Two students at Lester Prairie School were recently selected by Lester Prairie American Legion Auxiliary to attend Boys State and Girls State, which takes place Sunday, June 9 through Saturday, June 15. Evan Lee will attend Boys State at St. John's University in Collegeville, and Emily Rademacher will attend Girls State at Bethel College in St. Paul.
Alex Williams and Stetson Quast were in awe of the dinosaur fossils they unearthed during "D is for Dinosaur Day" at Winsted Elementary School recently.
Students in third and fourth grade at St. James Lutheran School in Howard Lake enjoyed a field trip to the Minnesota Capitol building recently.
Here's a look at some of the top stories in the May 17 paper:
Five votes LESTER PRAIRIE, MN Voters in the Lester Prairie School District got a lesson in the value of each vote May 14 when the district’s $13 million building referendum failed by a narrow margin of five votes, with 470 “no” votes and 465 “yes” votes cast, according to the unofficial results.
Alphabetically counting the days WINSTED, MN First-graders at Winsted Elementary School began alphabetically counting down the days to summer May 1, and will continue until Thursday, June 6. Each day, the students are given a letter of the alphabet and a theme for the day. Examples include a dress up day, an activity to complete together, or something fun to bring in.