Area News

Will Hawley be the next school to “break the pencil” on cursive writing?

Hawley Elementary currently teaches cursive handwriting in third grade, but whether the ancient style of handwriting continues is now open for discussion. “We are having a larger discussion on cursive writing and going forward, catching up with the times,” Principal Ellingson stated and went on to say, “There are a lot of different philosophies, so…

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Hawley Boy Scouts

Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouts. “Generally 4% of scouts who start, make it to Eagle Scout. Hawley has had an amazing number of Eagle Scouts,” Scout Master, Jim Johansen stated. To find out more about Scouts … Read the Herald.

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Lake Agassiz Education Cooperative is Growing

Lake Agassiz Education Cooperative put roots down in the area back in 1979, with a mission to “Provide comprehensive, yet flexible supports that effectively utilize strengths and address the unique needs of students across the Cooperative.” The Cooperative started with four Districts: Barnesville, Hawley, Lake Park-Audubon, and Ulen-Hitterdal. In 2018, the Cooperative branched out to…

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Scams are everywhere

“It can happen to anyone,” Chief Backlund said. “I helped the guy get the back files off of his device. It can be very frustrating because these things seem so real.” If you missed this story, subscribe on-line today!!!

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God is Good … in any language

Bienvenido a Mexico (Welcome to Mexico)! Last week, Ryan Lewis and a team of short-term missions dropped us off in Oaxaca, Mexico, which I am told is nestled in a beautiful valley with treed mountains surrounding the city. This week, we’re going to hear from a few of them from why they volunteered to join…

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Handbell Ringers Return to Hawley Lutheran

Twelve members of the Handbell Choir and HLC are busily preparing for their music debut after a break of ten years. They played Christmas Carols for the Wednesday Advent Service on December 4 at 6 p.m. The group, which includes Pastor Paul and Pastor Tom of HLS, are led by Gayle Robertson.

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Census is about common sense

As 2020 approaches people think about a lot of things. Who will be the President? Will there be a Space Odyssey? What people don’t think about is that there is a 2020 census, and it is very important that everyone gets counted. That is what the Hawley City Council learned on the Monday, November 18…

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Red River Ag Puts Roots Down in fertile Hawley

On the threshold of Harvest Season, Red River Ag (218-483-9090) purchased the Hawley Cooperative Elevator Company’s South Plant located at 400 Elevator St. Red River Ag is a family-owned operation. “Our family has been in the business roughly forty-years now. We’re the fourth generation on the farm, and this is another way to keep working…

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