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Who’ll reign over this year’s parade? PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 June 2015 15:33

Farm & City Days Parade Grand Marshals

• 2014 — WWII veterans Richard Crumb, Eugene Warke, Bud Shurson, Donnie Bartness, Tony Arnfelt, Dr. Albert Flor, Gordon Peterson, Harold Thompson, Winston Evenson, Kenneth Eaton, Donald Smith, Audrinne Smith, Marie Querna

• 2013 — 2012-13 NRHEG Girls’ Basketball Team: Hannah Lundberg, Maddie Wagner, Marnie Wagner, Carlie Wagner, Abby Crabtree, Paige Overgaard, Anna Stork, Jade Schultz, Katie Cole, Kelli Harrington, Raelin Schue, Ryann Hagen

• 2012 — Gail Schmidt

• 2011 — Pastor Paul Andree

• 2010 — Pam and Larry Goehring

• 2009 — Myron Schumacher

• 2008 — Gene and Sylvia Dodge

• 2007 — Mary Ann Schlaak

 
Schlaak strikes balance between school, volleyball PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 June 2015 15:22

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CELEBRATE — Anna Schlaak, second from left in the back, celebrates yet another national championship for the Concordia College volleyball team. Schlaak is a 2012 graduate of NRHEG High School. (Submitted photo)


By MARK DOMEIER

Contributing Writer

Volleyball used to be a sport confined to the late summer and fall time period. However, as it has grown in the last couple of decades, so too has the time commitment it takes to play at a high level. Anna Schlaak of New Richland discovered this at an early age, and it has led her to a college experience unlike what most kids know.

Anna, the daughter of Neil and Jill Schlaak, recently finished her third year at Concordia College in St. Paul as a member of the volleyball team. According to her mom, Anna started playing club volleyball at the age of 13 in Mankato. She continued to progress at a rapid rate and moved up to more competitive squads, including the Northern Lights team out of Burnsville.

Anna was a great athlete while at NRHEG, but always placed volleyball at the top of her love of sports. At first she thought she wanted to play college volleyball out of state at a large school. However, she realized that would take her farther away from her family, and she knew she’d miss too many activities that were important to her.

 
Farm & City Days volunteers, participants sought PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 June 2015 15:13

Plans are being finalized for New Richland's 2015 Farm & City Days set for July 9-12.

With that in mind, the Farm & City Days committee is still seeking volunteers for:

• Pancake breakfast - setting up, working at and cleaning up

• Bouncers (actually workers) to monitor the inflatables for the kids

• Street Dance - (the biggest need) help setting up for the dance, workers for the gates - 3 gates - 2 per gate - 8 p.m.-midnight, can work one hour or all four, whatever

Children are needed to enter the Little Miss/Little Mr. New Richland Pagaent, teams are sought for the Family Fued event and participants are sought for the Hillbilly Fun Run/Walk.

If interested in helping or entering, contact Pam Goehring at 507-461-9253, Kelly Martens at 380-2414 or Tina Schmidt at 383-2070.


 
Farm & City Days medallions found PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 June 2015 15:05

The search for the 2015 Farm & City Days medallions did not last long.

Ashton Raimann found the first one taped underneath a picnic table at City Park. The 11-year-old is the son of Jackie Moen and Daryl Raimann.

The second medallion was found by Malcolm and Emily Meyers, children of John and Melissa Meyers. They found it underneath the plaque in front of the memorial by the post office.

They’ll both $50 in New Richland Bucks.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2015 19:46
 
Goodwin resigns as Supt. PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 21 June 2015 19:39

NRHEG School Board

By REED WALLER

Staff Writer

The final item added to Monday’s NRHEG school board meeting agenda was “Approve the Formation of an Acting Superintendent Search Committee.”

Earlier, the board had approved the resignations of Secondary Administrative Assistant Michelle Mulder, paraprofessional Nikki Schiell, Speech Pathologist Amanda Scharfe, Sandy Schumacher, and Dr. Dennis Goodwin, all with gratitude.

Goodwin had tendered his resignation Friday evening.

“I contacted the Minnesota School Board Association this morning,” Chairman Rick Schultz told the board, “and they suggested the option of hiring an interim superintendent for a term of one  year, and then conducting the search for a permanent replacement around Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016.

 
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