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City cuts down 18 elms along 1st Ave. E
Rita Scheuerman went to get the mail last week and was devastated by what she saw on 1st Avenue. “I was absolutely sickened,” she says. Scheuerman was driving downtown when she noticed crews taking down 18 elm trees she says were planted more than 100 years ago by her grandfather Andy Young. “These elms were planted in 1906 and are some of the very first in Brooks. The first tree planted in the city is next to (the elms) in a yard.”
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BJHS track and field meet results
Brooks Junior High held their track and field meet last Wednesday. The following are the top three finishers in order of finish for each category. BANTAM GIRLS Hurdles-Chloe Loveless, Kaitlyn Heninger, Janaya Best. 100m-Janaya Best, Alyssa Caverly, Victoria Kelly Stacey. 200m-Alyssa Caverly, Victoria Kelley Stacey, Haylie Redelback. 400m-Alyssa Caverly, Haylie Redelback, Jemiah Dominguez. 800m-Deka Simon, Gabrielle Walliser, Janaya Best. 1500m-Deka Simon, Janaya Best, Shabon Mohamed. Shot put-Wenah Aurelio, Diamond Tadesse, Khloe Hunt. Javelin-Alyssa Plourde, Wenah Aurelio, Danya Poole. High jump-Caley Bryant, Alyssa Caverly, Kaitlyn Heninger. Triple jump-Caley Bryant, Emma Sinclair, Nadinne Buljubasic. Long jump-Alyssa Caverly, Haylie Redelback, Kaitlyn Heninger. Discus-Khloe Hunt, Chloe Loveless, Nyachaing Dak.
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Rose Garden blossoms under Communities in Bloom green thumbs
Phase two of the Brooks Communities in Bloom Rose Garden is in full swing and this week will see the return of heritage roses that were propagated from roses developed at the Horticultural Station in Brooks over the past few decades. Tom Krahn, who heads up the garden program at the Brooks and District Museum for Communities in Bloom, chose over 20 species of roses from a group of 30-40 that were propagated in Nova Scotia for the daughter of a former Hort Station employee.
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FCSS finds another $43,400 for Ashton’s Place 

Jackson stays as chair of Communities In Bloom 

BJHS student is Texas bound for Bowl game 

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