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MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS prepare to board the buses to Peterson. They are among the 675 students enrolled at R-P this year. More enrollment statistics on page nine.
WALKERS young and old come out to support GSLS Saturday morning in the fourth annual Celebrate Age Walk. Photo by Matthew Rodenburg
WALKERS young and old come out to support GSLS Saturday morning in the fourth annual Celebrate Age Walk. Photo by Matthew Rodenburg
Friday, September 12, 2014 10:30 AM
For the last three years, Good Shepherd staff has hosted the “Celebrate Age” walk, a fundraiser for Good Shepherd Lutheran Services. This year, rather than hosting the event in May, as has been done in the past, the walk happened last Saturday.
  • Once again, the would-be community center building was the topic of discussion during much of last Wednesday’s regular EDA meeting.

     
  • With a preliminary budget due later this month, the City of Rushford Village council was busy last Tuesday evening trying to settle on a figure for 2015’s tax levy.

     
  • Lynndyn Bridge to close after three years of business

    In November of 2011, Bridgette Kampa started a new restaurant in downtown Rushford, Lynndyn Bridge. On September 21, that three years dream will end as Lynndyn Bridge prepares to close their doors for good.

     
  • Little Lambs preschool gains new teacher

    Little Lambs preschool, at St. Mark’s Lutheran church in Rushford has a new addition to their staff. Marsha Morching began teaching last week.

     
  • Exchange student adapting to different lifestyle

    Rushford- Peterson high school has a new face in its sophomore class as Sofia Kostiukova of Togliatti, Russia, joins the class this year.

     
  • Celebrate Age Walk raise funds for Good Shepherd
    For the last three years, Good Shepherd staff has hosted the “Celebrate Age” walk, a fundraiser for Good Shepherd Lutheran Services. This year, rather than hosting the event in May, as has been done in the past, the walk happened last Saturday.
     
  • The Fillmore County board held off on awarding bids for the Greenleafton wastewater system project after raising several questions during its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 9.

     
  • Are metals, or even water, hiding in our ‘basement?’

    When metals potentially worth billions of dollars are hidden in the earth's crust, it piques the interest of more than just a handful of geologists.

     
  • Koenen going thirty years strong at R-P
    The past 30 years, Duane Koenen, science teacher and assistant football coach, has been building strong relationships with students, staff members, and the community in the Rushford-Peterson School District. 
  • The Rushford Peterson Valley Chamber of Commerce is asking residents to spend their Rushford Bucks at participating businesses by October 31, 2014. The Rushford Bucks program will be discontinued at this time. 
  • Thirteen years ago, America saw the worst terrorist attack to hit our country. This was an event that changed everything and created such a rift that many can understand what you mean by “post 9/11 culture” or vice versa. To honor those who lost their lives on that day, or the soldiers who have lost their lives since, the Rushford Legion riders and the Farmers Coop Elevator teamed up to raise the American flag each year on September 11. 
  • Every year, Rushford-Peterson Schools host Walk to School Wednesdays during the fall season. The students meet at Creekside Park and will take the path around the creek and behind the school where the drop off will be for this year. 
  • Ramp-Up to Readiness, a college preparedness program, is coming to Rushford-Peterson Middle and High Schools. R-P schools are among 11 other schools across Minnesota that will be implementing this new program in the 2014-2015 school year.

     
  • The Peterson Council met Wednesday, August 27, at their regular meeting—the second of a new bimonthly schedule—at Peterson’s City Hall. 
  • German student excited for American school
    Every year, R-P schools get a fresh dose of culture as exchange students from foreign countries come to live here and attend school for a year. This year, Madita Kaiser, an exchange student from Germany, gets to live out her dream of living in America. “I wanted (to come to America) to learn English, and to learn something about American culture,” said Kaiser.  But most of all, “I want to have an adventure.” 
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