Articles from the January 12, 2017 edition

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  • Dance team at MACCRAY

    Randy Olson|Jan 12, 2017

    The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa/Paynesville dance team competed at the MACCRAY Invitational on Monday, January 16. Teams at the seven-team meet included Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Canby/Minneota, Lakeview, Worthington and Yellow Medicine East. Although not all the results have been reported yet, the Bonanza Valley Voice is excited to announce that the B-B-E/Paynesville JV kick squad took runners-up honors in Clara City. More information will appear in the January 19 issue of the...

  • Quite the night of wrestling in Paynesville

    Randy Olson|Jan 12, 2017

    It was a pure dog fight the entire night. Round after round, the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars wrestling team was stuck in second place, right behind front-runner Paynesville who took a one-point lead after the first round was in the book at their home tournament on Friday, January 13. Round one tally: Paynesville 61, B-B-E 60, Watertown-Mayer/Mayer Lutheran 55, Sartell-St. Stephen 49.5. After the semifinals, the host Bulldogs gained more separation with the Jaguars and jumped ahead 156.5 to...

  • B-B-E/Paynesville dance team hosts invitational

    Randy Olson|Jan 12, 2017

    A packed house - the best in all the years that Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa has hosted a home dance invitational - saw a terrific dance invitational on Monday, January 9 at the B-B-E elementary school. The B-B-E/Paynesville dance team competed in four divisions, and the JV Jazz team came away with the third-place trophy in a division with eight teams. Shown in the video below are Courtney Brandt and Megan Carroll singing the National Anthem at the beginning of the dance meet. Further coverage and a...

  • Minnesota Farmers Union to hold Special Election

    Randy Olson|Jan 12, 2017

    Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) will hold a special election to fill the seat of President for the organization left by Doug Peterson's retirement December 31, 2016. The special election will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday January 21, 2017 at the home office of Minnesota Farmers Union, 305 Roselawn Ave E, St. Paul, MN 55117. Candidates to become the 10th president for the organization are (listed by filing date): current Vice President of MFU Gary Wertish of Renville, MN; Former Senator Vicki Jensen...