THE FLENSBURG FILES Christmas Market Tour 2011 Nr. 2: Weimar
Weimar is one of those hidden treasures that we never know about until the first words come to mind: The Weimar Republic, the period between 1919 and 1932 where democracy was in its trying times bec... Posted on 12/15/11 at 5:10 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER Visions of April 30 adjournment dance in their heads
Minnesota legislators plan a short session next year, with a couple of extended breaks.
House Speaker Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove, today released the legislative calendar Republicans who control th... Posted on 12/14/11 at 10:59 AM
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Friday, Nov. 4
“Spirit of Worthington” Trojan Marching Band Indoor Concert, waffle feed and silent auction beginning at 4:30 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m., Worthington High School, Worthington.
Singles Dance, sponsored by Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, music by Christopher Jon, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Key Largo, Lake Shetek, 29 Valhalla Drive, Slayton.
Friday, Aug. 5
11th annual Swampy Days, with horseshoe tournament, Booster Club supper and bingo, Bigelow.
Farmer Appreciation Days, featuring Golf Fun Night and Savings Bank grand opening, Lake Park, Iowa. Go to lakeparkia.com for more information.
Vettes in the Park, featuring a variety of American-made muscle cars, registration from 3 to 6 p.m. followed by Parade of Vettes, Okoboji Motor Company, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 337-0203.
Friday, June 3
27th annual Buffalo Days, with car cruise-in, beer garden, food vendors and fire truck ladder rides, downtown Luverne. Phone (507) 283-4061; www.luvernechamber.com.
Singles Dance Fundraiser, sponsored by Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, music by Mylan Ray, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., American Legion Hall, 117 S. Hiawatha, Pipestone.
Friday, Dec. 31
“Prairie Dazzle,” a display of holiday lights, 6 to 10:30 p.m., Prairie Holdings, U.S. 59 North, Worthington.
Steak or walleye supper, serving from 5:30 p.m. until gone, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.
Friday, Oct. 8
“The Accidental Hero,” the true story of a farm boy from the Midwest who liberates the very towns in Czechoslovakia where his grandparents once lived, written and performed by Patrick Dewane, the grandson of the World War II hero, sponsored by Jackson County Library and Jackson County Community Education, 7 p.m., Jackson County Central Middle School Auditorium, Lakefield.
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education approved calendars for the next three academic years at its Tuesday meeting, one of the last steps in the process to set a pre-Labor Day start date through use of the Minnesota Department of Education’s Flexible Learning Year option.
Aim is to start before Labor Day
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 School Board received an update Tuesday on efforts to coordinate Worthington’s academic calendar with those of other districts in southwest Minnesota.
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