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The Chatfield High School trap shooting team completed their inaugural season. They are, in front, from left, Ben Muller, Isaac Rain, David Reiman, Hunter Hobbs, Mitchell Crawford and Cole Wellman. In the middle row are Hunter Saltou, Nathan Goldsmith, Josh Bernard, Kyle Upchurch, Mason Erding and Nathan Meeker. In back are Hunter Niemeyer, Alex Coe, Kevin Bradt, Andrew Bleess, Tyler Wolter, Nathan Clarke, Luke Dietz and Pam Lisowski. Not shown are Keagan Clarke and Jack Tuohy.  SUBMITTED PHOTO
The Chatfield High School trap shooting team completed their inaugural season. They are, in front, from left, Ben Muller, Isaac Rain, David Reiman, Hunter Hobbs, Mitchell Crawford and Cole Wellman. In the middle row are Hunter Saltou, Nathan Goldsmith, Josh Bernard, Kyle Upchurch, Mason Erding and Nathan Meeker. In back are Hunter Niemeyer, Alex Coe, Kevin Bradt, Andrew Bleess, Tyler Wolter, Nathan Clarke, Luke Dietz and Pam Lisowski. Not shown are Keagan Clarke and Jack Tuohy. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:48 AM

“We have a wide range of experience, from those that have not shot trap before to others who have competed in an adult league. We have 21 student athletes,” said Chatfield High School trap team coach Mike Lisowski, leading the first-ever Chatfield trap team in Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) competition for the past two months.   

  • Warm, sunny weather needed for area farmers

    Warm, sunny weather is what most residents living in southeast Minnesota are clamoring for. And that certainly includes area farmers. While much of the state came into the 2015 planting season in a moderate to severe drought status, this corner of the state received enough precipitation last fall and winter to place us in the “adequate” classification when the spring reports were released. With the copious amounts of liquid from the sky that we received during the past six weeks, southeast Minnesota's soil moisture is now rated as normal to surplus.

     
  • The Chatfield High School STEM Club went to the Limb Lab on May 13 after school to do some career exploration in science, technology, engineering and math-related (STEM) fields. This  is one of the goals of STEM Club, explained Chatfield High School STEM Club advisor Nora Gathje, recounting her students’ experiences at the prosthetics lab on Broadway in Rochester.  

     
  • CVSL Founders celebrate 40 years of service

    “The Founders’ Committee is like the ladies’ auxiliary of the care center,” said Chosen Valley Senior Living (CVSL) activities director Kate Winter Glor. “There’s always 12 members, and Mary Keefe is a retired original member who was with the Founders in 1975.  She recently stepped down from being active on the board, and her daughter joined.”

     
  • Chatfield swimming pool to open June 4

    I love the atmosphere at the pool.  The patrons and staff are very enjoyable and make it fun managing the pool,” said Chatfield municipal pool manager Michelle Olig, who knows that summertime’s better down where it’s wetter, even though Chatfield is miles and miles away from the sea. 

     
  • Chatfield’s elementary and high school students may now be able to check out e-books on their iPads and netbooks, thanks to a provision in the school libraries’ budgets for the addition of downloadable materials to the schools’ collections. 

     
  • Chatfield High School is proud to announce that it will hold commencement ceremonies for the Chatfield High School Class of 2015 on Sunday, May 31, in the Chatfield High School gymnasium.  Diplomas being awarded to students will provide the doors — or if necessary, the windows – the graduates will need to become successful and happy in their lifelong pursuits.     



     
  • CHS students compete in state trapshooting competition

    “We have a wide range of experience, from those that have not shot trap before to others who have competed in an adult league. We have 21 student athletes,” said Chatfield High School trap team coach Mike Lisowski, leading the first-ever Chatfield trap team in Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) competition for the past two months.   

     
  • Lee Becker named P-B's Teacher of the Month

    “I was totally surprised.  It was announced by Randi Kallas of the Post-Bulletin at our middle school awards program.  It turns out I was nominated by this year’s confirmation class and Pastor Debra from the Chatfield United Methodist Church,” said Chatfield social studies instructor Lee Becker. He was recently named the Rochester Post-Bulletin’s May 2015 Teacher of the Month.  “This was even more special to me because my dad served this church from 1971 to 1981, and I was in his first confirmation class.” 

     
  • 16th annual FFA Banquet honors many

    Chatfield High School hosted its 16th annual FFA Banquet last Thursday evening, welcoming the community to the high school gymnasium to share what the chapter’s accomplishments have been throughout the 2014-2015 school year and to recognize those who have earned awards.

     
  • Two one-act productions presented May 22 and 23 at Potter Auditorium

    There are quite a few odd duck characters in the two shows whom they seem to really enjoy,” said Chatfield High School (CHS) spring play director Rachel Schieffelbein. The director and her students are anticipating the upcoming one-act productions of “Any Body for Tea?” and “Please, Don’t Be My Drama Teacher,” set for Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, at Potter Auditorium. 

     
  • City moves forward with canine officer

    Following a lengthy discussion, the Chatfield City Council approved the hiring of a canine officer during the May 11 council meeting.

     
  • Local woman putting the  pizzazz back in ancient art

    Paige Brevick is recoloring the world ancient. It’s something she really, really digs.    

     
  • Lawmen rewarding kids for playing it safe

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for…citations???

     
  • Residents in Fillmore County are invited to a public meeting on Wednesday, June 3, regarding the discovery of emerald ash borer (EAB) in the county. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Montini Hall in Rushford. The hall is connected to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 105 North Mill Street.

     
  • Reviewing quotes and bids for equipment dominated discussion during the Tuesday, May 12, Fillmore County commissioners’ meeting.

     
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