Monthly Archives: September 2011

Butterflies Are Free (but soccer costs four-fifty)

As we headed out the door Wednesday night, the supervisor noticed Monarch butterflies were dining in her flower garden.  No doubt stoking up for the long trip to Mexico?  They did not seem to mind being the objects of the … Continue reading

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So Long, Big Jeff, It’s Been Good to Know You!

I had to drop by the school Wednesday night to pay my final respects.  After all, it was my school too.  On Tuesday the voters in School District 206 decided it was time for a new high school.  Jefferson had performed … Continue reading

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Homecoming IV

The Game.  The Cards came into the game with an 0-3 record – but they had been competitive in every game.  They were probably the favorite, however, against the St. Cloud Apollo Eagles.  The scoreboard above pretty much tells the … Continue reading

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Homecoming III

The Parade.  I believe the consensus of opinion was that this was the 4th year in a row of absolutely beautiful weather for homecoming (unlike the star-crossed Grape Stomp).  The Class of ’66 held their reunion to coincide with homecoming, … Continue reading

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Homecoming II

[Wall of Wine, sponsored by Westside Liquor and Coborn’s Cashwise.] After the Hall of Fame luncheon on Friday afternoon, all went home, changed attire to something allegedly 50’s-retro, and came back to the Ballroom that evening to celebrate the 3rd … Continue reading

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Homecoming I

The Education Foundation’s activities were the opening acts for the long homecoming weekend.  Thursday night at Woodland Elementary, two of the new Hall of Fame inductees treated their audiences to presentations in their respective fields – Dr. Patrick Redig on … Continue reading

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The Week in Soccer

The staff photographer covered the 1-1 home tie with Moorhead and the 2-1 win at St. Cloud Apollo (the team finished the week with a 1-0 loss at Fergus).  Sarah “Baby Bruiser” Bruzek was named Central Lakes Conference performer of … Continue reading

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