Days Gone By Week of Feb. 23, 2015

125 YEARS AGOFebruary 21, 1890The handsome new flag for our schoolhouse arrived on last Friday and it is a beauty. It is 9×18 feet and the best made. Arrangements for raising it will be made as soon as possible. It will necessarily take some time as an extraordinary stout staff will have to be erected and fixed permanently upon the […]

Woodstock News Week of Feb. 23, 2015

Winter is still with us. Will March bring more favorable temps? March has been known to be not so friendly either! Stay calmthis too shall pass!Girl’s basketball continues, bringing Ed and Kathy O’Hearn and the Manderscheids to Tyler Saturday morning to watch Kennedy’s team play. Kennedy has been unable to play recently due to a leg injury, but was in […]

Holland News Week of Feb. 23, 2015

It’s Monday morning, about six degrees below zero, the wind is not blowing and it almost seems like a heat wave. That north wind is so brutal. I hope this week will be a good one for everybody.A week ago this morning Miss Rae celebrated her birthday at the Center, helping her celebrate were cousins, neighbors and friends. May you […]

Web-exclusive – On Safari: Arrows take down Panthers in overtime and Eagles pick off Patriots in boys’ basketball playoff tilts

Pipestone Area and Southwest Christian were in the thick of it Tuesday evening in their respective sub-section boys’ basketball semifinal games, and both emerged victorious to advance to the finals.The third-seeded Arrows (16-9) earned a Section 3AA North title tilt against top-seeded Redwood Valley (21-6) with a thrilling 68-65 overtime victory over No. 2 Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in Montevideo, while the second-seeded […]

School Board asked to strengthen violence policies

Parents tell other side of the story about the school fight and problems with how incidents related to their daughter have been handled at PAS

Two parents asked the Pipestone Area School Board during its Feb. 23 meeting to strengthen the district’s policies on violence following an alleged assault at the school on Feb. 9.”The district needs to make changes to the policies that discipline violence or to the administrators who enforce them,” said Kristyn Taber, whose 15-year-old daughter was the alleged victim in a […]

PAS hosts 6th annual Speech Tournament

PAS Speechies take 8th for the day

If you were at Pipestone Area Schools (PAS) middle school/high school last Saturday, Feb. 21, you would have seen many students talking to walls and lockers while gesturing expressively with their faces, hands and bodies. This practice created an air of intensity and focus within the corridors until just before 9:30 a.m. Then, as if heeding the call of a […]

“Resort Rescue” starring Historic Calumet Inn airs Monday

March 2 on the Travel Channel

The Historic Calumet Inn is about to star in yet another reality TV series.The “Resort Rescue” episode featuring the Pipestone hotel will air on the Travel Channel on Monday, March 2, at 8 a.m. CST, according to Vanda Smrkovski, Calumet owner/operator.The premise of the series, according to the “Resort Rescue” website, is that host Shane Green follows the hotel’s staff […]