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Thursday, October 16, 2014 1:20 PM

Spring Grove Public School will be participating in the Arts Integration Project with the Perpich Center for Arts Education. Through this project with Perpich, the school will be using monies from the state Legacy funds to create new curriculum that integrates art – music, visual arts, media arts, or theater arts – into the core class curriculum.

  • Giants to Host Celebration

    Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove will mark the Bicentenary of the signing of the Norwegian Constitution on Oct. 18-19 with some special events.

     
  • The Spring Grove City Council voted to accept bids from two contractors for a pair of power pole replacement jobs on Oct. 7.

     
  • Following a public hearing on the matter, Houston County commissioners approved a pair of tax abatements for economic development on Oct. 7.

     
  • Spring Grove School participates in art-integration project

    Spring Grove Public School will be participating in the Arts Integration Project with the Perpich Center for Arts Education. Through this project with Perpich, the school will be using monies from the state Legacy funds to create new curriculum that integrates art – music, visual arts, media arts, or theater arts – into the core class curriculum.

     
  • Uff Da Bowl features fun, good sportsmanship

    The “young guns” don't just walk up to the line of scrimmage — they run. There's no shortage of enthusiasm in the Morrie Miller Youth Tackle Football League.

     
  • Spring Grove secondary (grades seven to 12) has earned the “Reward” rank in Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA III) reading and math tests.

     
  • Spring Grove Public Schools superintendent Rachel Udstuen spoke to the “Herald” recently about a ballot question which the district is placing before voters this fall.

     
  • For 92 years, Fire Prevention Week has been observed in the United States. According to the National Archives and Records Administration's Library Information Center, Fire Prevention Week is the longest running public health and safety observance on record.

     
  • Even a virus that usually resembles the “common cold” can sometimes have serious effects.

     
  • At a special meeting held on Monday, Sept. 22, the Spring Grove City Council set the proposed levy for taxes payable in 2015 at $600,000. The final, or certified amount must be set before the end of the year. That could be less than the proposed levy, but cannot be higher according to statute.

     
  • Houston County board hits the road

    Houston County commissioners cleared their agenda for a single topic last week — looking at options for a new highway shop.

     
  • Local Boy Scout troop planning trip to Boston

    Learning history from a book helps a person to understand the United States’ beginnings, but seeing early-American historical sites in-person brings a whole new perspective and meaning to these events and place. Boy Scouts from Spring Grove Troop 55 will be getting the opportunity to see some of the significant sites of early American history in Boston when they travel there in the summer of 2015.

     
  • Ghosts, goblins, werewolves, creatures of the night…they all may begin to come out of hiding and inhabit the Norwegian Ridge Birding and Nature Trail…well, at least for two days during the Haunted Trail event on Oct. 24 and 25.

     
  • Camp Winnebago will “Bring on the Bling” when its annual fundraiser comes to the Four Seasons Community Center in Caledonia on Saturday, Oct. 11. 

     
  • The Houston County Planning Commission convened a pair of Conditional Use Permit (CUP) hearings on Sept. 25, both of which had to do with Black Hammer Township locations.

     
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