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  • A Classroom in the Tropics
    Each spring, Chatfield Elementary School second-graders learn about the tropical rain forest. It has been a growing adventure over the last 30-plus years, especially in Janel Eischens’ classroom.
  • ‘Open Mic Night’

    About 80 people attended the first-ever ‘Hometown Eclectic’ open microphone presentation Friday evening (May 20) at the Belle Plaine Library. The next ‘Hometown Eclectic’ open mic presentation is set for Saturday, June 11, 6-8 p.m., in the B.P. School District’s Performing Arts Center (PAC). The event is also being billed as a benefit for the Belle Plaine Food Shelf.

  • Steffen Closing Hardware Store After ‘Retirement Sale’
    He’s had sales before, opportunities to move product out the door at reduced prices. But this sale will be different for Jim Steffen, owner of Steffen Hardware.
  • Coborn’s Staff Offer Co-Worker, His Family a Helping Hand
    Andrea Jahr loves being around people, especially as she battles cancer. The fund-raiser her husband’s co-workers held for them Sunday (May 22) was just what the doctor ordered.
  • DARE Graduation
    Fifth-graders at Oak Crest Elementary School who completed DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) training were recently honored at a graduation ceremony in the school’s gymnasium May 10.
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  • Tigers Get No. 6 Seed in Section
    The Belle Plaine High School softball team absorbed some blows in the conference standings when it got swept in a doubleheader in its own park by Minnesota River Conference power Le Sueur-Henderson last Tuesday by counts of 3-0 and 11-1.
  • Belle Plaine Girls, Boys Win MRC Team Championships
    Eight relay events (four boys and four girls) were run at Thursday’s Minnesota River Conference Championships in Jordan and Belle Plaine won them all, helping pave the way for a pair of 2016 team titles for the Tigers.
  • The Belle Plaine High School baseball team clinched its third Minnesota River Conference championship in a row with a doubleheader sweep of Le Sueur-Henderson.
  • The Belle Plaine High School girls’ golf team got plenty of catching up done with a trio of Minnesota River Conference meets this past week, finishing the season third in the MRC standings.
  • Over the past week, the Tigers lost to a Class A opponent (Minneapolis Mudcats) and Class B opponent (Chanhassen).
  • Rolan Leon Seaver, 98, passed away May 19, 2016 at his home, with family by his side.

  • Albert Koenig
    Albert Koenig, 91, of Jordan, passed away on May 21, 2016.  

  • Donald H. Schaefer, 78, of Henderson passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at The Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine.

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Water break at Cardinal Ridge Apartments
Film Shot in Belle Plaine Could Become ‘Best of Fest’ Entrant
A short film shot largely in Belle Plaine, including Sparetime Tavern, this past weekend is destined to premier later this winter as an entrant in Z Fest in Minneapolis.
Scott County Fair 2014
Honoring High School Wrestling Coach Kevin Slack
St Patrick's Day 2013
Belle Plaine MN St. Patrick's Day 2013 Celebration
New Prague Middle School Shooting Hoax Press Conference
New Prague Middle School was locked down and a 12-year-old boy was later arrested on suspicion of making a phone call that indicated a possible shooting

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  • Birth  Announcement
    Curtis and Melissa (Wolf) Wick of Lonsdale are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Grace Wick, who was born March 23, 2016.
  • Engagement
    Alan and Tammy Pickar of Belle Plaine are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kyeanna Pickar, to Stuart Blomgren.
  • Birth  Announcement
    Mike and Amanda Berg of rural Carver are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Sven Anton Berg, who was born at 11:26 a.m. February 26, 2016.
  • 30 Years Ago (1986)
    Eighty seniors were expected to receive diplomas at 1986 graduation exercises at Belle Plaine High School on Sunday, June 1 starting at 2 p.m.
  • An evening of music by the violin and piano pupils of Miss Margaret Wigham was given at the high school. She was a nationally-known composer of teaching material, having won several national honors.

  • The local power company, which had been bought by the Foshay Co. of Minneapolis that spring, was sold to Interstate Power Co. of Dubuque, Iowa.

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