SLAYTON - Alyssa Boynton, a seventh grade student at Murray County Central, will represent MCC at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC in May. Alyssa, daughter of Lisa and Jason Boynton of Slayton, emerged as champion Tuesday during the Multi-Region Spelling Bee in Fergus Falls.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2013-2014 All-Division Men's Basketball Teams
Derek Buysse, FR, Minnesota West
Jackson Seitzinger, SO, Minnesota West
Beau Herrig, SO, Ridgewater
Chuck Robinson, SO, Rochester
Jumarhi Turner, FR, Rochester
Rico Gunn, SO, Rochester
Joey Weldon, SO, Anoka-Ramsey
Lemuel Doe, SO, Anoka-Ramsey
Trent Pollard, FR, Anoka-Ramsey
Cody Krueger, SO, Western Tech
Riley West, SO, St. Cloud Tech
Scott Nystrom, FR, St. Cloud Tech
Andrew Lau, SO, Riverland
JJ Morris, FR, MSCTC-Fergus Falls
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2013-2014 All-Division Women's Basketball teams
Tiffany Gehl, SO, Minnesota West
Lindsey Drooger, SO, Minnesota West
Olivia Antilla, SO, Anoka-Ramsey
Maria Loughlin, SO, Anoka-Ramsey
Jessie Kalenberg, SO, Ridgewater
Kristen Anderson, SO, Minnesota West
Raeann Sorenson, SO, Ridgewater
Courtney Kramer, SO, Ridgewater
Nicole Schaub, SO, Anoka-Ramsey
Maria Johnson, SO, MSCTC-Fergus Falls
Bridget Kramer, FR, Minnesota West
SLAYTON – They may have recently spent millions of dollars expanding and renovating, but the Murray County Medical Center seems to be in jeopardy of running out of employees if the current trend continues. Within the last month, two EMTs, an LPN and a certified nursing practitioner have left the hospital.
The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Gymnastics Team
Paige Kinley, SR, Worthington
Maria Contreras, 8th, Worthington
Taylor Eggers, 7th, Worthington
Liz Hayenga, FR, Worthington
Haley Bass, SO, Jackson County Central
Abby Schneekloth, 8th, Jackson County Central
Brooklyn Schuett, 8th, Jackson County Central
Miki Bolin, SR, Windom
Hannah Kloss, SR, Windom
Megan Theesfeld, SR, Windom
Whitney Jensen, JR, Worthington
Bailey Schneekloth, JR, Jackson County Central
Brielle Scheepstra, 8th Jackson County Central
The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Girls Hockey Team.
Allison Kremer, JR, Worthington
Betsy Thompson, JR, Worthington
Arica Svoboda, SR, Windom Area
Makayla Sterrett, SO, Luverne
Mariah Aukes, FR, Luverne
Ellen Dahl, SR, Luverne
Madisyn Dingmann, SO, Luverne
Emilie Bartels, 8th, Luverne
Hanna Peterson, JR, Marshall
Teegan Wyffels, JR, Marshall
Sara Antony, JR, Marshall
Nicole Berens, FR, Morris/Benson Area
Madilyn Oye, SO, Luverne
Carly Serie, FR, Luverne
Emily Steen, 8th, Windom Area
MANKATO -The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no travel in south central Minnesota after 6 p.m. tonight due to heavy snowfall, high winds and dark creating hazardous conditions.
Snowplows are currently out making passes, but the heavy snowfall is keeping the highways slushy and slippery. Winds are expected to increase making visibility a serious problem for motorists. As conditions continue to deteriorate, snowplows may be pulled off the roads until conditions allow for their safe return.
Former Worthington Trojan boys basketball standout Jalen Voss has once again been recognized for his outstanding play this season.
Voss, now a junior at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell (SD), has once again been chosen as the Great Plains Athletic Conference's Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this season. Voss was also chosen as the NAIA Division II National Men's Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 33.5 points and 15.5 rebounds per game in helping to lead the Tigers to 2 wins last week.
WORTHINGTON – Just one week before the Minnesota legislative session begins, Minnesota Senator Bill Weber and Representatives Joe Schomacker and Rod Hamilton visited with the Nobles County Commissioners to talk about what subjects and bills will be marched into view this year.
Front and center, according to Weber, will be bonding. On the senate side of things, Weber said they are hoping for $800 to $850 million in bonding. He’s also hoping some tax issues are revisited, namely farm repair and warehousing taxes.
The University of Minnesota is working with the Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council (AFREC) to determine the need and opportunities for on‐farm research in Minnesota. Your input is requested to determine if an on‐farm research program should go ahead, and if so, what it should look like.