Articles from the November 21, 2019 edition

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  • Fall Musical opening night!

    Randy Olson|Nov 21, 2019

    Students of the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Theater Department pulled off an outstanding performance for the opening night of their fall musical. The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on opening night was a magnificent hit from start to finish. Featured in the video below is Kacie Voss, Jesse Westaby and Paige Klaphake all singing solo parts during Act I...yes, their characters love their dictionaries! The second performance is Saturday, November 16 at 7 p.m. The final performance is on Sunday...

  • Veterans Day program at B-B-E

    Randy Olson|Nov 21, 2019

    Members of the Brooten American Legion and the Brooten American Legion Auxiliary, in conjunction with staff and students of Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa elementary and high school, hosted a Veterans Day program on the morning of Monday, November 11. Sixth grade students recited information and stories about Veterans Day. Members of the B-B-E high school band and choir also performed songs, and the Pope County Men's Chorus also sang songs. Maci Wright and Marie Kaiser, winners of the Belgrade V.F.W....

  • Memorial service notice: Bruce Miller

    Randy Olson|Nov 21, 2019

    Bruce Miller, who advocated tirelessly for agriculture and the local foods movement, passed away on November 9. Miller was the Minnesota Farmers Union Membership and Outreach Director in St. Paul. He was a graduate of Brooten High School in 1968 and was raised on a dairy farm south of town. Video of Miller speaking at an agriculture event is posted below in this web article. The MFU provided the media this press release on Miller's passing: It is with heavy hearts that Minnesota Farmers Union...

  • Santa Day coming in Brooten (VIDEO)

    Randy Olson|Nov 21, 2019

    The Brooten community invites everyone to town for Santa Day on Saturday, December 7! The tentative schedule is as follows: 3 to 5 p.m. - at the Brooten Lanes: Santa Claus will visit area children, and other activities will take place that are sponsored by the Brooten Fire Relief Association and the B-B-E Girl Scouts. 4:30 to 6 p.m. - at the KaDe Shack: the B-B-E Cub Scouts, with sponsorship also by the Brooten Fire Relief Association, will host activities at the KaDe Shack for folks to enjoy...