Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Chancellor school property sold

The former Chancellor School building was sold at Monday night’s school board meeting, the high bid was accepted from Lynn Eining of Lennox in the amount of $13,500. The two lots adjacent to the school building were also sold, as the board accepted the bid from Chris Bartmann, of Chancellor in the amount of $6,500 total for the two lots.
In other business Superintendent Robert Mayer recognized the achievements of Sara Bakken, who is in her first year of teaching 6th through 8th grade band in the Lennox District, as well as assisting with the high school marching band in the District. Bakken was recently awarded the SDMEA Outstanding Young Music Educator Award. Mayer said it was a great honor as the award is voted on by her peers.

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Tony Groebner honored for service to LADC

At the last Lennox Area Development Corporation (LADC) meeting, President Jeff Elhoff presented a plaque to treasurer Tony Groebner to recognize him for 26 years of outstanding service to the board.  There was coffee and cake provided after the meeting to thank Groebner and two other out-going members—Elhoff and Mike Fjerstad.
Groebner was asked to replace outgoing treasurer Bud Wilson 26 years ago and he has continued to serve as treasurer since then. Groebner said that the board never seemed to have any money until they started receiving 1/2 of the second penny sales tax. They used that money to buy and develop the industrial park land. They also built a spec building.

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