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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:15 AM

The Rushford-Peterson School Board covered several items, including the near-finalized new school plans, rooftop repair, and approving various services and items for the 2015-2016 school year, in their elongated two hour-plus meeting on Monday, July 20.

  • Lucky to be alive: Rushford woman survives serious accident

    Tami Sheeder is lucky to be alive. After a vicious car accident over Memorial Day weekend, doctors thought that Sheeder would be lucky to survive, let alone walk on her own again. Six weeks later, she is back in her own home, able to stand on her own two feet, and has a better understanding of who she is, after such an ordeal.



     
  • “This year was the most riders we've ever had, with 73 kids signed up to ride,” said Moose Hagedorn, organizer of Rushford Days Mutton Bustin event. “The last two years we signed up 60 kids, which was the limit. But this year was Homecoming and I think that's some of the reason why we passed the limit.”

     
  • Rushford Days tends to strike a solid balance between activities for kids, adults, and families. Committee member Chris Buchanan has been a great support in making the family activities the best that they can be.

     
  • Somewhere between 1,200 and 1,400 motorcycles will be passing through Rushford on Sunday, July 26, as part of the Ronald McDonald House motorcycle cruise. The cruise, which is a major fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, will not only be passing through Rushford between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., the large contingency will also be motoring through town on the return trip later in the afternoon.

     
  • “This show has been the most physically challenging show I have ever done,” said veteran Rushford Area Society for the Arts (RASA) star Burt Svendsen concerning the 2015 RASA production “Noises Off.”

     
  • The Rushford-Peterson School Board covered several items, including the near-finalized new school plans, rooftop repair, and approving various services and items for the 2015-2016 school year, in their elongated two hour-plus meeting on Monday, July 20.

     
  • Construction on CSAH 25 in Peterson is continuing on through the hot summer weeks. Monday morning’s meeting in Peterson recapped construction progress for the week of July 12 to 19.

     
  • In the Monday, July 20, Rushford-Peterson School Board meeting, Dean Beeninga, with ATS&R, presented the near final plans for the new school. While there are still minor tweaks to be made, the plans presented were fairly complete.



     
  •  R-P graduate Ben Markegard  featured in Agrinews article

    The largest regional junior Simmental show ever held in the nation wrapped up Saturday morning (June 20) at the Mower County fairgrounds.

     
  • Saying ‘yes’ to the dress

    The most romantic idea in the world, to some, is the idea of soulmates; two individuals that the universe has destined for each other since the dawn of time. According to Loren and Karolina Stream of Rushford, their recent wedding wasn’t the result of providence, fate, or the universe putting them together, it was decided by God.

     
  •   During the “appearance of interested citizens” portion of the July 13 Rushford City Council meeting, Rushford property owner Glen Palecek presented a written statement to the council.  
  • The Rushford Economic Development Authority (EDA) held a business subsidy hearing during its July 8 meeting and approved moving forward with the sale of the former community center building, located at 1108 Miller Circle, to Steve Brown of WinTech Electronics. The Rushford City Council approved the purchase agreement at the June 22 meeting. But there are a few hoops to jump through before the transaction becomes a reality.

     
  • The board heard from Mike Bubany concerning the CSAH 25 project bond. Bubany was authorized to pursue a bond of $575,000, paid over the course of 20 years, at the June meeting. The interest rate for the bond came in at 3.95 percent. The council approved the bond option that Bubany recommended.

     
  • The City of Rushford Village council approved the bid for a long awaited Tuff Lane Bridge project during the July 7 meeting.



     
Fair Season

It is officially fair season! Have you been to a county fair yet this year?


 

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