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‘On the road’ to its new home
The old gray house, previously owned by Carl and Joyce Magers and located at the intersection of First St. NW and Second Ave. NW, moved to its new location in Black Hammer on Wednesday, May 4. The home has been purchased by Julie Chapman and Dave Gardner, and a company from Lakeville moved the building. Spring Grove School students of all ages were lined up to watch the mammoth structure as it moved right past the school and down State Highway 44. The house was moved to clear the site where a new daycare and learning center being built by Darcy Thorson, which is to open later this summer.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:03 AM
Spring Grove Public Schools has announced its third quarter honor rolls for the 2015-2016 school year.

  • Spring Grove Public Schools has announced its third quarter honor rolls for the 2015-2016 school year.

  • Members of the Spring Grove Music Boosters are organizing an instrument drive, designed to help local residents clean out attics, basements, closets and other storage places.

  • Spring Grove band concert is Friday
    The Spring Grove bands will perform their "Programmatic and Contest" concert Friday, March 18, at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium. 

  • In an effort to promote early childhood literacy, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) and Capstone are offering BookStart grants to regional organizations working with young children. Now in its 14th year, the BookStart program is intended to ensure every child has their own book at home to read or be read to by family members.

  • Spring Grove second grade  students set presidential goal
    Members of the Spring Grove second grade class completed the statement, “If I were president for a day, I would . . .” in honor of President’s Day, to be observed next Monday.

  • Teens and film will be a winning match at the Oneota Film Festival thanks to the generosity of the Iowa Arts Council (IAC - a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs) and the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • Shakespeare meets Dr. Seuss as  drama students prepare one-act play

    Local fans of Shakespearean comedy who may also enjoy a certain children's author will want to mark their calendars: “The Seussification of a Midsummer Night's Dream” is coming to Spring Grove. 

  • The Minnesota FFA Foundation announces the James W. Tracy scholarship. The scholarship is available to Minnesota high school seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary school in the U.S. (certificate, diploma or degree) and studying agriculture or animal husbandry. The foundation will award five $1,000 scholarships. 

  • Spring Grove Public School announced its first quarter honor roll for the 2015-2016 school year.

  • Spring Grove bands invite all to winter concert Monday

    The debut band concert for the 2015-16 Spring Grove band department will be held Monday, Dec. 14, at 7 p. m. as the students present their winter band concert.

  • The Spring Grove High School has been provided with a  $100,000 scholarship fund, beginning in 2016. The LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning) Scholarship Fund will be financed from a like monetary gift to provide an ever-sustaining $5,000 annual scholarship to a qualifying Spring Grove graduating senior.

  •   Local Spanish teacher Jim Tripp and Language and Friendship, Inc., are teaming up to bring area students to Costa Rica for 14 days
  • Spring Grove students are invited to participate in this year’s NFL Punt, Pass & Kick (PPK) contest on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Blayne Onsgard Memorial Football Field.

  • Kelly Services is accepting applications for its annual “Future Engineers Scholarship” – a $5,000 award that will be presented to one eligible undergraduate student in December 2015.

  • Mediacom Communications is offering $55,000 in scholarship support for high-school seniors who plan to obtain further education.

Special Session

The Minnesota Legislature was left with some unfinished business after their Sunday deadline passed this week. Do you think Gov. Mark Dayton should call for a special session so the lawmakers can tie up these loose ends?


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