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The Rockford Education Foundation held its annual fundraiser last month at the Rockford Township Hall. With attendance nearing 200, and a “Back to the ’80s” theme, the packed house enjoyed music and food. With more than 100 silent auction items donated by businesses and individuals, along with raffle items and cash prizes, this event raised [...]

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Congratulations to four recognized educational support staff members — Scott Larson, Sally Heikkinen, Michelle Friedrich and Paula Wanous. These four individuals were selected last spring for their outstanding work helping and supporting the students of Rockford. They were recognized at an Educational Support Staff Recognition Banquet held in September in St. Cloud. The Educational Support [...]

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Corina Sarsland’s seventh-grade science class recently enjoyed the results of a two-year experiment by tasting jelly made from grapes grown on the Rockford Middle School – Center for Environmental Studies campus, planted just two years ago from cuttings. Board Member Chuck Tryon has been a driving force behind planting grapes at the school. He has [...]

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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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Rockford Elementary Arts Magnet School is taking the arts to the next level. The Arts Magnet program is integrating piano lessons into all third-grade classes during the 2013-14 school year. Students have the opportunity to learn to play the piano or enhance their current piano skills in weekly piano lab group lessons during the school [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Rockford will have a lot of competition early in the cross country season when taking part in two major invitational’s within a week. The season opens for both the boys and girls squads at the Maple Lake Invitational, 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Next comes the Rocket Run, Rockford’s 20-team invitational, 4:15 [...]

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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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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano finished a close second to Osseo in the title match at the Farmington Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday. It was the school’s highest placing ever at the event. After splitting two close matches, Osseo won the tie-breaker 15-7. The Tigers also defeated New Prague 2-0, Winona 2-1 and Brainerd 2-0. Against Winona, [...]

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