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Two sixth grade classes at GFW explored the world of engineering and robotics by building and then racing Lego cars using a Lego robotics kit.  (Photo courtesy of the Winthrop News), One of the two first-place teams in the 6th Grade STEM Lego Robotics race – Isaac Friedges Bautch, Jossue Farias Banda, Peyton Lyimo and Colin Hlinsky. The other first-place team included Caleb Dehn, Lincoln Sondag, Noah Stancek. Due to time constraints on race day, no photo of that team was available. (Submitted photo)
01/31/2023 - 10:33am
By Denise Bonsack, Publisher Forty sixth graders at GFW Middle School recently completed a STEM class that provided them with hands-on experience and real-world applications for what they were learning.  STEM stands for Science, Technology,...

Schools

01/31/2023 - 10:34am
By Dr. Jeff Horton, Superintendent It feels like I often start these articles with something like “there’s a lot to be excited about at GFW,” but forgive me if I am repetitive, because there is really a lot to be excited about at GFW! We just...

Obituaries

02/03/2023 - 10:07am
Everett H. Dickmeyer November 17, 1927-January 30, 2023 Everett H. Dickmeyer, age 95, of Alexandria, MN died peacefully with his strong faith in Jesus Christ on Monday, January 30, 2023, at Alomere Health in Alexandria. A funeral service will be...

Sports

01/31/2023 - 11:04am
By Denise Bonsack, Publisher The Cedar Mountain Cougar boys’ varsity basketball team traveled to Springfield on Tuesday, January 24 for a very close Tomahawk Conference matchup. The teams traded baskets and the lead throughout the first half, but...