After 34 Years of Teaching, Jeff Annis is Set to Retire, or Is He?

As probably nearly everyone knows all ready, Jeff Annis is retiring from the Maple River School District after being attached to it in one form or another since he was six years old and entered Kindergarten. Indicative of who he is today, Annis participated in quite a few co-curricular activities when he was in high…

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Maintenance supervisor looking forward to retirement

Nicollet Maintenance Supervisor Gary Johnson will retire June 9. In many towns the municipal maintenance worker is the face of the city that most people have the opportunity to interact with. Residents may never set foot in city hall or contact a council member, but odds are they have seen the maintenance staff hard at…

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Denn is Minnesota Firefighter of the Year

I am very pleased to announce that Madelia Fire Department Chief Mark Denn has been named Minnesota Firefighter of the Year. He was nominated for the award by Madelia America Legion Post #19 Commander Doug Gappa. Americans, particularly since the tragic events of September 11, 2001, understand that our nation’s firefighters are real heroes. Their…

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