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James J. Hill Days Recap

James J. Hill Days Recap

September 18, 2013

Safety efforts ease community concerns

January 31, 2013

A vast majority of the news has been emphasizing the shootings around the country; however, due to the safety efforts within the community, people have and will continue to remain safe. “I don't have a lot of contact with this police department, but when things do happen,...

Our condolences to Principal Benson

November 29, 2012

We at The Spartan Speaks would like to offer our sincere condolences to principal David Benson. On Saturday, Nov. 17, he lost his beloved wife. The Orono community has come together to show support for Benson and his family b...

Minnesotans display their votes

October 8, 2012

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OHS students get involved with Tobacco Free Youth Recreation

February 16, 2012

Beginning in the spring of 2011, a volunteer project was organized through the group Tobacco Free Youth Recreation (TFYR). Orono students became involved with the group through the high school club, Youth in Action, that students...

Middle school students make a difference in the community

November 28, 2011

Melissa Benjamin, a social studies teacher at Orono Middle School, talked about the main goals of the middle school’s community service project. They included “making students aware of the challenges in our community, beco...

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