Schmit is re-elected as School Board President mixed opinions

RANDOLPH — Randolph School Board members determined their offices, Jan. 15. Paul Schmit will continue as president. Jim Scott will serve as vice president. Sandy Owens is secretary-treasurer. The board set First State Bank as depository with Owens and Lisa Linville not voting due to conflict of interest. The Randolph Times will be the official […]

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Board hears NSAA changes, gets update on Learning Center

RANDOLPH — The Randolph School Board Monday learned the new Cardinal Kids Learning Center is up and running. The Cardinal Learning Center will be a topic at the Mid States Conference in South Sioux City for an economic development summit activity. Principal Mary Miller, several members of the non-profit organization, Supt. Hoesing and several school […]

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Supt. Hoesing’s contract is renewed

RANDOLPH — Supt. Jeff Hoesing had his contract renewed at Monday’s School Board meeting. The annual salary for the 2018-19, the first year of the contract,is $121,500, the second year will be $125,000. The annual salary for any subsequent year of this contract will be set by the Board in or prior to the month […]

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Randolph City Council makes appointments, grants variance

RANDOLPH — Randolph City Council members discussed a variance request and a floodplain development permit and made several appointments at the Dec. 6 Randolph City Council meeting. Approval on a variance request for Dominisse Honey Farms was put on hold until an amendment for zoning can be approved. The variance request involves subdividing property located […]

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Randolph to host Blast from the Past event on Dec. 8

RANDOLPH — Randolph’s annual Christmas celebration is returning to the good old days. Blast From the Past will be held here Dec. 8, from 5-8 p.m., at the Randolph City Auditorium. Funds raised during the evening will go toward the Jackson Graham Benefit. The Pancake Man will once again be on hand to serve up […]

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Randolph School Board makes insurance change

RANDOLPH— School board members decided to become insured with ALICAP Nov. 20. Board member Jim Scott made the motion to accept the insurance proposal from ALICAP as the preferred insurance carrier with a second from , board member Lisa Linville. Two insurance carriers worked with the school to put together proposals that came in several […]

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Times office manager to step aside

RANDOLPH — Health issues will be forcing Randolph Times office manager Jackie Schmidt to slow down a bit. “Due to the pain I am dealing with, and my mobility issues because of my disablity, I am unable to continue to work in the office,” Schmidt said. “I am sad to leave, and will miss coming […]

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Blast from the Past will return Dec. 8

RANDOLPH — Randolph’s annual Chistmas celebration is returning to the good old days. Blast From the Past will be held here Dec. 8, from 5-8 p.m., at the Randolph City Auditorium. Funds raised during the evening will go toward the Jackson Graham Benefit. The Pancake Man will once again be on hand to serve up […]

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Randolph School District will reap harvest from Wind Farm

HARTINGTON — The construction of a Sholes Wind Energy Center, southeast of Randolph, could heap additional valuation into the Randolph School District. The Sholes Wind Energy Center, owned and operated as a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, is located in Wayne County. All or a majority of the estimated 70 wind turbines could be sitting […]

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Turkey hunter is found guilty of shooting man in Cedar County

HARTINGTON — A Minneosta doctor was in District County last week to face charges involving shooting another hunter while turkey hunting in Cedar County last spring. Phillip G. Benzmiller, 51, had admitted he had consumed alcohol ahead of the incident. Benzmiller had originally been charged with second degree assault and the use of a deadly […]

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