Monthly Archives: May 2002

Royalton settles teacher contract

The Royalton School Board and the teachers recently adopted a contract for the 2001-2002 and the 2002-2003 school years. This year the board and teachers union opted for a new process in negotiating—Interest Based Bargaining The total package (salary and … Continue reading

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Pierz alumnus shares thoughts on assuming superintendency

Name: George Weber, new Superintendent of Pierz School District 484. Family: Wife Marge; twins Michael and Breck, sixth-graders at Pioneer Elementary in Pierz; and son Aaron, age 4. Home: Sauk Rapids. The former Pierz Healy High School graduate, Class of … Continue reading

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Flowers for those who served

As part of the Memorial Day Program at Oakland Cemetery Kalie Jo Witucki and Jordan Ficek to put a flower at each of the veteran’s graves. The program also included a salute by the Camp Ripley Rifle Team, a benediction … Continue reading

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Dairyman Ronald Rinkel does more than milk cows

(Pictured are Ronald, left, and Ralph Rinkel standing in their 12-cow milking parlor. Staff photo by Keith O. Axvig)Some of Ronald’s other off-the-farm and non-dairy activities have been: • A member of the Morrison County Board of Commissioners for two … Continue reading

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Dairyman Ronald Rinkel does more than milk cows

(Pictured are Ralph Rinkel, left, and his father, Ronald Rinkel, and Ralph’s three-year-old son, Randy, who is a candidate to become the third generation of Rinkels to milk cows in Lakin Townhip. Staff photo by Keith O. Axvig)Ronald’s off-the-farm dairy … Continue reading

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Dairyman Ronald Rinkel does more than milk cows

Ronald Rinkel elected president of the Morrison County Dairy Association.That headline could have been published this year in the Morrison County Record. In fact, that same headline could have been published for the last 14 years.Ronald Rinkel, one of the … Continue reading

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Brezinka recognized for service

Sobieski resident Jay Brezinka (right) receives the State of Minnesota 10-year service award from Camp Ripley Post Commander COL. Terry Dorenbush at a ceremony held at the camp. “Jay is a fine example of what a dedicated state employee should … Continue reading

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Swanville High School holds awards program

The annual high school award program was held on Friday, May 24. Principal Dennis Saurer, welcomed the students and encouraged them to work hard toward their goals. Saurer served as master of ceremonies assisted by other staff members. Staff Sargent … Continue reading

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Tony Larson heading back to state tennis

Tony Larson, a defending state tennis singles champion, has earned another trip to the state tennis tournament.Larson plays in the No. 1 singles slot for Swanville-Long Prairie/ Grey Eagle.Larson defeated Litchfield’s Doug Hagen 6-1, 6-1 Tuesday to win the Section … Continue reading

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Zack Solinger only Pioneer, Patriot or Royal going to state track meet

Zack Solinger, a freshman from Pierz, is the only trackster from Pierz, Royalton or Upsala/Swanville who will be competing in this year’s Class A state track meet.This year’s state track meet with be Wednesday and Thursday, June 5 and 6, … Continue reading

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