Brenda, Lori and Amos enjoy a boat ride together.
When Tsung-Tai “Amos” Tu, who spent a year in Minneota as an exchange student from Taiwan, was about to board his plane to return to his homeland last June, he handed Brenda Swoboda an envelope before heading off from the airport security area.
Claire Eckley, the current President of the Icelandic American Association of Minnesota, was one of the event organizers.
There was a large Minneota connection among the nearly 100 people attending the annual Icelandic Thorrablot Saturday night at the Bloomington Events Center.
Receiving a top award from John Engels at the Minneota Speech event was Brenden Kimpe (left) with his duo partner Jacob Haen.
In order to do anything well, you have to put your heart into it. And that's exactly what Brenden Kimpe has literally done since joining the Minneota Speech team six years ago. Kimpe was born with a rare heart disorder. Doctors were unsure if he would survive or not. After being born, he was airlifted to a hospital in Michigan.
A road closed by water off Highway 68 between Minneota and Ghent.
Record snowfall inundated the Minneota area this winter. Now, on the FIRST DAY OF SPRING on Wednesday, the Minneota area is beginning to see what the next few weeks may see. This road was covered with water just off Highway 68 between Minneota and Ghent.
During the Senior High Jazz Band performance, Abby Rost (right) performed a solo on the alto saxophone, and when the crowd clapped for her broke out with a smile. Also enjoying the moment was Molly Krog (left).
Director John Voit told everyone Abby Rost was going to play a solo on her alto saxophone during the High School Jazz Band's performance. But when she did, the crowd responded by giving her an ovation. It brought a smile to her face — and sax player Molly Krog also enjoyed it.
At the end of their number, "Any Dream Will Do," the Minneota Choir made a final movement, changing places and had fun doing it. They are (left to right), Jackson Jeremiason, Trey Gronke, Tyler Gronke (behind), Grace Jeremiason and McKenzie Tolk.
The Minneota High School Choir and Band held their, "A Music in Our Schools Month" concert Tuesday night. The concert choir, directed by Mary Kaye Rabaey saved most of the fun for last when they all clasped hands and moved together to change places. It was one of the light moments of the night.
 Brenda, Lori and Amos enjoy a boat ride together.
Claire Eckley, the current President of the Icelandic American Association of Minnesota, was one of the event organizers.
Receiving a top award from John Engels at the Minneota Speech event was Brenden Kimpe (left) with his duo partner Jacob Haen.
A road closed by water off Highway 68 between Minneota and Ghent.
During the Senior High Jazz Band performance, Abby Rost (right) performed a solo on the alto saxophone, and when the crowd clapped for her broke out with a smile. Also enjoying the moment was Molly Krog (left).
At the end of their number, "Any Dream Will Do," the Minneota Choir made a final movement, changing places and had fun doing it. They are (left to right), Jackson Jeremiason, Trey Gronke, Tyler Gronke (behind), Grace Jeremiason and McKenzie Tolk.

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Minneota all-around athlete Lizzy Gillingham is expected to sign a tender for track and field at South Dakota State University in Brookings.

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Lucille I. Christianson, 98, of Marshall, died Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.

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