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Waconia High School graduate Kaija Kottke, currently a senior at the University of Minnesota - Duluth, is performing the work many scientists only dream of doing, which is working to find a cure for cancer, according to an article published by the institution.

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An early kill from Morgan Kruger to start Belle Plaine’s run at the Class AA State Volleyball Tournament was a sign for things to come in her role as a leader in the team’s first match against Concordia Academy-Roseville.

In the cutline for the volleyball team last week, the front row was missing.

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Lois Ann Hafemann, 70, of Le Sueur, passed Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Mayo Hospital in Mankato.

Jean Marie Stender, 66, of Debs/Shevlin, MN passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, November 4, 2018.

Beverly Ann Meierbachtol, 78, of Henderson, passed away on November 1, 2018 at the Minnesota Valley Nursing Home in Le Sueur.


We would like to pass a congratulatory note to the ‘18 Belle Plaine High School (BPHS) girls volleyball team for the excellent showing in the recently completed MN State Tournament.

There is something very wrong in Belle Plaine. All this pushing forward on the opening of gravel pits at the midnight hour is completely unacceptable.

I read with great interest the Herald’s Facebook post asking for opinions about e-learning day in the Belle Plaine district.

The Carriage House Museum built by the Belle Plaine Historical Society on the grounds of the Hooper-Bowler Hillstrom House is all ready on the outside. Next, the society will turn its attention to filling up the inside.