the board.

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Mabel-Canton School Board’s Dave Swenson resigns

Fri, Oct 18th, 2013
Posted in Canton Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on October 15, 2013 at 7 p.m. All members were present. The board accepted Dave Swenson’s resignation and thanked him for his 11 years of service as school board director. Swenson thanked the board for the ..... 
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Hanlon D. “Press” Prestby

Tue, Oct 15th, 2013
Posted in Canton Obituaries

Hanlon D, “Press” Prestby, 84, of Canton, died Friday, October 11, 2013 at Green Lea Manor in Mabel, MN. Hanlon was born March 26, 1929 to Hans and Marion (Oseth) Prestby, in Deer Park, WI. He moved at the age of 1 to a farm near Thief Rivers ..... 
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500th career victory for Mabel-Canton volleyball coach

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Canton Sports

On September 3 2013, the Mabel-Canton Cougar volleyball team took the court and played SEC foe Houston. The Cougars dispatched with the ‘Canes 3-0 in work-woman-like fashion. But the night was bigger than just competition. With the win, Cougar hea ..... 
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Mabel-Canton junior class brings proposal to city council

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Canton Government

By Hannah Wingert Representatives of the Mabel-Canton junior class addressed the city council to ask permission to plan a 5K fundraiser event on October 19, 2013. A route has not yet been determined, but they are planning to use Steam Engine Park ..... 
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Canton proposed tax levy set at 8 percent

Fri, Sep 20th, 2013
Posted in Canton Government

The Canton City Council set the 2014 proposed tax levy at 8 percent at its September 11 meeting, a number that will be reviewed and finalized in December. A proposed levy can be reduced before it is finalized, but not increased. In other financial n ..... 
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Mabel-Canton Board of Education discusses technology fees

Fri, Sep 20th, 2013
Posted in Canton Education

By Hannah Wingert The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on September 17, 2013 at 7 p.m. All members were present. The board wished to welcome the students and staff back to school for the 2013-14 school year. Congratulations were given to volle ..... 
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Engagement - Garness ~ Ehrhardt

Fri, Sep 20th, 2013
Posted in Canton Social Scenes

Sara Nicole Garness and John William Ehrhardt are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the bride are Kenneth & Fay Garness of Canton, Minn. Parents of the groom are Carroll Ehrhardt of Richland Center, Wis. and Lin ..... 
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Birth announcement - Gavin Ryan Peterson

Fri, Sep 13th, 2013
Posted in Canton Social Scenes

Chris and Brenda Peterson of Canton, Minn., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Gavin Ryan Peterson, on August 29, 2013. Gavin weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Chuck and Mary Stackhouse of Preston, Minn., ..... 
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