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CSHS goal: improve ACT

Keeping a watchful eye on the education of young minds at Center-Stanton High School, new Principal Curt Pierce reported Sept. 10 to school board members that Center-Stanton students had lower ACT scores than the state average in some areas of instruction for 2008-09.

Posted 9/16/09 (Wed) read more »

City offers reward for conviction information

The Center City Council agreed to set a reward of 10 percent of the cost of vandalism damage with a cap of $1,000 for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for damage to city park property. This reward also includes the recent burglary at the city-owned Square Butte Creek Golf Course Clubhouse.

Posted 9/16/09 (Wed) read more »

Civic center namesake had helping hands

A city doesn’t run by itself. It takes many minds, many hands, many good, caring people who are willing to take on the challenges of an overwhelming task.

Posted 9/09/09 (Wed) read more »

High moisture kicks harvest off to slow start

Dave Porsborg fired up his John Deere 9600 combine Aug. 25 and roared into a field of barley shearing a 30-foot span. He went to the end of the field, turned around, came back and stopped. He did a test by putting kernels into a gadget that records the percent of moisture within seconds. Too high. He tried another field nearby, stopped and again checked the moisture. Too high.

Posted 9/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Peterson begins duties as full-time counselor at CS

Tracy Peterson has joined the Center-Stanton School District staff as full-time school guidance counselor. Previously the district shared a counselor with Washburn and Wilton. The school board approved the move to full time this past winter.

Posted 9/02/09 (Wed) read more »

Catching “the god of golf” in PGA pre-action

“Is he the best golfer in the world, Grandpa?” “He’s the god of golf.” The story begins in April when my son-in-law Ron Kalvoda mentioned during our morning jog that the PGA Championship was scheduled to be played at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn., Aug. 13-16.

Posted 9/02/09 (Wed) read more »

CSHS European tour - trip of a lifetime

Let’s see. What did I do on my summer vacation? Played video games, went shopping, caught some sun, and, oh yeah, toured Europe. When 12 Center-Stanton girls returned to school this fall, they certainly didn’t have to think too hard to compose that pleonastic essay in English class.

Posted 8/26/09 (Wed) read more »

Center-Stanton schools prepared for first day

The Center-Stanton Public School administration discussed preparations for the upcoming school year at the board meeting Aug. 13.

Posted 8/19/09 (Wed) read more »

Fitch tends to his flocks with tender care

Small or large, a flock needs tending. A good shepherd ministers his flock by leading them to nourishment that will enrich the body and soul. He shares his wisdom as guidance and offers a caring heart for comfort.

Posted 8/19/09 (Wed) read more »

Minnkota to announce line changes at open house

Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. will hold a public open house from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20 at the Betty Hagel Memorial Civic Center in Center.

Posted 8/11/09 (Tue) read more »