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Graduates honored in a different way this year

Planning the 2020 Madelia High School graduation activities was challenging, to say the least, due to the restrictions on gatherings of more than 10 people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, May 29, graduates first lined up at the high school, along with the police, fire department and rescue squads for a parade that…

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Nicollet students graduate in unique ceremony

  Ruth Klossner Chairs for the graduates were spaced well apart and the grads wore masks during the ceremony — but were allowed to take them off when they went on stage to pick up their diplomas. They stood and faced the audience when they released balloons, as they weren’t allowed to throw their caps.…

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