Zimmerman

• Lake Fremont crowd makes the most of Independence Day with annual boat parade   by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Fourth of July boat parade on Lake Fremont in Zimmerman floated past crowds of waving friends and neighbors watching from the shore and other parts of the water. Dolores Geschwill said she and husband, Don, along [...]

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Softball RECORD — 7-5 conf., 12-9 overall ALL-CONFERENCE — Gabby Antolak (sr C), Maddie Jacob (jr OF), Carlie Lage (so 2B) … Honorable mention: Ashley Pool (so P), McKenna Butau (fr P) ALL-SECTION — Antolak, Jacob COACHES ALL-STATE — Antolak TEAM AWARDS — Most improved: Jacob … Thunder (spirit) Award: Madelon Roisum BATTING LEADERS — [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor The Zimmerman trap-shooting team, in its first year, has qualified for the state high school meet coming up Saturday. Zimmerman placed a close third with 478 among 31 teams in a qualifier at Alexandria behind St. Francis (481), and Monticello (479). Calvin Waterhouse led Zimmerman with 98 of 100, [...]

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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Third-grade students at Westwood Elementary in Zimmerman reported to the parking lot May 29 for a hands-on lesson from several area professionals and the big vehicles they use for work. The annual Vehicle Fair featured a combination plow-dump truck, street sweeper machine, front-end loader and “sewer sucker” truck from the [...]

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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer A commitment to literacy compelled local mom Shannon Stubbs, managers from the Dairy Queen at 12475 Fremont Ave. and cereal maker Post Foods to work as a team to install a Little Free Library in Zimmerman May 18. On it are the basic instructions for use that work by the [...]

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Gabby Antolak of Zimmerman has been named to the coaches’ all-state softball team and will be also playing in the all-star series. The senior catcher batted .561 with five home runs, 18 runs-batted-in, and 25 runs this season, while making 122 putouts with errors and throwing out numerous runners on the bases. The Minnesota-Crookston recruit [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Minnesota football teams should no longer have to travel far out of state to find opponents, or play less than an eight-game regular season, as a result of Minnesota State High School League action on Monday. “The League Board of Directors unanimously adopted a plan that places all member [...]

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  The Zimmerman track team, hosting the Section 7AA meet, had no additional state qualifiers on Saturday but scored points in several events. Thunder senior Jordan Griffin, who qualified for state Wednesday by placing second in the triple jump, took fourth in the 100 dash Saturday with 11.47. He will compete Friday in the state [...]

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