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Kingsland first grade teacher Tara Holmen addresses the Kingsland School Board during the Spotlight on Education portion of the board meeting held Wednesday, Jan. 21.   GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Kingsland first grade teacher Tara Holmen addresses the Kingsland School Board during the Spotlight on Education portion of the board meeting held Wednesday, Jan. 21. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 8:15 AM
The Kingsland School Board, during its regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 21, heard a recommendation from the district’s special education committee for obtaining special education services through the Southeast Minnesota Education Consortium (SMEC).
  • Wykoff’s city council convened for its first meeting of the year on Monday, Jan. 12, welcoming a new mayor and two council members. New Mayor Al Williams had already taken the oath of office on Jan. 5, but incumbent councilor Rocky Vreeman and new councilman Brody Mensink were sworn in before the council proceeded with items on the agenda.

     
  • After receiving a challenge of its own, the Spring Valley Area Community Foundation (SVACF) is issuing a challenge to area community members.

     
  • “We love trails and just being active. We like that Spring Valley has the eight miles of trails within the city, but we thought wouldn’t it be great if Spring Valley could be connected to something else?”

     
  • Spring Valley club takes part in celebration of Kiwanis milestone

    “The original name of the organization was the Benevolent Order of Brothers, or the ‘BOB’ club,” said longtime Spring Valley Kiwanis member Jeff Thauwald, addressing his fellow Kiwanians on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Kiwanis International last Wednesday, Jan. 21.

     
  • Kingsland Art Club to keep kids  busy during parent-teacher conferences

    “During conferences, Kingsland Art Club is providing an arts and crafts area for siblings and students whose parents are going to conferences  — we’ll have drawing, face painting, movies and more — it’s a service we’re providing for parents, but an opportunity for younger siblings to do fun activities at the same time,” said Kingsland art instructor and Kingsland Art Club advisor Linda Wangsness, anticipating the service that the art club’s members will offer to families during the upcoming Feb. 5 and 10 parent-teacher conferences to be held at Kingsland schools.

     
  • Members of the Kingsland Athletic Booster Club are currently seeking nominations for the Kingsland Athletic Hall of Fame.

     
  • Kingsland board looking  at special education contract
    The Kingsland School Board, during its regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 21, heard a recommendation from the district’s special education committee for obtaining special education services through the Southeast Minnesota Education Consortium (SMEC). 
  • Semcac executive director Wayne Stenberg and Semcac Senior Services director Debbie Betthauser appeared before Fillmore County’s board of commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 13, to present an update on the organization and review its appropriation request for the coming year.

     
  • The Spring Valley City Council met for its first regular meeting of the new year on Jan. 12 with lingering ambulance issues topping the agenda.

     
  • Spring Valley’s Library Board welcomed a new member and elected officers during its January meeting.

     
  • Brave Community Theatre offers Dinner comedy for Valentine’s Day

    Brave Community Theatre invites you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a comedy and a gourmet dinner Feb. 13 and 14.

     
  • The Spring Valley Economic Development Authority (EDA) met for its first meeting of 2015 and kicked off the occasion by discussing terms and nominating positions.

     
  • Decorating Kingsland students  help feed kids around the world

    “We did some Christmas door decorating, and the students got to vote on which doors they liked best by bringing in their change,” said Kingsland Elementary Principal Chris Priebe, “and when we got done, the students and parents had generously donated $500 to the Kiwanis, which was presented at the Christmas concert on Dec. 18 for the Food for Kidz project.”

     
  • Rep. Greg Davids (R-Preston), who was earlier named chairman of the Minnesota House Taxes Committee, will also serve on three committees in the 89th session of the House.

     
  • Commissioners debate pay for  new sheriff following oath of office

    The first 2015 meeting of the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners opened with the formalities of swearing in elected officials, including commissioners Duane Bakke and Randy Dahl, Auditor and Treasurer Shirl Boelter and County Recorder David Kiehne.

     
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