Hills

Megan Klumper
  The Hills-Beaver Creek School District welcomes three new teachers to its staff for the 2015-16 school year. Tom Sandager is the new high school agriculture instructor and FFA adviser. Sandager graduated from Minnesota State University in Mankato and for the past five years has been an elementary...
  The population of Hills swelled over the weekend to welcome hundreds of visitors for the town’s celebration of its 125th anniversary. The quasquicentennial party was timed with the town’s annual Friendship Days weekend, so there were the usual parades, games, food vendors and festivities. In...
Zach Scholten jumps 6-02 feet Saturday during the Minnesota State High School Track and Field Meet in St. Paul. Scholten earned a fifth-place medal for his effort in the high jump.
  The Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots were represented well at the Minnesota State Track and Field Meet at Hamline University in St. Paul Friday and Saturday. Sophomore Zach Scholten, who tied the school record when he won the Section 3A meet, competed in the high jump. Scholten placed fifth at the...
The town of Hills will likely grow to two or three times its normal population this weekend when the community celebrates its 125th anniversary. The celebration is timed with the community’s annual Friendship Days weekend, so there will be the usual parades, games, food vendors and festivities. A...
Pictured is the Little Library Box located on the property south of the Hills American Legion. The box was constructed by Ray Vander Wolde.
  The Little Library Box has been installed on the property south of the Hills American Legion and is ready to be filled with books to share.   It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature stories. A Little Free Library is a box full of books...
  A Hills-Beaver Creek High School senior wrapped up his high school golf career at the Section 3A Golf Championships staged at the Marshall Country Club May 27. Justin Sandbulte, who qualified for the section event during South Sub-Section 3A competition May 20, was unable to qualify for the state...
H-BC’s Jenna Wilgenburg qualified for state and set a new school record during the 800-meter run Thursday in Luverne.
  Two Hills-Beaver Creek athletes earned the right to compete at the state track meet during the Section 3A Track and Field Championships Thursday in Luverne. Athletes who place first and second in events at the section level automatically qualify for the state meet. One Patriot boy captured a...
  H-BC High School Honor Roll   Quarter 4 A Honor Roll Seniors: Kendra Doerr, Braden Ellingson, Kelli Esselink, Derek Fick, Madison Fick, Noah Holthaus, Hattie Van Wyhe, Jenna Wilgenburg. Juniors: Anthony Ackerman, Macie Fuerstenberg, Tessa Klarenbeek, Stuart Plimpton, Thea Richards. Sophomores:...
  10 years ago (2005) •Because of hazards and dangers, the mailboxes on State Highway 270 and County Road 6 need to be removed by Aug. 1. The council voted to approve the motion with the exception of mailboxes that were grandfathered in.   25 years ago (1995) •A large group made their presence...
  May 3-9 weather:   High temperature for the week:                                      86 Low temperature for the week:                                       34 Average temperature for the week:                                 62 Rain amount for the week...

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