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Decorah artist Norma Wangsness explains to students about the various parts of her bunad, or traditional Norwegian costume.  She visited her daughter's art classroom at Kingsland this past Wednesday to share Norwegian art forms with Linda Wangsness's students. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Decorah artist Norma Wangsness explains to students about the various parts of her bunad, or traditional Norwegian costume. She visited her daughter's art classroom at Kingsland this past Wednesday to share Norwegian art forms with Linda Wangsness's students. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
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Tuesday, June 02, 2015 10:59 AM

“This is my bunad,” shared Norma Wangsness, showing off her traditional Norwegian costume to Kingsland High School art students in her daughter Linda Wangsness’s classes last Wednesday during the next-to-the-last week of school. 

  • Kingsland students learn about  connections between art, culture

    “This is my bunad,” shared Norma Wangsness, showing off her traditional Norwegian costume to Kingsland High School art students in her daughter Linda Wangsness’s classes last Wednesday during the next-to-the-last week of school. 

     
  • Fillmore County Extension and area ag instructors will be holding youth tractor safety training again this year Monday, June 8, through Wednesday, June 10. 

     
  • Awards presented during Fillmore County 4-H Horse Project banquet

    The awards program topped off the annual banquet of the Fillmore County 4-H Horse Project earlier this year at the Extension office in Preston.

     
  • Kingsland eighth graders recently finished a poetry unit in their English 8 class with Stephanie Derby.  

     
  • Well, it's 6 a.m. and I am opening the door on the bus shed. I'll do my pre-trip inspection, which consists of checking all the lights, safety buzzers, fluid levels and all other mechanics of the bus to be sure it's ready for the day.

     
  • Local student brings home  trophy from piano contest

    Olivia Augustine’s learned one of life’s keys – little hands can do big things while playing “Curious Kittens.”

     
  • Kingsland Decades Project  a musical meander this year

    Tune in to 1945 and take a Sentimental Journey with the Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B…

     
  • St. Johns third quarter honor roll announced
    St. Johns Lutheran School recently revealed their third quarter honor roll.  
  • Each year around this time my job changes. Helping teachers implement new things or work out bugs tapers off and planning for next year’s iPad management begins. I exchange my Technology Integrationist hat for my “iPad Guru” hat. One would think that the iPad management would be getting easier after three or four years, but each year has new challenges. Summer is all about getting ready for next year.

     
  • Kingsland sophomore excited  about her new role in Key Club

    Jacelyn Horsman is excited about the opportunities open to her through her new position as lieutenant governor of Key Club Region 7C.

     
  • Carly Thompson is Kiwanis Student of the Month for May

    Carly Thompson has been chosen as the Spring Valley Kiwanis Club’s May Academic Student of the Month.  She is the daughter of Tina Thompson of Spring Valley and Rod Thompson of Wykoff. 

     
  • Relationships help strengthen FFA ties

    “I’m proud to be a Spring Valley-Wykoff FFA member,” said Minnesota State FFA Secretary Valerie Earley, of Wykoff, speaking to the members of her chapter and the audience during the chapter’s 58th annual FFA banquet, held last Monday, April 20, at Kingsland High School.

     
  • Jody Hagan honored as April  Knight in Shining Armor

    Jody Hagan has been named the Knight in Shining Armor recipient for April by the Kingsland Parent Advocacy Group (KPAG).

     
  • Amy Welch chosen May  Student of Month by Kiwanis

    The Spring Valley Kiwanis Club has chosen Amy Welch as its May Kiwanis Academic Student of the Month.  She is the daughter of Scott and Rachel Welch.

     
  • Byron man has chilling story of  daughter who texted while driving

    “It was 4 in the afternoon, and I was heading down the road.  I’ll never forget what I saw…I came up over the hill and saw Mayo One landing, an ambulance, the fire department, the police directing traffic to turn around.  I didn’t know what for, and from the angle I was at, I couldn’t see what was going on behind the school bus, but it was that feeling that you get in your stomach,” said Byron resident Matt Logan, speaking to the students at Kingsland High School this past Thursday.  “I got out to see because it was pretty likely that my daughter would be driving this road at this time.”

     
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