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Thursday, 17 April 2014 15:47

NRHEG students enjoy trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C.

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SOLEMN CEREMONY — Above, checking out the laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are, from left, NRHEG students Taylar Tieskotter, Abby Christopherson and Michael Altermatt (holding camera). Below, NRHEG students helping in the rain with the laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are, from left, Sam Morgan, Spencer Tollefson, Presley Johnson and Katharine Lewer. (Photos by Georgia Dinneen)

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By JESSICA LUTGENS

Staff Writer

What better way is there to learn about the history of our country than to visit its more-than-two-century-old Capitol? One can practically see the ghosts of generations past throughout the city, as if stepping back in time. Walking the streets and halls that once held some of the most powerful and influential people in the world, the people who created the country we live in today – no textbook can compare.

NRHEG students had the opportunity to witness all of this themselves in a recent four-day, three-night trip to Washington, D.C.

 
Co-op hopes to expand to NR PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 April 2014 15:37

New Richland City Council

By JESSICA LUTGENS

Staff Writer

The New Richland City Council held its first meeting of April on Monday the 14th at 6:30 p.m. John Hullopeter and Amy Ihrke were absent.

Postponed from the last meeting, Resolution 14-07, for a hearing on the proposed assessment of County Road 12, will be determined at the next meeting. Resolution 14-08, authorizing the transfer of Fund 311 to Fund 320 and the closure of Fund 311, was approved.

 
It’s not just a big city issue PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 April 2014 15:35

Ellendale hosts forum on human trafficking in rural Minnesota

Minnesota is one of the nation’s 13 largest centers for the prostitution of children. These children are sex trafficking victims. When you know the truth, you can make the difference.

Traffickers lure victims into exploitative situations by preying on their hopes to improve their lives and the lives of their families. They often promise a chance for a better life – a good job, a loving relationship, or new and exciting opportunities. In other cases, traffickers kidnap victims and use physical and psychological violence to control them, forcing them into labor or sexual exploitation.

 
News Briefs/Notices PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 April 2014 15:33

Still time to enter weight-loss contest

For those who don’t have the Internet in their home or haven’t heard about it yet, there’s good news. There’s still time to enter the 2014 New Richland Farm and City Days Biggest Loser Contest. As of the first weigh-in last Thursday, there were 22 people signed up. “If people are still interested they can message us on the New Richland Biggest Loser page on Facebook, or call me at 507-383-2070,” said event organizer Christina Schmidt. Cost to enter is $5, which goes toward prizes for the top three men and women. The next weigh-ins are May 8, June 12 and July 10 (the final weigh-in) from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at NR Fitness Center. Winners will be announced Friday during Farm and City Days. Check out New Richland Biggest Loser on Facebook, a closed page for people participating to encourage each other, share recipes and use as motivation.

 
Coming home PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 April 2014 14:41

Releasing debut solo album, Gavin Berg to perform in NR

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HOME AGAIN — Gavin Berg is coming home to Trinity Lutheran Church for a concert Saturday, April 12.


Gavin Berg is coming home — again.

The NRHEG High School graduate will present a “Coming Home Concert” Saturday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Richland.

Berg is releasing his debut solo piano album, “Inspire.”

 
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