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Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 2:33 PM

I would like to thank the board of education for the opportunities that have been provided me in my short stay so far. At the March 16, 2015 meeting the board expressed their support of my leadership and style by ending the search for a new superintendent and offered me the position for the2015-2016 school year. I am pleased and privileged to have been offered, and I have accepted that invitation.

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 10:25 AM

When I was a senior in high school, I posed one of the cruelest questions ever to my parents.So, I asked, one night at the dinner table. How much money have you saved for my college education?

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 3:45 PM

Emotions were running high at the Monday night YME school board meeting. Teary eyes and heavy hearts pleaded with the school board to keep different school programs and positions in tact. Of special concern to the public was the possibility of cuts...

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 3:17 PM

After riding on an emotional roller coaster, the council proceeded to go about normal business with the knowledge that the cut discussion was looming and drawing ever near. Reports Dr. Rick Clark, the interim Superintendent gave his report.

Updated Feb 20, 2015 at 1:43 PM

Excitement filled the air at BRE last week. Students were hopping up and down as they waited to learn about how much money they had raised during the Jump  Rope for Heart program. Students had worked tirelessly since Jan. 9 to...

Updated Feb 17, 2015 at 4:07 PM

     Victoria "Tori" Cowles is the new school psychologist serving Clarkfield Area Charter School (CACS).     Cowles lives in Granite Falls and works for the Minnesota Valley Cooperative Center...

Updated Feb 9, 2015 at 9:53 AM

"An Afternoon of Stars" was the theme as SnoBall Week at YME got off to a fun start with the SnoBall Week coronation on Monday afternoon. SnoBall queen Paula Moratalla Rodriguez was crowned by the 2014 SnoBall Queen Morgan...

Updated Jan 30, 2015 at 4:31 PM

Yellow Medicine East’s 2015 SnoBall Royalty Court  YME is busy planning SnoBall Week 2015 -- scheduled for the week of February 2 through February 6. The royalty court is featured above. Coronation will take place in the...

Updated Jan 12, 2015 at 3:26 PM

Kaiden Tjosaas, a fourth grader at Bert Raney Elementary School won the 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Geographic Bee on December 16.  Ayden Friese, an eighth grader at YME Middle School won the 7th and 8th Grade Geographic Bee on December...

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