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Tricks for Dealing With Halloween Treats

October 22, 2014

As both mothers and dentists, Dr. Ashley Swisher and Dr. Lisa Metzen from All Smiles Dental Care in Minneapolis share their unique perspective on candy and celebrating Halloween. Every mom has a few tricks up her sleeve to keep a healthy balance of fun and fundamentals in the home —especially during the holiday season. “I […]

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239 Board Presents Facilities Improvement Plan

October 22, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ADDITION – AA – Sheet – A1 – SITE PLAN.pdf High School Practice Gym – Sheet – A1 – SITE PLAN At the October USD 239 Board of Education meeting, discussion centered on plans for facility improvements and a likely bond issue. Several representatives from Landmark Architects, the company heading up the preliminary […]

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P.E.O. Meets

October 22, 2014

P.E.O. met on Oct. 13 at the home of Gretchen Cleveland with 14 members in attendance. Marilyn Pruitt, RN/ BHS, was the guest speaker. She gave a presentation on H.O.P.E. of Ottawa County. This is a group of women who have survived breast cancer and came together to support other women in the county as […]

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Bennington Blood Drive

October 22, 2014

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in Bennington from 12:30-6:15 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the Bennington Community Fire/EMS Building. Blood donations often decline between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day as people become busy with holiday festivities. Donors are needed in the weeks leading up to the winter holidays to help prevent […]

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BHS Homecoming Royalty

BHS Homecoming Royalty

October 22, 2014

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Chamber Halloween Parade Next Friday

October 22, 2014

Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce will host the annual downtown Halloween Parade and hot dog dinner Friday, October 31 beginning at 5 p.m. The Chamber will be adding two new events to the festivities this year. A “Trunk or Treat” contest on Second Street and Haunted Trail in Markley Grove Park. Business and community members are […]

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Daugherty Competes

October 22, 2014

Garrett Daugherty, MHS graduate, now attending Tabor College had a good start to his senior season of cross country. On September 6 the team traveled to Augusta to compete in the JK Gold Classic hosted by Wichita State. Daugherty finished the 6K in 31st with a time of 19:45, which was over a minute faster […]

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Atlantean Brown Club

October 21, 2014

On Oct. 17, members of the Atlantean Brown Club met at the library with Nancy Kennedy as hostess. All joined in giving the Club Collect. It was voted to have the Christmas luncheon at Linda Hendrixson’s. For the program, Nancy played a tape entitled Angels. This presentation was previously given by Darlene Unger. Next meeting […]

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Indian Lookout Pumpkin Patch

Indian Lookout Pumpkin Patch

October 15, 2014

By Melissa Deronnet Indian Lookout Farms, Minneapolis, has added a pumpkin patch and invites the public to visit. In May, while others anticipated a summer filled with barbeques, hot weather, and pool time; Phil and Karen Ballou, their son John Gawith and daughter-in-law Elisa started planting and caring for a plot of pumpkins. It was […]

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Huelskamp Conducts Town Hall Meeting

Huelskamp Conducts Town Hall Meeting

October 15, 2014

Congressman Tim Huelskamp was in Minneapolis this past week to visit with constituents, as he seeks support in the upcoming midterm elections. Huelskamp, who is being challenged by Democrat Jim Sherow, visited with the audience for over an hour, touching on a wide range of issues. Economy Representative Huelskamp didn’t mince words when it came […]

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