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Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Tensions flared in Clarkfield last week when an informational talk about the upcoming YME School district levy referendum came to town. YME Superintendent Dr. Rick Clark hosted this public meeting on Thursday, September 24 in order to inform community members about the upcoming levy and to address any concerns they might have.

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Low pay isn't the only aspect that makes experienced and new teachers alike question if they can stay in education.

Updated Sep 24, 2015 at 4:25 PM

Memorabilia from Granite Falls’ first hockey team––one of three teams in the area that earned an invite to the State’s first hockey tournament in 1945––and an autographed picture of Larry Cole–– placed...

Updated Sep 24, 2015 at 3:28 PM

Leslie Refsland will be teaching Early Childhood Special Education at BRE. She hails from Sacred Heart, where she attended Renville - Sacred Heart High School. She went on to college at South Dakota State University where she received her B.S. in...

Updated Sep 24, 2015 at 3:05 PM

Emily Hartwig grew up in Truman, Minnesota, and graduated from Truman High School. She attended Southwest Minnesota State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, and a minor in Special Education. She...

Updated Sep 10, 2015 at 1:29 PM

New Speech Pathologist, Judith Intagliata, grew up in the Chicago suburbs and graduated high school from Bloom Trail High School. She attended Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois for her undergraduate studies in Recreational Therapy where...

Updated Sep 10, 2015 at 1:16 PM

Dawn Richardson is the new school psychologist, providing educational consultation and testing related to special education services. She grew up in western Michigan and attended Adrian College in Michigan for her bachelors degree.

Updated Sep 4, 2015 at 11:28 AM

The Minnesota West Community and Technological Campus in Granite Falls began fall classes this past week. With new Minnesota West campus President Terry Gaalswyk and second year local campus Dean Rebecca Webber now firmly at the helm there is...

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 10:34 AM

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome students, staff and parents to the 2015-2016 school year! In just a couple of weeks the summer vacations and work schedules will wind down and the day to day schedules of school will be the driving...

Updated Aug 13, 2015 at 2:50 PM

Last Monday, the YME school board got a glimpse into the performance of the district's student body.  The board was given the opportunity to review the Minnesota Comprehensive Assesments (MCA) scores.

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 2:12 PM

The Granite Falls Area Community Theater is back at it this summer, this time with a production of Aladdin, Jr.

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