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A portion of the cast of “I am A Star!” rehearses a scene as it prepares for public performances next weekend. In front, from left, are Kelsey Christoph, Allison Coyle, Taylor Wilford, Brendon Back, Rianna Ryan, Ashley Haugerud and Collen Dahle. Standing is Annalise Shupe. In back are Kasey Back, Baily Soma, Logan Dyerson, Brock Walsh, Dawson Schmidt, Payton Schwingle, Carlee Birch, Julia Haugerud, Alex Mathison and Kurtis Hershberger.  CHARLIE WARNER/NEWS LEADER
A portion of the cast of “I am A Star!” rehearses a scene as it prepares for public performances next weekend. In front, from left, are Kelsey Christoph, Allison Coyle, Taylor Wilford, Brendon Back, Rianna Ryan, Ashley Haugerud and Collen Dahle. Standing is Annalise Shupe. In back are Kasey Back, Baily Soma, Logan Dyerson, Brock Walsh, Dawson Schmidt, Payton Schwingle, Carlee Birch, Julia Haugerud, Alex Mathison and Kurtis Hershberger. CHARLIE WARNER/NEWS LEADER
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Wednesday, May 04, 2016 10:00 AM
Persons taking in the Fillmore Central all-school play on Friday and Saturday, May 13 or 14, will actually be getting two plays for the price of one. The seventh and eighth grade drama students will be presenting “Fumpled Fairy Tales” as a preliminary presentation before the high school students take the stage for “I Am A star!”

  • Harmony youth named outstanding student in college
    Ryan Bigalk, son of Terry and Jan Bigalk of Harmony, was named the outstanding student in the College of Liberal Arts, Sociology: Criminal Justice Law Enforcement department at Winona State University. Bigalk was honored during the Evening of Distinction held on the Winona State campus on May 5.

  • Madeline Snyder of Lanesboro is one of 42 high school seniors to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services.

  • Fillmore Central Community Education and area businesses partnered up to encourage a reading program for kids in pre-school through sixth grade to promote Read Across America month in March.  

  • Fillmore Central’s theater department to offer double bill on stage next weekend
    Persons taking in the Fillmore Central all-school play on Friday and Saturday, May 13 or 14, will actually be getting two plays for the price of one. The seventh and eighth grade drama students will be presenting “Fumpled Fairy Tales” as a preliminary presentation before the high school students take the stage for “I Am A star!”

  •   Kiera Olson, a junior trumpet player at Fillmore Central, was selected to participate in the 2016-17 All State Concert Band. 
  • The Mabel-Canton High School has released the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2015-2016 school year.

  • Fillmore Central High School has released the names of students earning a place on the third quarter honor roll for the 2015-2016 school year. The students are listed below by class.

  • Fillmore Central band members performed at the Minnesota State High School League Small Group Contest in Rushford last week.  

  • Students in grades K-8 are invited to enter the Minnesota Safe Routes to School’s Bike to School poster contest. Entry deadline is April 20.

  • The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services, ACA, is once again offering grants to support agriculture education and classroom equipment. Designed to help alleviate some of the financial constraints in rural high schools, grants of up to $3,000 each will be awarded. A total of $50,000 will be available.

  • The annual Fillmore Central spring band concert is now scheduled for Monday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in the high school varsity gymnasium in Harmony. This change in schedule avoids a conflict with other important school activities.

  • M-C students to present ‘All In The Timing’
    Nine Mabel-Canton High School students have been working for the last six weeks on their lines and stage positions for the presentation of “All In The Timing,” which will be presented this Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, at the Mabel-Canton gym. 

  • Fillmore Central turns  $2,500 grant into $15,000
    Fillmore Central families turned a $2,500 Chevrolet Drive for Education grant into $15,000 by casting online votes in support of a project that will improve the baseball field in Preston. 

  • Exchange student enjoying new experience at Lanesboro
    Teresa Schnatz of Germany liked the idea of going on an adventure. The thought of being in a completely new country, surrounded by total strangers, held a certain appeal to her after visiting the United States while on vacation in 2014.  Once she saw how people lived in this country, her plans turned toward pursuing the foreign exchange program to live amongst a different people for a year.

  • Mabel-Canton High School has released the names of students earning a place on the second quarter and first semester honor rolls for the 2015-2016 school year. The students are listed below by class.

Special Session

The Minnesota Legislature was left with some unfinished business after their Sunday deadline passed this week. Do you think Gov. Mark Dayton should call for a special session so the lawmakers can tie up these loose ends?


 

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