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Goessel passes sewer increase ordinance

The Goessel city council met on August 20 and passed ordinance number 280, which sets new wastewater charges, raising them by $5.00. The increase will take effect on October 1. The council was reminded that the current raise in rates is still not enough for the grant that the city is receiving; rates will have to be raised again. The […]

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Goessel woman wins painting raffle

Goessel woman wins painting raffle

Congratulations to Cindy Wiens of Goessel for winning the raffle drawing of the 30-inch by 40-inch original painting of the Schroeder Barn at the Mennonite Heritage and Agriculture Museum. The painting was done to call attention to the Schroeder Barn restoration project beginning this fall on the museum grounds. The drawing was held the last day of Country Threshing Days in […]

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Goessel schools release honor-roll students

Goessel High School and Junior High have released honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for the High­est Honor Role, a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.75; for High Honor Role, a GPA of 3.7143-3.5714; for “honorable mention,” a GPA of 3.4286-3.00. Marion High School releases an honor roll for each semester. […]

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Surpassing success

Before the high school fall sports season comes to a final end, it’s worth highlighting something—actually someones—who achieved a remarkable feat over their four-year high school career. The four seniors on the Goessel High School volleyball have established a four-year won-loss legacy of 172 wins and only four losses. For you math whizzes out there, that equates to an average […]

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Goessel girls’ season ends in sub-state finals

Goessel girls’ season ends in sub-state finals

Brittney Hiebert The top-seeded Goessel girls’ bid for a ticket to the state tournament fell just short in a 42-39 loss to No. 2 Rural Vista Saturday on the Bluebirds’ home court. The Bluebirds hosted a Class 1A, Division I sub-state tournament and had received a first-round bye, then defeated Little River in the semifinals to advance to the title […]

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Sub-state seedings for Centre, Goessel, Peabody-Burns released

Sub-state basketball seedings for Centre, Goessel and Peabody-Burns were released Wednesday. Goessel will host a Class 1A, Division I sub-state, where the Centre boys have received the No. 1 seed and a first-round bye with a 14-5 record. The Cougars will await the winner of No. 4 Little River (11-9) and No. 5 Goessel (7-13), a game to be played […]

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Goessel’s Miller spells victory in annual county showdown

Goessel’s Miller spells victory in annual county showdown

MarionCoSpellWinners2017-wide beetIt wasn’t a history contest, but Annalise Miller of Goessel Junior High remembered how to spell “Alamo,” and when she did she became the 2017 champion of the Marion County Spelling Bee. Christian Albin of Marion Middle School was the runner-up at the competition held Feb. 1 in the Marion Performing Arts Center. The pair were the last spellers […]

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UPDATE: Goessel volleyball third at 1A, DI state tournament

UPDATE: Goessel volleyball third at 1A, DI state tournament

Cierra Nolte, Brittney Hiebert and Eden Hiebert attempt to block a Dighton attack during the Bluebirds’ first match of pool play Friday. Goessel defeated Dighton in three sets and went on to win the pool. The Goessel volleyball team finished third at the Class 1A, Division I state tournament Saturday. After sweeping their pool play matches, the Bluebirds faced top-seeded […]

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Volleyball sub-state: Goessel seeded first, Centre third, Peabody-Burns fourth

The Goessel volleyball team will be the No. 1 seed in the Class 1A, Division I sub-state hosted by Peabody-Burns Saturday. The Bluebirds (35-1) will have a first-round bye, and will face the winner of the 2 p.m. matchup between No. 4 Peabody-Burns (6-21) and No. 5 Burlingame (4-22). The other half of the bracket features No. 2 Rural Vista […]

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State Track 2016 Slideshow

Click here to view 2016 state track photos of athletes from Canton-Galva, Centre, Goessel, Hillsboro, Marion and Peabody-Burns. Contributing photographers include: Don Ratzlaff, Janae Rempel and Phyllis Richert. Photos marked “PR” may be purchased from photographer Phyllis Richert. She may be reached by email at: phyl@photosbyphyl.com. View her website at: www.photosbyphyl.com

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