Truman Public School enrolling students

TRUMAN — If you are caught by the Truman Police Department wearing your bike helmet or seat belt, you will be rewarded in a special way. No matter your age, please be safe.


To help our athletes and support our school, Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic is offering free sports physicals for athletes entering grades 7-12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays through Aug. 27.

To make an appointment, call (507) 642-5200. You will need to bring your completed and signed Minnesota State High School League sports physical form. They can be downloaded at https://bit.ly/2ArFvZo.


Truman Public School is now taking enrollments for grades K-12 as well as free preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds. Preschool spots are filling up fast.

For more information or to enroll, call (507) 776-2111 or go to the school web page: www.truman.k12.mn.us


Hunters can start planning for the deer season with the release of the 2020 Minnesota hunting and trapping regulation handbook, now available on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources deer hunting page at mndnr.gov/hunting/deer

Barbara Keller, DNR big game program leader, said that this season hunters in general will see more chances to harvest deer and that these opportunities are due to increases in deer populations in much of the state, and as part of their response to chronic wasting disease in southern Minnesota.

Hunting licenses go on sale Saturday and are available at any DNR license agent, by telephone at (888) 665-4236 or online at mndnr.gov/buyalicense. Additional regulation changes are detailed on the DNR’s deer hunting webpage at mndnr.gov/hunting/deer


The Prairieland facility in Truman is accepting household hazardous waste. Appliances and electronics will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday by appointment only. It is free to dispose of household hazardous waste, but a charge for each appliance or electronic item is $15. To make an appointment, phone (507) 776-3232.


Three seats are open on the Truman Public School Board. If you are interested in filing, contact the district at (507) 776-2111. The filing period is July 28 until 5 p.m. Aug. 11. The general election is Nov. 3.


Elections for the city of Truman will be held Nov. 3 for the following offices: One mayor for a two-year term, and two council members for four-year terms. The filings for candidacy are open now until 5 p.m. Aug. 11 at City Hall.


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