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Semcac Annual Meeting


Fri, Apr 12th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Features

Rushford, MN – Semcac held its Annual meeting in St. Charles on April 8th, 2013. The Board certified consumer sector elections and welcomed the following new members: Sandra Fleming, representing consumers in Freeborn County; Tina Bell, representing consumers in Mower County; and Brenda Boettcher, representing consumers in Winona County. Neil Witzel was elected by the Board to represent people with developmental disabilities and their families in Dodge County as a private sector member. Polly Glynn is the new public sector member for Mower County and also serves as a Mower County Commissioner.

Ruth Fallon’s election was certified after being selected to serve a second term as the consumer sector representative for Fillmore County. Bob Youngerman retired his position as the Winona County private sector member after nine years of dedicated service. His expertise and insight will be missed.

The Semcac Board also reviewed the annual report, approved 2013 strategic planning and went over committee reports. Senior Services gave their annual review and the Executive Director report was presented and discussed. The night ended with the election of officers and the Executive Committee. The following officers were elected: Larry Connery, President; Joseph Hoffman, Vice President; Janice Ball, Secretary; John Bashaw, Treasurer; Ruth Fallon, Lenore Fries and Lyle Tjosass were elected as committee members. The Executive Committee, including officers, is elected each year at the Annual Board of Directors meeting and acts on behalf of the Board with their control and guidance. The meeting adjourned after elections.



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Early years are learning years with Rushford-Peterson Community Education

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Features

Rushford-Peterson Community Education offers many opportunities for early childhood aged children and their families. Our Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) classes are open to birth-5 year olds. Parents and children attend the themed classes t ..... 
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R-P sets up Clay Target team

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2013
Posted in Rushford Features

By Kirsten Zoellner Want to know the fastest growing sport in Minnesota? With March Madness in the air you may think basketball, but surprisingly, it’s trapshooting. Since its inception as league sport for Minnesota students in 2001, the popula ..... 
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Rushford grows Nanotechnology

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Features

In 2002, Rushford Institute for Nanotechnology put the city on the map with the growing technology. Now, Rushford NanoElectroChemistry, an independent company, has garnered further attention and hopefully given rural technology development a boost. ..... 
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A green wedding for a lively couple

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Jan 11th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Features

Ask a bride how she hopes the big day will be and you’ll frequently get “beautiful,” “classy,” “fun,” and sometimes even “perfect.” While it’s obvious that Shannon Hyter and Evan Meier’s wedding will be these things, the first ..... 
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R-P referendum forum hits at questions before big vote

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Dec 14th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Features

There was a packed house with more than 100 local residents at the second R-P referendum open forum last Monday evening. Administration staff, school board members Angela Colbenson, Daniel Munson, John Nitecki, and Greg Smith, and representatives fr ..... 
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Marine Credit Union has made its move

Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012
Posted in Rushford Features

Marine Credit Union has relocated its Peterson Branch to Rushford, Minn. The new location was opened on Monday, November 12, 2012. Marine Credit Union is now located at 218 South Mill Street in Rushford. The new location offers more privacy for st ..... 
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Rushford Days 2012 featuring sanctioned Pedal Pull

Fri, Jul 13th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Features

The Rushford Days Festivities Committee is thrilled to announce that this year the Pedal Tractor Pull will be a qualifying sanctioned event by the Minnesota State Pedal Pulls Association. Kids ages 4 through 11 compete against kids from their own ag ..... 
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RINTek to host nanotechnology conference, youth camp, and trek

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, May 28th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Features

Rushford Institute for Nanotechnology (RINTek) dubs nanotechnology as “the most all-encompassing enabling technology of our time” and rightfully, so. According to data, the nanotechnology field is currently a $200 billion industry. That number i ..... 
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