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By Tammy Swift Father's Day was the perfect time to spend quality time with dear old dad. And what better way to do it than to watch a movie? In lieu of the obvious choices - "Mr. Mom," "Parenthood" - I've chosen a few vintage selections, which may not be as well known. If dad is paying for a wedding: He may enjoy the original "Father of the Bride," starring Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor.
By William L Bainbridge Perhaps there is at least one magic bullet to help improve our schools. A school system in Mississippi has documented significant gains in student attendance and test scores while reducing dropouts and suspension/expulsion rates. Superintendent Pat Cooper exudes enthusiasm when he talks about the role of comprehensive school health in systemic education reform. Currently leader of the McComb School District in Mississippi, it is no coincidence that Cooper formerly served as executive director of the National School Health Education Coalition. Cooper proclaims, "Sch
10 Years Ago June 20, 1996 Tribune The Swan Lake 4-H club is celebrating its 75th anniversary. On June 23, former 4-Hers will have an opportunity to attend one last meeting and participate in that celebration. Co-planners for the event are Sharon Ehlers, Barb Nadgwick, Linda Retzlaff and Carol Bratton. They decided to structure the event like a 4-H meeting. Current and former 4-Hers will gather at the Swan Lake town hall, sing 4-H songs and say the pledge. Old business will include memories of former members.
Media going 'mad' Motorcycle riders have ridden with and without helmets for decades. Some have been killed with a helmet and without a helmet. But now, after the motorcycle accident by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the news media -- especially television -- have gone "mad," calling for helmet laws. The football star was riding a "crotch rocket," not especially known for riders to ride with care, even though I have no idea if Mr. Roethlisberger was among those speeding.
Paul Marcus Cohen, passed away June 9, 2006, while in his mother and big sister Mackenzie's arms. Paul had been hospitalized for one week at Minneapolis Children's Hospital. Burial was held Friday, June 16, 2006 at Summit Cemetery of Morris. Paul was born on January 6, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris. Paul was a very sweet baby boy. His big brown eyes and curly hair made him special. He loved to watch TV, go on walks with special friends, Melissa and Grace, roll over, eat and watch his sister entertain him.
15 Years Ago June 4, 1991 Sun Graduation ceremonies at MAHS included all the familiar trappings: fanning of faces with commencement programs and feverish picture-taking (these days with video cams along with conventional cameras). The Salutatory was given by Marie Axtmann and the Valedictory by Laura Meyers. Supt. Dennis Rettke gave the welcome. New retirees were recognized by Sarah Holmgren, Student Council president, and Cathy Smith, senior class president, shared a class thank you for teacher Linda Devitt.
ST. CLOUD -- Morris Area assistant baseball coach Jim Greenwaldt kind of spit out the words, "deuces are wild," after glancing at the Joe Faber Field scoreboard. Assistant coach Glen Radcliffe agreed. "Two outs, two runs, two outs, two runs," Radcliffe said.
On Tuesday evening, the Morris Tiger Sharks traveled to Fergus Falls for a NLSA swim meet, and the sharks tried out 11 new events, worked for 15 time cuts, and achieved 22 Minnesota "B" and "C" time swims. Led by coaches Emma Durkee and Tess Cotter, the Sharks had 15 swimmers among the 85 at the meet. In the 8-under division, in her first Tiger Sharks meet, Kalley Johnson took a first and second place finish in the 25 yard freestyle and breaststroke events with times of 34.57 and 54.82, respectively.
Joyce (Chan, Hansen) Bogen, age 87 of Glenwood, died Monday, June 12, 2006 at the Glenwood Retirement Village. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 17, 2006 at the Glenwood Lutheran Church with Pastor Randy Chrissis officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery near Alexandria. A visitation was held at the Hoplin Funeral Home on Friday from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. and will also be for one hour prior to the service at church. Joyce Katheleen Bogen, the daughter of Bennett and Emma (Johnson) Moen, was born December 20, 1918 on the family farm in Nora Township, Pope County.
Funeral services for Thomas Peter Hein of Morris will be held Saturday, June 17, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at West Zion Lutheran Church, rural Hancock. Reverend Becky Worner will be officiating. Visitation will be held Friday from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and for one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Thomas Peter Hein, son of Ellsworth and Irene (Schleper) Hein, was born on December 3, 1952 in St. Cloud. He graduated from Paynesville High School in 1970.