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Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Time is of the essence
Fulda lights up the night
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Boys hockey: WHS hockey team scores three goals but falls to Winona/Cotter
Girls basketball: Adrian trips Heron Lake-Okabena
Gymnastics: Trojans start strong in Hendricks
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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May 23, 2011
SSC students get sustainability lesson
WORTHINGTON -- Agriculture students from Southwest Star Concept trudged through muddy fields and knee-high grasses Friday morning during an outdoor...
May 23, 2011 - 7:13pm
May 3, 2011
Southwest Star Concept students have it covered in school newspaper
OKABENA -- Reporters stared at their laptops intently in the hushed atmosphere of the newsroom Tuesday, with copy editors scanning stories for...
May 3, 2011 - 9:53pm
November 10, 2010
SSC students learning to give
OKABENA -- 'Tis the season for giving, but for a handful of students in Okabena, giving has become more of a lifestyle. Thirteen juniors and...
November 10, 2010 - 8:52pm
May 7, 2010
Brief: SSC superintendent to leave district
OKABENA -- Heron Lake-Okabena School District Superintendent Becky Cselovszki has accepted the position of superintendent and middle school principal in the St. James school district. She will begin her duties July 1. The HL-O school board voted Monday to advertise for her rep...
May 7, 2010 - 10:56pm
December 26, 2009
SSC students reach food drive goals
OKABENA -- Students in the Heron Lake-Okabena school district have surpassed their goals in collecting food items and money for the Heron Lake/Okabena Food Shelf. As of Monday afternoon, students had collected 8,223 items, surpassing their original goal of 2,000 items. The items...
December 26, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2009
Anything to help
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am
December 5, 2009
December 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 3, 2009
Editorial: Voters face key school votes
Today may be a low-key election day compared to last year -- after all, there was a race for U.S. president and what turned out to be a seemingly interminable U.S. senator showdown in Minnesota -- but that doesn't mean there isn't a lot at stake around our region. Take, for instance,...
November 3, 2009 - 12:00am
April 6, 2009
GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Adrian's Sam Lynn selected to all-RRC team for 4th time
ADRIAN -- Adrian's girls' basketball team cruised through the Red Rock Conference schedule this season, going undefeated in league play en route to its first state tournament berth. The Dragons recently were rewarded for their RRC dominance by having a conference-best four players...
April 6, 2009 - 12:00am
BOYS' BASKETBALL: 3 Panthers honored on all-RRC team
ELLSWORTH -- Three Ellsworth boys' basketball players highlighted the all-Red Rock Conference team recently announced. Junior center Trevor Gruis and senior guards Tom Nolte and Adam Van Der Stoep each were honored, along with 17 other players in the league. The trio led the Panthers...
April 6, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
SSC continues discussion on 4-day school week
OKABENA -- More than 150 people gathered inside the high school gym in Okabena Monday night for continued discussion on the possibility of moving to a four-day school week. It was the third such public meeting in the Southwest Star Concept school district in the last three weeks....
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 8, 2009
PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL: Hills-Beaver Creek sneaks past Quasars
WORTHINGTON -- Finding an answer for every challenge Southwest Star Concept threw their way Saturday night, the third-seeded Hills-Beaver Creek...
March 8, 2009 - 11:58pm
March 6, 2009
PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL: Dominant first half sparks impressive Quasar win
WESTBROOK -- Dominating every phase of the game in the first half Thursday night, Southwest Star Concept hustled and shot its way to an impressive 51-15 lead on Round Lake-Brewster in an opening round game of the Section 3A South high school boys' basketball tournament. Sparked by...
March 6, 2009 - 12:11am
March 3, 2009
BOYS' BASKETBALL: Panthers remain perfect
OKABENA -- Six players scored between eight and 15 points for Ellsworth Monday night, as the Panthers wrapped up another undefeated Red Rock...
March 3, 2009 - 12:00am
March 2, 2009
PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: JCC, PA girls advance in Section 3AA South tourney
JACKSON -- Jackson County Central's girls' basketball team earned a measure of revenge when it mattered most. The fourth-seeded Huskies forced 48 turnovers Saturday and cruised to a 78-43 victory over fifth-seeded St. James in the first round of the Section 3AA South tournament,...
March 2, 2009 - 12:00am