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USD 239 Plans April Bond Election

December 18, 2014

Voters in USD 239 North Ottawa County will go to the polls on April 7, 2015 to consider a bond issue to expand and improve district attendance centers. At their regular board meeting on December 8, the Board unanimously approved a resolution scheduling the election. The bond issue election will request the authority to issue […]

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Area Sports

Area Sports

December 18, 2014

Girls Basketball The Minneapolis girls opened their season with three straight wins to capture a Tri-County Championship. The Lady Lions were dominant throughout, winning by an average margin of more than 20 points per game. In their home opener against Solomon, the Lady Lions used a quick 9-0 run to start the game and never […]

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Bennington December Students of the Month

Bennington December Students of the Month

December 18, 2014

BGS and BJH December Students of the Month are: (front row) Konner Carlson, Addyson Gillett, Riley Robinson, Charles Crook, Nick Williams; (second row) Kaylen Gourley, Joseph Nisbeth, Rachel Gragg, Hunter McKenna, Jordy Dolloff, Carson Oxandale, Adriana Russell; (back row) Abby Hodges, Zaine White, William Oldham, Madalyn Matthews, Joseph Young, Ava Lawson. Inset are Anthony Andrade […]

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BJH Boys Win Road Game

December 18, 2014

The BJH Bulldogs were on the road to play Canton-Galva on Dec. 11. The Bulldogs came home with a 39-11 victory. Scoring were W. Oldham 9 points, C. Betz 8, J. Ohlson 7, K. Shipley 5, T. Mayorga and J. Lovendahl 4 each and J. Allen 2. W. Oldham, Shipley, and Mayorga all had 5 […]

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BJH Lady Bulldogs Even

December 18, 2014

The BJH Lady Bulldogs had an up-and-down week losing to Hutch Trinity 14-28, then defeating Canton-Galva 20-13. Against Trinity, Chloe Stanley and Claudia Trout led the way with 6 and 4 points, respectively. “Our defense and rebounding was much better this game and demonstrated improvement from our first two contests. The team also played with […]

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MJH Lady Lions Split

December 18, 2014

The MJH Lady Lions won one and lost won as they took on Abilene and Russell this past week. Against Abilene Lady Lions played one of their best games of the year, albeit in a losing effort. After leading a talented Cowgirl team most of the game, Minneapolis saw their lead evaporate down the stretch […]

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MJH Lions Fall to Broncos

December 18, 2014

The MJH Lions basketball team had a fairly successful outing this past week in taking two out of three contests on their home court against Ruppenthal. The A-team was defeated in a fiercely contested game 40-28, while the B-Team prevailed 17-12, and the C-Team was victorious 22-15. Scoring in the A game were Derek Freel […]

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MJH Boys Hit Win Streak

December 10, 2014

The MJH boys basketball team enjoyed a very successful week coming off the Thanksgiving break. On Tuesday they traveled to Lakewood where the A-team defeated the Mustang 7th grade 43-32. Scoring for the Lions were Kaden McCullick and Derek Freel 13 each, Hunter Allison 10, Derek Pieschl 3, Corey Nichols and Cooper Berry 2 each. […]

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Moran Nominates Allison and Kelly

December 10, 2014

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran has announced his 2014 U.S. Service Academy Nominees including Kynedi Allison of Delphos and John Kelly of Minneapolis to attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Sen. Moran selected nominees for admission after being vetted by a 20-member board through an application and interview process. Nominees must still meet the […]

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MJH Meets Lakewood

December 4, 2014

The MJH boys basketball team traveled to Salina on Nov. 24 for a contest with the Lakewood Mustangs. The A-team was defeated 20-14 and the B team 20-16 in nearly identical contests. In both games the score was close throughout but Lakewood was able to come up with a couple of late key baskets which […]

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