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Midkota adds three to teaching staff

Posted September 11, 2014 at 3:59 pm

By Sherry Lind | Editor

Midkota has three new members on its teaching staff. Two are at the elementary school in Binford and one at the high school in Glenfield.

Jeff Ringstad is the new social studies/geography/history teacher for the secondary school. He graduated from Mayville State University in May 2014 with a B.S. in Education with a social studies composite. He says that he is “very lucky” to have gotten a teaching position near where he lives so soon after graduation. “I’ve wanted to teach all my life.” But, like for many of us, life

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    Hanson and Hackman crowned King and Queen

    Hanson and

    Hackman crowned King and Queen

    Photo by Dutton’s Valley Gallery

    Crowned the 2014 Griggs County Central Homecoming King and Queen were Justin Hanson and Mariah Hackman. Making up the Homecoming court were senior girls Jadin Carlson, Chelsea Ellefson, Nicole Samson, and Taylor Zimprich and senior boys Beau Beattie, Hunter Engel, Kevin Heinz, and Riley Nelson

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    Steve and Cheryl Dick Family

    Posted August 14, 2019 at 3:52 pm

    Since Heinrich and Helena Schultz purchased the land from the railroad in 1875, the Dick farm has been family-owned and operated. Before what is now known as KBQ, Steve Dick’s late

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    Restoring life to old pillows

    Posted August 13, 2019 at 4:55 pm


    For several years, the American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored a pillow-cleaning event in Larchwood. Kraft Pillow Service from Kingsley, Iowa, makes arrangements to come to

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    Supporting the hometown team

    Posted August 13, 2019 at 4:41 pm


    Supporting a small-town amateur baseball team can sometimes be a struggle, but for the town of Larchwood sustaining the Larchwood

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    Pretty in pink

    Posted August 13, 2019 at 4:40 pm


    For Ed and Linda Van Der Brink of Alvord, the garden in their back yard has been a labor of

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