People & Events
Blue Earth Kiwanis offer pillow cleaning
The Kiwanis Club of Blue Earth is sponsoring its annual “Fluff and Puff” pillow cleaning for feather and down pillows from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton Hall in Blue Earth. For people’s convenience, those using the service may drop off their pillows from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Hamilton Hall. New pillows and custom pillows are also available to people’s specifications. Everyone is invited.
Holy Hotdish meal planned Tuesday
Holy Hotdish will continue from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 211 Budd St., Fairmont. The menu will consist of tatertot hotdish, coleslaw, dinner roll, Jello, scotcheroos, lemonade and coffee. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Everyone is invited.
Blue Earth Area to hold conferences
Parent-student-teacher conferences for students in grades 8-12 will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday in the commons at Blue Earth Area High School in Blue Earth. Students are encouraged to attend conferences along with their parents or alone if parents are unable to attend. PreACT exam results for 10th-grade students have been shared with them. Parents of 10th-graders are welcome to meet with Mrs. Lindsey about their students’ scores and what they mean. There also will be a Parent Advisory meeting 6:30 p.m. that night in the media center at the school. Those with topics they would like to discuss may email Mr. Ewing at email@example.com. All parents are urged to attend.
The following area students were awarded degrees and honors following the 2018 fall semester for South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D.: Buffalo Center — Katelin Frerichs, bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food and environmental services (cum laude); Fairmont — Pauline Anderson, bachelor’s degree in nursing; Chelsey Findley, bachelor’s degree in education and human sciences; Macy Petrowiak, bachelor’s degree in nursing; Jennifer Svoboda, bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food and environmental services; Granada — Ryan Gronewold, bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food and environmental services; Jackson — Logan Ryberg, bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food and environmental services; Lakota — Shelby Berte, bachelor’s degree in education and human sciences (magna cum laude); Mountain Lake — Faith Smith, bachelor’s degree in education and human sciences; Swea City — Alexander Krantz, bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food and environmental services; Trimont — Jacob Sinn, bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food and environmental services (cum laude).
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