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Chokio-Alberta students visit the Minnesota State Capitol

On Tuesday, March 12, a group of fourth, fifth and sixth graders from Chokio-Alberta Elementary visited the State Capital in St. Paul. They toured the building and learned about the Capitol’s history, art and architecture. The group also visited with State Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Alexandria). “It was a privilege to meet with Chokio-Alberta Elementary students

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Small Change Add Up with REA’s Operation Round Up

Through the contributions of Runestone Electric Association’s participating members, the Operation Round Up Trust Board recently approved $11,000 to assist local community programs during its quarterly meeting. REA’s Operation Round Up Trust Board, a voluntary board of seven REA members, reviewed and considered 26 grant applications and distributed funds to 23 projects and programs. Community-based

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Former teacher faces 10 felony criminal sexual conduct charges

Former Benson teacher Roger Joseph Ebnet’s attorney was before 8th Judicial District Court Judge Melissa Listug Friday arguing for two of the 10 criminal sexual conduct in the second degree to be dismissed. February 18, Ebnet’s Minneapolis attorney Dan Mohs filed the motion to dismiss counts seven and nine Feb. 18. Both counts carry a

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Secretary of State Simon encourages community members and students to register to vote

Secretary of State Simon encourages community members, students to register to vote   Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon recently visited Morris to give a presentation to area students and allow them to ask questions, and take part in the “Community Conversations” series hosted by West Central Initiative. Simon says his goals as Secretary of State

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