Grand Meadow News

10/15/2018 05:33 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Kingsland schools betting big on trade programs 

But other forms of budgeting can also be in play in the form of a referendum, or vote, as a special ballot question in the November election. The Kingsland Public School District has developed one such vote, proposing a $350,000 increase in funding next year to go toward more vocational programming and coursework in the schools.

10/15/2018 08:47 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Many locations in north Iowa, southern Minnesota receive 1-2 inches of snow 

The first measurable snowfall fell Sunday throughout north Iowa and southern Minnesota, with most locations receiving between 1-2 inches. In West Concord, Minnesota, three inches of snow fell.

09/27/2018 02:18 AM  ~~~Source~~~
S. Dakota man injured when motorcycle hits deer 

A motorcycle struck a deer Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 90 about five miles east of Dexter, injuring the rider. Christopher Leonard Willman, 36, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was driving a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on I-90 when a deer ran out of the ditch and onto the roadway, where the motorcycle struck it, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.

09/25/2018 03:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
High school course addresses teacher shortage 

Schools across the nation are continuing to see a shortage of teachers and Grand Meadows High School is doing something about it. The school is offering and Introduction to Education course where high school students are the teachers.

09/24/2018 03:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Open house Sept. 25 in Grand Meadow for Hwy 16 paving project in 2019 

The public is invited to an open house on Tuesday, September 25 in Grand Meadow to learn more about the improvements planned for Highway 16 during a paving project in 2019 from Dexter to Spring Valley, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Representatives of MnDOT will be available to answer questions and provide information from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Grand Meadow Community Center, 116 Grand Ave. E. in Grand Meadow.