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Funeral services for Roy Irvin Fluegel of Morris were held Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Father Alan Wielinski and Deacon Stan Hennen officiated. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Morris. Roy Irvin Fluegel, son of Ernest and Rose (Heines) Fluegel, was born July 14, 1912 in Scott Township in Stevens County, Minnesota, where he grew up on the family farm. When Roy was 12, his father passed away and Roy and his siblings along with a hired hand, were responsible for the chores.
A new chancellor will welcome new and returning University of Minnesota, Morris students, staff and faculty when classes begin Aug. 28. Jacqueline Johnson was named UMM's fifth chancellor this spring, succeeding Sam Schuman. "As a newcomer to the university, I share with our entering students a sense of anticipation and expectation as the new school year begins," Johnson said. "This is a most exciting time in their lives and I believe that they have made an excellent educational choice.
By Eric Ebert West Central Tribune GLENWOOD -- A Benson doctor is facing three misdemeanor charges in Pope County after allegedly chasing after a car, forcing it to pull over and assaulting the driver. Dr.
After the success of its 2006 fund-raising calendar, the Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance will again produce a calendar for 2007 in an effort to support the cultural life in the region. Photographers of all ages are invited to submit photographs for consideration. The theme for this year's calendar will be the architecture -- interpreted broadly -- of West Central Minnesota. Digital images that represent the architectural wonders, curiosities, and surprises in the region are invited. Photographers should send only digital submissions, preferably on a CD.
GOLF Pomme de Terre Golf Club Men's League Week 12 Standings Final Season Results Team Points Raymond James 115.5 Wente's 113.5 R&B Tire 100.5 New York Life 87.5 Willie's Super Valu 71 Heartland 66 PDT Golf Club 58.5 Old No. 1 46.5 Total Mortgage 39.5 No Names 25.5 First Federal 13.5 Event Winners -- Week 12 Low score -- Rick Stark (First Federal) 33 Low net score -- Scott Mundal (Raymond James) 29 Closest to pin No. 6 - Rick Stark (First Federal) 42" Closest to pin No. 8 - Scott Mundal (Raymond James) 11'0" Longest putt No.
The trapshooting season has come to a close at the 9F Club in Morris. The league held the Shoot-Off competition Sunday to cap off a successful year at the range. The Morris Rifle Club was named the Shoot - Off Champions by outscoring the Moose Island Raiders, 110-109. Protection shoot winners were Steve Mullins and Ryan Smith. Each of them took top honors by shooting a score of 23. The Morris Rifle Club also took first place for the season with 1,117 points. In second place, with 1,098 points, was the Moose Island Raiders.
Fifteen skateboarders participated in the Morris Madness Skateboard Contest, held Friday, Aug. 18 at the Prairie Renaissance Skate Park.
It was a beautiful day to be outdoors and on the course at the Pomme de Terre Golf Club Sunday. The Club was busy hosting a men's tournament and the course was busy with golfers and spectators watching all the action. Qualifying matches were held Saturday for the Championship flight. Tom Zosel of Morris was the eventual winner, defeating Dean Danter for the trophy. There were six other flights, besides a seniors flight. Match results can be found on page 2B of this issue.
The Cross Country team has started practicing and is gearing up to host an invitational next Monday, Aug. 28. Girls from Morris Area, Hancock, and Chokio-Alberta, along with the MAHS boys' team, have been running since Aug. 14. This year there are 24 runners on the team. While there are only two seniors and three juniors, six sophomores are on the squad. Add to that two freshmen and three eighth graders. Eight seventh graders are giving Cross Country a try this fall. Coach Marv Meyer said the numbers are a little stronger this year.
By William L. Bainbridge More than 50 million students and 3 million teachers are returning to 130,000 public and private U.S. schools over the next few weeks. The total investment will be about $543 billion in school year 2006-2007 for staff salaries and benefits, instructional materials, testing, transportation, food services, student support, maintenance of buildings and capital outlay for new buildings or expansions.