Tag: School

Global Supply Chain Issues Impact School Lunch Menus

Ada, MN — A lack of products in the Global Supply Chain is causing a number of headaches for all industries, including construction, technology, and even the food industry. One of those most impacted in the food industry is our area schools, who have had to change meal offerings with little notice to students. Ada-Borup-West…
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October 19, 2021 0

Fertile-Beltrami Superintendent Excited, but Concerned with New School Year

Fertile, MN — The Fertile-Beltrami School District welcomed back students on Tuesday, who brought lots of excitement and energy into the building in hopes of a fresh start. Fertile-Beltrami Superintendent Brian Clarke says it’s awesome to have a small slice of normalcy and the students back in the building given the uncertainty past year and…
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September 10, 2021 0

Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Ready to Welcome Back Students and Show Off New Improvements

Waubun, MN — The Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School District is excited and ready to welcome back students for the first day of the 2021-2022 school year this coming Tuesday, but some things may look and feel a little different this year following a busy summer of renovations at both sites. However, Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Superintendent Lisa…
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September 2, 2021 0

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Reminds Families of Required Immunizations

Ada, MN — While the COVID-19 vaccine is strongly being encouraged amongst students, it is not required. However, there are still a number of vaccines that are required for students depending on their age. That includes Meningococcal, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, and Rubella, Polio,  and Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many school…
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August 31, 2021 0

Ada-Borup-West Hosting Open House Wednesday

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School District will be hosting an open house this Wednesday, September 1st from 5-7pm to allow families to get acquainted with their new teachers, classrooms, lockers, and the new addition as well. Ada-Borup High School Principal Josh Carlson says they encourage all families, whether they are new to the district…
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August 31, 2021 0

Good Start to School Year in Hillsboro

Hillsboro, ND — Students returned to the classrooms for this first time this year on Tuesday morning in Hillsboro. The Hillsboro School District also reported its highest enrollment to start the year in 23 years with 503 students. Hillsboro High School Principal Terry Baesler was happy to report that the first day went off without…
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August 26, 2021 0

Students Who Want Vaccine Should Do So Soon to Avoid Quarantines When School Starts

Ada, MN — With the start of school roughly six weeks away, Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is encouraging students who want to be vaccinated to get the shot now if they want to avoid risking quarantines, especially for those involved in sports and extra-curricular activities. Tracy Johnson, school nurse for Ada-Borup-West and Norman County East Schools,…
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July 28, 2021 0

Halstad City Council Finding Uses for Former School Property

Halstad, MN — Lots of news surrounding the former Norman County West High School during the most recent Halstad City Council meeting on Monday night. The council approved a contract with the Sheet Metal Workers Union for use of the former shop and ag classroom. At $10,000 a year for rent, Halstad Mayor Darin Johnson…
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July 15, 2021 0

Halstad City Council News & Notes

Halstad, MN — The City of Halstad is continuing to explore the possibility of utilizing a rural water carrier instead of owning and maintain their own water system. Rural Water is a system that pipes water into communities, instead of pumping, storing, and maintaining their own water system. Halstad Mayor Darin Johnson says the cost…
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May 21, 2021 0

Several Retirements Coming to Fosston School this Year

Fosston, MN — The Fosston School District will have a number of long-time staff members leaving the district at the end of the year. During their March school board meeting, the school board regretfully approved a handful of retirements. Fosston Superintendent Sue Chase says those staff members will be hard to replace and will certainly…
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April 5, 2021 0