Board Discusses New Elementary Building

The Board spent a majority of its meeting Monday night listening to Brad Simonson of HSR Associates with regard to the firm’s thoughts around a proposed new elementary school building. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Simonson stated HSR is thinking of a 72,000 gross total square foot building. He considers that number … Read More

Berg, Reichling are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its January Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, January 15 at the Pointer Cafe. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor through a voting process by staff at the high school, and their biographies are written by themselves. Matthew Berg … Read More

2019 School Board Candidate Field Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was Wednesday, January 2 at 5 pm. The only candidates to register were the incumbents: Andy Busch, Tony Dahl, and Larry Steffes. The top two vote recipients will serve three year terms, with … Read More

A Look Forward

by Mitch Wainwright As we turn the calendar over to a new year, many people feel a sense of accomplishment and pride for what they have done.  As a school district, we look at this as the halfway point in our school year and think about what we need to still do. Seniors begin to … Read More

Board Hires New Architect

At a special meeting held by the School Board Tuesday, December 18, the Board voted 6-0 (with Andy Busch absent) to approve, pending reference checks, HSR as the architect for an elementary building project. Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright confirmed Friday HSR passed reference checks and will be the architect. There were three finalists brought in … Read More

Board to Draft Language for April Referendum

Following a two hour discussion from the community, the School Board voted 4-3 Monday, December 17 in favor of moving forward with drafting resolution language for an April 2 referendum for a new elementary building. Voting in favor were Tony Dahl, Everett Lindsey, Larry Steffes, and Jeff Basting. Voting against were Aaron Dunn, Andy Busch, … Read More

Board to Consider Elementary New Building Referendum

The Board spent a great deal of time at its Monday, November 10 special meeting discussing and hearing support as well as concerns regarding the possibility of going back to referendum in April 2019 for a new elementary building. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Voters approved a renovation/addition to the existing elementary … Read More

Board Asks for Architect Bids

November 26 Special Meeting – The Board voted 4-3 to not approve FEH Design as the architect for the elementary remodel/addition project. Voting in favor of FEH were Everett Lindsey, Tony Dahl, and Andy Busch. Voting against were Larry Steffes, Nate Chambers, Aaron Dunn, and Jeff Basting. FEH Design has been the firm working with … Read More

2019 School Board Election Information

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The term of office for these school board members begins Monday, April 22, 2019. The top two vote recipients will serve three year terms, with the third place vote recipient serving a one year term. Incumbents whose … Read More

Faull, Palzkill are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its December Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, December 4 at the Pointer Cafe. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor through a voting process by staff at the high school, and their biographies are written by themselves. Maddie Faull … Read More