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School Bus Safety Discussed on AM Minnesota
It won't be long and kids will be back in school and every year there are a number of stop arm violations in our state. Minnesota Department of Public Safety numbers for 2016 show there were 1,318 drivers ticketed for stop arm violations.
Faribault School Board Votes Unanimously for Bond Request
The Faribault Public School Board voted unanimously Monday night to have a vote this November on a $86.1 million bond issue.
KDHL spoke with board member Chad Wolff about the vote and he said the board was, "very excited about the proposal" they are bringing to the community...
Faribault Superintendent Talks Facilities on AM Minnesota
Faribault Public Schools Superintendent Todd Sesker will discuss recent recommendations by a task force set up to look at facilities across the school district.
The show begins at 9:30AM,and if you can't tune in at that time it will be available on our YouTube channel for your information any ti…
Little Theatre of Owatonna Announces Scholarship Winners
The Little Theatre of Owatonna has announced the recipients of the 2017 Veta Alexander Scholarships.
The winners are:

Rachel Bluhm, a 2017 graduate of Medford High School. She's the daughter of Jeff and Michelle Bluhm of Medford. Rachel will attend the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
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Southern Minnesota Boasts 2 Teacher of the Year Finalists
Congratulations Southern Minnesota. Your students are well-educated!
Education Minnesota has released the names of the 11 finalists for 2017 Minnesota teacher of the year, and two of them are from Southern Minnesota: Sarah Swan McDonald, a Northfield High School social studies teacher and Scott Noet,…
Jerry Visits a Divine Mercy Classroom
Last Tuesday, Brett Fuchs and I visited the third-grade classes at the Divine Mercy School in Faribault. Two classes were combined for one presentation. Kendra Schroeder was unable to help out this time. Being the Extension educator in Rice and Steele counties, she had to help with the annual Rice a…
Jerry Visits the Faribault STEM School
It was another enjoyable time this afternoon talking with the third-graders at the STEM school in Faribault. The students are always very excited and interested to learn about all the food they eat that has some form of corn and soybeans in it...
Jerry Had Another Classroom Visit This Morning
I had another opportunity to talk with third-graders this morning at Roosevelt Elementary School in Faribault. Extension Educator Kendra Shroeder and Brent Fuchs, a farmer, also joined me to talk about farming and how food ends up in the grocery store...

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