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Both the Delano and Hamel communities will pause to remember military veterans who have died and thank living veterans who have served. Events will take place in Hamel on Saturday, Nov. 9, and in Delano on Monday, Nov. 11. In Hamel both the public and veterans are invited to attend a donation breakfast at 7:30 […]

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Delano Public Schools announced recently that students achieved high marks in all areas of testing during the 2012-13 school year. The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment tests are the primary assessment tool used by the Minnesota Department of Education. Students in the “meets” or “exceeds” categories are considered proficient in the disciplines of math, reading, writing and […]

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by MATT SCHOEN, SUPERINTENDENT DELANO PUBLIC SCHOOLS Forbes Magazine has facilitated an in-depth study looking at high performing school districts in the nation compared to affordable housing. Their latest survey looking at “Best Schools for Your Housing Buck” has ranked Delano Public Schools No. 1 in the nation. The overall conclusion from this survey is […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN If Delano defeated Litchfield Tuesday after this issue went to press, the tennis team will have won an amazing eighth straight Wright County Conference championship. That also means that coach Kim Finn has not lost a league match since 2005. It appeared the streak could end this year after the Tigers graduated […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Both Rockford and Delano cruised to victory at different cross country invitational races last week. Delano won the boys division at the 10-team Waconia invite and Rockford topped the field on the boys side of the five-team Eden Valley-Watkins/Kimball invite. It was the fourth straight invitational victory for the Tiger boys after […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano played keep away during the 27-7 football victory over Waconia Friday for Homecoming. “We ran a lot of plays,” observed coach Merrill Pavlovich about the 63 snaps on the night that produced 391 total yards of offense. One negative stat was the six or seven holding penalties. Since many were overcome, […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The Rocket volleyball team posted its first Central Minnesota Conference victory in several years when defeating Kimball three games to two. “It was a huge game for us as a confidence booster to prove to ourselves that we have what it takes to win conference matches,” said coach Jennifer Stoa. “We were […]

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