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Ihl-l.h,hl,l.l.h,h,hh,hhu,.,Ih.,llh,,hhl,I 2 7 02140 7.00  SMALL TOWN PAPERS "U" 217 W COTA ST SklELTON WA g8582263 89 ECORD 75 Inside... Your Schools Senior News Sports.. Bills Bits.. Community Ed Public Notices Classifieds. .. page 5 .. page 6 page 8 page 11 .. page 11 .. page 16 . page 19 Cold Spring, MN 56320 Open ice times for River Lakes Civic Arena Adult Open Hockey - Wednes- day evenings 7:30-9:00 pro, thru Oct. 26th, $5.00 per player. Open Public Skating - Sunday evenings 6:30-8:00 pro, thru March 4th. $3.00 for students and $5.00 for Adults. Adult Open Hockey - Sunday evening 8:15-9:45 pro, thru March 4th. $5.00 per player. Exhibitors Wanted for ROCORI Area Women's Expo Exhibitors are wanted for the ROCORI Area Dollars for Schol- ars 2nd Annual Women's Expo November llth from 4 - 9 p.m.. The expo will be at The Great Blue Heron in Cold Spring. Booth space is available at a cost of $20.00 per table plus a 10% do- nation of profits to the ROCORI Area Dollars for Scholars scholar- ship program. For more informa- tion or to reserve your space con- tact: Pam Wilbur 685-8945 pamwilbur@hotmail.com or Karen Budde 685-4471. Coat Drive scheduled through October The ROCORI National Honors Society is having a coat drive throughout the month of October. You may bring in your clean, gen- tly-used coats to the main office of the High School. They will be brought to the Cold Spring Food Shelf at the end of the month. Also, the NHS students will be trick-or-treating for the food shelf on Halloween from 5-7 that evening. They will be asking for a donation of non-perishable food items. Coats will also be accepted that night. ROCORrs National Honors Society thanks you for your support. A Century of Service The Cold Spring Fire and Res- cue department would like to an- nounce their 100 year anniver- sary. Founded in 1911 the department has included 158 members from the Cold Spring community. In conjunction with fire prevention week, we will be celebrating this great legacy. We invite any past member and their significant other to join us at the fire hall on October 16th. The doors will open at 3:00pm and dinner will be served at 4:30pm. Come and meet active members as well as share stories with old pals. If you are a past member and did not receive an invitation, or know of someone who didn't, please feel free to join us for the festivities. Lions Breakfast Sunday, October 23 The Cold Spring Lions Club will sponsor a breakfast on Sun- day, October 23, at St. Boniface Parish Center. Breakfast will be served from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The menu will include sausage, pan- cakes, rolls, and all the trim- mings. Pre-sale tickets can be pur- chased from any Lion's member. Adult tickets in advance is $6.00 and children $3.50. Tickets pur- chased at the door are adults $6.50, children 6-12, $4.00, and 5 and under $1.00 Money raised will be to benefit needs of local individuals. Your Hometown Newspaper Since 1899 Tuesday, October 11, 2011 ROCORI Dedicates Building -- Project remains under budget ROCORI Middle School conferences On Saturday, October 1, the Dedication program recognizing the new facilities and the com- munity effort with the building project in the ROCORI School District was held. The program began at 11:00 a.m. in the new Commons. The program featured com- ments from students Trek Frant- ti and Nichole Ruhland, commu- nity representatives Duane Kuss and Pat Salstrand, school lead- ers Nadine Schnettler, Mark Jenson, Cheryl Schmidt and Scott Staska, and Preston Euerle and Gary Nyberg of the con- struction team. The American Legion provid- ed a color guard to present the American flag at the start of the program. Alexis Hanson sang the National Anthem. A presen- tation of an American flag was made to Mark Johnson from Lo- raine Engelmeier and represen- tatives from the American Le- gion and VFW Auxiliary. The program celebrated the new school and learning environ- ment made possible by the sup- port of the ROCORI community. After the program, tours of the Middle School and Senior High spaces of the project were made available for the public. Approxi- mately one hundred members of the ROCORI community were in attendance for the program and tours. The ROCORI building project was approved by school district voters in the spring of 2009. Ground-breaking occurred in the fall of 2009 and most of the pri- mary construction began during the spring of 2010. Construction, including new spaces and signifi- cant renovation of existing spaces, continued through the start of school in 2011. The district project continues with work at the District Educa- tion Facility, DEF, (former Mid- dle School building) through the rest of calendar year 2011. The DEF will house community edu- cation programs, shared services for St. Boniface Elementary School, district Early Child- hood/Family Education (ECFE) programs, the community senior center and other services when it is complete later this fall. The overall project continues The new entrance and commons area on the northeast side of the high school building. New construction at the Rocori High School site includes a new gym- nasium and a new Middle School wing. to be under the projected budget. Phase I (preparatory work and the maintenance facility) and Phase II (core construction and renovations at the secondary site) have both come in well un: der the projected budget. Phase III (renovations at the DEF) has been at about the budgeted ex- pectations. Because the project has been, and continues to be, under School Dedication continued on page 3 Parent conferences are sched- uled for Monday, October 17th, from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. and again on Monday October 24th, from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. Teachers will be located in their classrooms. Parents and students may enter in doors 1 & 2 and proceed to check in and meet teachers in the classrooms. We encourage both parents and students to at- tend. Conferences give parents the opportunity to discuss their children's progress at school. This is a great time to meet with your student's teachers. We look forward to seeing you! Listed below is a list of teach- ers who are part-time or shared teachers between buildings and the scheduled time when they are available for conferences. Tony Hutar - 5:00 - 8:00P.M. on both nights Kim Morford - 4:00-8:00P.M. on October 17/6:00-8:00P.M. on October 24th Jeron Lieser - 4:00 -6:00P.M. on both nights James Herberg - 4:00- 6:00P.M. on both nights Dolores Nelson - 4:00- 6:00P.M. on both nights Julia Bjerke - 4:00- 8:00P.M. on October 17th only Linda Liebl - 4:00 -5:00P.M. on both nights Gail Harju - 4:00 - 8:00P.M. on October 17th only Richmond EDA seeks board members The Richmond EDA will have an open seat on its EDA Com- mission beginning January 1, 2012. The Richmond EDA exists to promote the economic growth and development of Richmond. All applicants should be resi- ofl Or business owners in, Richmond. Applications are available by calling the City of Richmond at 320-597-2099 or by contacting Andrea Nestor at 320- 267-6273 or by e-mail at an- dreanestor42@yahoo.com and should be submitted to: Richmond EDA c/o City of Richmond Po Box 400 Richmond, MN 56368 All applications are due by December 1, 2011. Woman pronounced dead at scene of car accident On October 5, 2011 at 4:09 p.m. the Stearns County Sheriffs Office was notified of a single car rollover on CR 21 west of St. Nicholas. A 2003 Chevy Impala owned by Enrique Macias of Eden Val- ley was east bound on CR 21 when it crossed over the center line and went off of the road. It traveled into a soybean field where it rolled over several times. The driver of the car, Anngeli- ca Macias, 19, of Eden Valley, was ejected from the vehicle. Ma- cias was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle caught fire and the flames were extin- guished by the Eden Valley Fire Department. The driver was the only one in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The Sheriffs Office was assist- ed at the scene by Eden Valley Fire/Rescue, Cold Spring Police, and Life Link Air Ambulance. Please use this new email address for Cold Spring Record: csrecord@midconetwork.com Baseball commision will Wa00" back when be formed in Cold Spring by Angie Haag The Cold Spring City Council met on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 for their regular sched- uled meeting. The following items were discussed and ap- proved. The Council approved a busi- ness subsidy to Total Lawn Care, Inc. in the form of a reduced sale price according to the resolution and agreement approved by the Cold Spring Economic Develop- ment Authority. The Council approved a rezon- ing request to rezone the Tears Market property in the Granite Landing Development from C-1 to C-2. The Council approved a reso- lution to create a Cold Spring Baseball Commission. The pri- mary assignment of the Baseball Commission will be to review City Code relating to the Base- ball Park for possible revisions, create a lease agreement with Baseball Inc., and create an ad- ministrative system for renting the park with the ability to make other recommendations to the City Council as the group finds necessary. The group will be comprised of nine voting, non- paid members. Mayor Schmitz and Councilor Stadther volun- teered to serve as the two Coun- cil representatives on the board, other members will be a member of the Silver Springers, a mem- ber of the Rockies, a member of the Springers, a member of Ro- cori High School Baseball, one member of the Legion/VFW, one member of the park board, and a member at large. The at large member will be determined by the baseball commission as one of their first acts of business. The Council had agreed at an earlier meeting that a commission should be formed as there was a need for a more understandable and professional management system to allow access and usage of the Baseball Park. The Council approved a reso- lution declaring cost to be as- sessed and ordering preparation of proposed assessments and City Council continued on page 3 This week's Way Back When features (left to right) Mike Braegelmann, Dr. Charlie Reichert and Gary Brinkman and was taken in 1982 when the Richmond Civic & Commerce welcomed Dr. Reichert to the Richmond business community. Does anyone remember where the first Dr. Reichert office was? Give us a call at 320-685-8621.