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Appeal of variance application denied

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — An appeal to a variance application originally denied by the city’s planning commission was again turned down by the Worthington City Council during Monday night’s meeting. 

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Civil Air Patrol veteran to be honored with Congressional Gold Medal

September 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARMINGTON — If you ever want to get Thomas O’Connor involved in something, you might be well advised to start by convincing his friends.

When the Farmington resident joined the Civil Air Patrol in 1942 as part of the first cadet squadron nati…continue reading on

Nasby receives Excellence in Service Award from CGMC

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Windom City Administrator Steve Nasby was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) on Thursday during the coalition’s three-day summer conference in Rochester for his excellence in service to Greater Minnesota.
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DWU named 2014 Great College to Work by higher education survey

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dakota Wesleyan University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The results, released today in The Chronicle’s seventh annual report on The Academic Workplace, are…continue reading on

PHOTO: MCS volunteer award

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Karen Prickett, activity supervisor for Firesteel Healthcare Center, said the MCS students and their teachers visit Firesteel every month to sing songs, help with coffee time and spend time with the residents. Prickett said the Volunteer of the Year …continue reading on

Students, farmer given Meritorious Service Award for saving toddler after crash

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL – Three Mitchell college students and an area farmer will receive a South Dakota Highway Patrol’s Superintendent’s Award for Meritorious Service for heroic actions following a fatal crash last September near Mitchell.

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PHOTO: Citizenship award

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell Christian School senior awards were given Thursday….continue reading on

PHOTO: MHS senior night

May 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Chamberlain, Platte teachers honored with Harry K award

May 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

OACOMA — The winners of the 2014 Harry K quality Educator Award are Trisha Burke, Chamberlain, and Shawn Wynia, Platte, it was announced recently. They will each be receiving a $2,500 check plus a collection of classroom resources to be presented to…continue reading on

Area weekly newspapers honored

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The newspapers published in Chamberlain-Oacoma, Presho and Freeman were among the most-honored weekly papers in the South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest, the results of which were announced Friday and Saturday a…continue reading on