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Chatfield FFA members who received their State FFA Degrees at the State FFA Convention are from left, Danielle Wright, Jessica Fenske, Abby Hopp, Zach Welch, Jared Goldsmith and Alli Hanson. Not shown, Kamryn Kullot.  SUBMITTED PHOTO
Chatfield FFA members who received their State FFA Degrees at the State FFA Convention are from left, Danielle Wright, Jessica Fenske, Abby Hopp, Zach Welch, Jared Goldsmith and Alli Hanson. Not shown, Kamryn Kullot. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:19 AM

 “I am proud of my students because they put a lot of time and effort into their projects and judging contests. It takes a lot of time, studying and practicing to make it to state and to place as a finalist in your project area or top five team. That requires time and effort above and beyond what is asked for from their advisor. These are the students who are logging hours all year round,” said Chatfield High School FFA advisor Stacy Fritz.

  • Spring Visual Arts Exhibit May 17 in Chatfield

    Kelly Puent and Abbey Potter’s students will be showcasing their artistic talents to the general public on May 17.

     
  • CHS students do well in investing game
    Alex Pagel, Parker Fossum, Trevor Boysen and Nick Maki are well-invested gaming guys. At 21 percent, they’re third and out for lunch. 
  • Historic home in Chatfield to hold open house

    Ann Elliott and her daughter Lillie invite you to take in a piece of Chatfield’s history. They’re opening up their home, the Ann Elliott George Haven House for public inspection this Sunday afternoon.

     
  • Chatfield Public Library board members presented a landscaping plan to Chatfield’s city council for improvements to the library’s curb appeal and outdoor seating during the April 27 council meeting.

     
  •  “We’d like to create a consistent staff development routine with appropriate frequency so our kindergarten through twelfth grade teachers can gather in professional study groups to review student achievement data and collaborate on research action plans that improve instructional plans and improve instructional practices in the classroom,” stated Chatfield Superintendent Ed Harris. Harris explained why the district planned to start classes half an hour late on most Wednesday mornings during the 2015-2016 school year. 

     
  • Chatfield FFA chapter named Outstanding Chapter

     “I am proud of my students because they put a lot of time and effort into their projects and judging contests. It takes a lot of time, studying and practicing to make it to state and to place as a finalist in your project area or top five team. That requires time and effort above and beyond what is asked for from their advisor. These are the students who are logging hours all year round,” said Chatfield High School FFA advisor Stacy Fritz.

     
  • Band-Aids, bugs and bird flu were the center of discussion during the April 28 Fillmore County commissioners’ meeting.

     
  • Three fire departments dispatched to rural fire south of Chatfield Tuesday afternoon

    A lifetime of collecting went up in smoke Tuesday afternoon when a fire at the Lester and Marlene Bergan residence south of Chatfield destroyed the contents in numerous storage sheds.

     
  • The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking volunteers for its citizen stream monitoring programs with three sites in the Chatfield area labeled high priority.

     
  • Chatfield’s Larissa Martin competes in state speech contest

    Chatfield High School student Larissa Martin accomplished something not many eighth graders have done…qualifying for a Minnesota State High School League Tournament.

     
  • Relay for Life ‘Purple Potty’ has returned to Chatfield with a mate

    This year’s Fillmore County Relay for Life purple potty fundraiser will have double the fun this year.

     
  • CES students observe Arbor Day

    “Do you live in a forest?” asked Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) forester Jim Edgar. He was addressing Chatfield Elementary School’s fourth graders this past Thursday, April 23, as they knelt before a hole in the ground where a new American elm tree would be planted in the schoolyard. 

     
  • “We’ve had four grass fires in the last couple weeks. The largest was 40 acres. It happened when someone had a burning permit, but the fire got away from them. The wind picked up and the fire just got away,” said Chatfield Fire Chief Keith Bradt. While cooler wet weather has helped relieve the situation somewhat, Bradt did report a number of fires that the department has extinguished in the past month due to dry vegetation and low humidity common in early spring here in Minnesota. 

     
  • Changes in Wednesday school hours and a new method that enables students to evaluate their teachers were the focus of the Chatfield School Board meeting held last Monday, April 20.

     
  • More than 600 turn out for  vigil for Chatfield’s Caleb Eide

    Chatfield’s City Park was crowded this past Sunday evening with people clad in orange t-shirts and wearing orange ribbons for Chatfield Elementary School first grader Caleb Eide, son of Crystal Eide of Chatfield.  A candlelight vigil was held in his honor to send prayers of healing and hope as his prognosis has taken a very disheartening turn for the worse. He has been released from the Mayo Clinic to seek treatment elsewhere after his last round of chemotherapy did not make any difference in his health. 

     
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