CLEARVIEW FUTURE. Clearview Principal Sheri Rutar and St. Cloud Schools Superintendent Willie L. Jett II are shown at a school event in Clear Lake earlier this year. A new plan for the district will add 15 minutes to the school day at all St. Cloud schools, Including Clearview, beginning next fall (see related article). The district will present a new strategic development plan in February.
A GROUP OF FOOD SHELF VOLUNTEERS who helped put together Thanksgiving Day meals this week. (From left) Dan Koren, Betty Loehr, Corky Rainer, Erv Stute, Karen Lietha, Verlie Lorch, Jean Meyer, Nancy Bettein, Diane Stute, Nick Eiden and Michelle Mace. (Photo by Ken Francis.)
The Thanksgiving Ecumenical Choir consisted of members from Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church and Saron Lutheran Church. They sang many songs, including “All Are Welcome” and “We Will Give Thanks.”(Photo by Aleah Stenberg)
A CROSSING GUARD helps Big Lake students get across Eagle Lake Road after school Tuesday afternoon. The county just purchased LED lights to install on crosswalk signs to make them more noticeable to drivers. (Photo by Ken Francis.)
Congratulations to the Big Lake students who participated! Pictured from left to right: front row: Jessalyn Roussin, Bella Kallas, Cassie Knick. Second row: Cacia Stanley-Sanford, Autumn Clyde, Halley Alt. Third row: Natalia Springsteen, DeAnn Schmitt, Lauren McCreery, Abi Klier, Allison Bahe. Back row: Ms. Ebanks (BLHS Choir Director), Alyssa Nguyen, Donnie Johnson, Shantal Whitelaw. Not pictured: Crystal Nordquist, Jaidyn Anthoney, Julianna DeLong, Liz Thompson, Aerica Joos.
Congratulations to Big Lake High School 11th grader, Cacia Stanley-Sanford, who was chosen as first runner-up for the 2014 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City!
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HISTORIC FIND. SCSU graduate student Jeff Williams is shown with copies of the Red Wing Republican Eagle newspaper that detail a week's worth of the fighting on Iwo Jima in 1945. Williams said he found the historic treasure at a rummage sale and paid $20 for the five newspapers. (Photos by David Hannula.)