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KU Announces Honor Roll

March 4, 2015

The University of Kansas has announced the names of students on the fall 2014 honor roll. Area students named to the list are Holly Burt, Addyson McCall, Preston Montgomery, and Garrett Schuman, Bennington; Erica Jones and Melanie Kuder, Minneapolis. Honor roll criteria vary among the university’s academic units. Some schools honor the top 10 percent […]

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Atlantean Brown Club

March 4, 2015

On Feb. 20 members of the Atlantean Brown Club met at the library. Nancy Muehl was welcomed as a guest. Since it is still in question whether there will be a World Day of Prayer it was voted to meet at the hospital if there is not. Evelyn Hyde gave a program about the Operation […]

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Baccus Presented Award

Baccus Presented Award

March 4, 2015

The Smoky Valley Chapter of the Kansas Society of Professional Engineers (KSPE) recently recognized Melissa Baccus, a teacher at MHS, as its Outstanding Teacher of the Year for her efforts in teaching biology, physics, chemistry, earth space science and physical science; her involvement in the Science Olympiad and other volunteer activities; and her passion and […]

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Delphos Mayor’s Minute

Delphos Mayor’s Minute

March 4, 2015

Delphos Auditorium Update! As many of you know last fall we shut the gas off to the auditorium due to problems. The gas lines to the office were repaired and the heat was back on in time for winter. The next step was to have the council evaluate the options for the auditorium itself. The […]

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Candidate Profile: Cathy Hoover Minneapolis City Council, Ward  1

Candidate Profile: Cathy Hoover Minneapolis City Council, Ward 1

March 4, 2015

Cathy Hoover never intended to become a member of the Minneapolis City Council. In fact, she attended her very first City Council meeting a couple years ago with the intention to dispute a warning her husband received on his pickup. “My husband works construction and he’s away from home at times,” Hoover said. “One night […]

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Making Opa Proud

Making Opa Proud

March 4, 2015

Ever wonder what people in other states think about Kansas? A quick online search yields a plethora of stereotypes. For example, according to one post, Kansans are thought to ‘grow wheat, own a cow, live 300 miles from a big city and drive trucks.’ While this particular comment might fit Minneapolis, it is an inaccurate […]

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OCWC Hosts Tournament

March 4, 2015

The Ottawa County Wrestling Club hosted a tournament on Feb. 21. Wrestlers placing 1st Kegen Hauck, Dakota Wilson, Lacie Wilson, Adam Reed and Keyon Baccus; 2nd place Oscar Perez, Jacob Woehl, Cole Young, Levi Smith, Brody Murk, Ethan Wilkins; 3rd Joseph Woehl, Krue Siemers, Darian Saunders, Chase Johnson, Grant Rice, Austin Wolff; 4th Ryan King, […]

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FFA Work Auction

March 4, 2015

The Minneapolis FFA Chapter will be having a work auction on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Minneapolis High School cafeteria. Twenty-nine members and one advisor will be sold individually for eight hours of labor. The chapter will be hosting a free chili supper at 6:30 p.m. followed by the auction at 7 […]

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Minneapolis City Council

Minneapolis City Council

March 4, 2015

The February meeting of the Minneapolis City Council came to order at 7 p.m on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Members of the council present at the meeting were: Hope Spano, David Sweat, Russ Thornton, Kerm Wedel, Cathy Hoover, and Kaely Jackson. The Council was joined by Mayor Virginia Hoover, City Administrator Barry Hodges, Deputy Clerk […]

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Delphos Presbyterian

March 4, 2015

The second Lenten Bible study was held at the Minneapolis Presbyterian Church on March 1. A video was shown and the group discussed sin and evil. Next Lenten study will be at 6 p.m. on March 8 at the Delphos Presbyterian Church. It’s not too late to come and learn. Carter John, son of Tasha […]

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