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Concerns about the County Road 19 railroad tracks, train and auto traffic were a major theme at the Loretto City Council meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 11. This topic surfaced in two discussions on the council’s agenda. One began with a presentation from Medina Police Chief Ed Belland about emergency preparedness for city officials. The other discussion [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN It was a big deal when Rockford won the section title in the jazz funk division to advance to state dance team tournament in the first year of competition. Elation rose to a peak when Rockford placed fifth out of 12 Class A teams in the state finals Friday at the Target [...]

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BY DAVID PEDERSEN Three area gymnasts could not be stopped in their quest to compete at the state gymnastics meet Feb. 21 and 22 at the Sports Pavilion on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. Delano placed second to Breck, 134.125 to 132.700 at the Section 5A meet at Breck and did not advance [...]

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Ninety Delano elementary age students have formed two casts to bring the story of “Willy Wonka” to life on the stage at Delano Middle School this week. Students in third through sixth grades will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21. Matinee performances will take place at 1 and 3 [...]

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Many new homes are in Medina and Corcoran BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   In these days when you often hear of schools closings and downsizing, Wayzata School District might be the exception to the rule. “We are growing,” Wayzata Supt. Chace Anderson said, in an online video regarding the vote. “We will grow twice [...]

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By JOHN HOLLER contributing writer Thanks to technological advancements, the way of doing business has changed in many respects. The home phone is going the way of the dinosaur. Computers have replaced many of the old-school forms of communication and the image quality of photos, whether from cameras or mobile devices, have become increasingly more [...]

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Gwen Egly, Media Center Specialist at Delano Middle School, was recently chosen as Delano Public Schools “Teacher of the Year” by her colleagues. Egly manages the media center in the middle school, teaches Research and Technology Skills to students in grades five and six, Web 2.0 tools to seventh grade students, and helps eight graders [...]

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BY DAVID PEDERSEN Rockford and Delano boys basketball teams took a break from hectic league action and faced off in a non-conference meeting of neighboring schools at Rockford Saturday. Delano won bragging rights with a 64-48 victory. The Tigers roared out of the gate to a 26-14 lead before Rockford finished the first half strong [...]

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