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21
Apr

BPA Members Advance to Nationals

Eighteen students from Battle Lake (above) and 22 student from Underwood (below) participated in the annual Minnesota Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference in Minneapolis March 23-25. During the school year, approximately 1,800 Minnesota BPA student members take part in the organization’s competitive events program, allowing them to compete in nearly 60 events […]

Fri
21
Apr

Underwood Speech onto State

The Section Speech Meet was held in wonderful downtown Underwood!  Results were: Discussion—Carter Peterson-2nd, Justin Gedde-4th; Extemp Speaking—Kindra Peterson-1st; Great Speeches—Madison Hoekstra-5th; Informative Speaking—Jill Maahs-1st; Poetry—Asante Creek-1st; Storytelling—Jace Leabo-6th; Cierra Kugler-3rd. The team finished 2nd by 3 points behind Staples-Motley. Note: The top three finishers in each category move on to the State Tournament. Congrats […]

Fri
21
Apr

Underwood Woman’s Study Club Senior Girls Tea

The Underwood GFWC Woman’s Study Club met Wednesday, April 12 at the Underwood Community Center to honor graduating senior girls. Decorations were in the theme of teal and black, the class colors. Each graduate introduced their guests which included mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers, aunts, godmothers, sisters and friends. Each shared their future plans following graduation, […]

Fri
21
Apr

Student Artist Reception

The Student Artist Reception at LRAC Gallery in Fergus Falls was Wednesday, April 12. Congratulations to Brady Scholten and Mika Knothe from Battle Lake. They both had artwork chosen and displayed.

Thu
13
Apr

First Time All BLHS Speech Competitors Advance

by Georgia Molstad Congratulations to The Battle Lake Speech Team! The Battle Lake Speech Team was incredibly successful last weekend (April 1) at sub-sections with all 21 of their competitors moving onto the sections meet took place April 8th. This was the first time this has happened and the people of Battle Lake have reason […]

Thu
13
Apr

Two Sworn In As Eagle Scouts

by Jon Tamke Sunday, April 2 was a special day for two young men from Battle Lake as they earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony in First Lutheran Church. Cameron Bratz and Justin Sagerhorn join eight other Eagle Scouts from Troop 307.   

Thu
13
Apr

Fire/Rescue Show Off Building

The Battle Lake Area Fire and Rescue Department was all smiles Saturday, April 8 at their new facility open house. The public got a tour. There was also a ribbon cutting ceremony with Derek Tysdal, Kevin Anderson, Jim Adamitz, Mike Nelson, Nick Drusch, Don Maslow, Mike Holstrom and Bob Wasson. More photos on page six. […]

Thu
13
Apr

Battle Lake Band Solo/ Ensemble Contest

BAND SOLO/ENSEMBLE CONTEST—The Battle Lake Band took 24 events to Sub-Section Solo/ensemble Contest in Browerville March 29th. Each event performs for a judge and receives comments and a rating.  

Fri
31
Mar

Second State Berth

The Battle Lake Knowledge Bowl team competed at Regions in Fergus Falls Tuesday, March 21. They had advanced through Sub-Regions the week before, and at stake was a chance to compete in the State Tournament at Cragun's Resort in Brainerd. 

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