Sponsored by Bluestem Dental, the annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning raises money and food that is donated to the Food Shelf.
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Sponsored by Bluestem Dental, the annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning raises money and food that is donated to the Food Shelf. Runners, walkers and bikers enjoyed a little warmer weather this year with temperatures in the 30s, with foggy but relatively warm conditions. Turkey Trot was... + continue reading
Elizabeth Langan (left) sings “Santa Baby”, while members of the Jazz I group perform in the background during the BHS “A Jazzin’ Holiday Concert,” Monday night in the Junior High Auditorium.  In the background are trumpet player Gracie Grussing, and trombonist Nathan Habben (right)., The saxophones are featured during one of the songs by the Jazz I group.  From left to right are Dana Rud, Erin Dubbels, Mariah Ahrndt, Abbie Mitteness, Benji McGee, and Gracie Lenz.
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The “A Jazzin’ Holiday Concert” took place Monday night in the Jr. High Auditorium. Pictured, top: Elizabeth Langan (left) sings “Santa Baby”, while members of the Jazz I group perform in the background during the BHS “A Jazzin’ Holiday Concert,”... + continue reading
Tanner Rohner (with ball) and Brandon Rasmusson (right) return as two of the leaders for the KMS boys basketball team this season.
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The KMS boys basketball team is primed for a breakout season this year after winning just two games last season and one in each of the two previous seasons before that. The Saints were set to open up the season Friday, Dec. 2 at MACCRAY, followed by a game at Prinsburg CMCS, Tuesday, Dec. 13 and... + continue reading
Pictured: Shawn Aarhus (19) controls the puck for the MBA boys hockey team, which opened up the season with a loss at Litchfield-DC, Saturday.
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The Morris-Benson Area boys hockey team opened up the season with a 12-0 loss at Litchfield-DC, Saturday. The Storm managed just six shots on net during the loss, while LDC had over 20 shots each period. The Storm are coming off a 2-21 season from a year ago, that included only a 3-0 win over... + continue reading
Sponsored by Bluestem Dental, the annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning raises money and food that is donated to the Food Shelf.
Elizabeth Langan (left) sings “Santa Baby”, while members of the Jazz I group perform in the background during the BHS “A Jazzin’ Holiday Concert,” Monday night in the Junior High Auditorium.  In the background are trumpet player Gracie Grussing, and trombonist Nathan Habben (right)., The saxophones are featured during one of the songs by the Jazz I group.  From left to right are Dana Rud, Erin Dubbels, Mariah Ahrndt, Abbie Mitteness, Benji McGee, and Gracie Lenz.
Tanner Rohner (with ball) and Brandon Rasmusson (right) return as two of the leaders for the KMS boys basketball team this season.
Pictured: Shawn Aarhus (19) controls the puck for the MBA boys hockey team, which opened up the season with a loss at Litchfield-DC, Saturday.

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