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Opening High School Basketball Game (scrimmage)

Morton Enterprise December 10, 1920 A large crowd of enthusiastic fans turned out to witness the basketball game between the high school students Tuesday evening. The game was well fought, clean and full of pep throughout, showing the… Read More

Morton Town Team Wins Close Game at Fairfax Friday

Morton Enterprise November 28, 1919 The town Basketball quint journeyed to Fairfax and played the fast team of that place defeating them 26 to 17.Both teams showed plenty of speed but passing and shooting were far from accurate…. Read More

Morton Basket Quints Take Two Off Morgan

Published in the November 21, 1919 Morton Enterprise Boys Win Game with Score of 41 to 13 — Girls take Game with Score of 20 to 12 The basketball season for the Morton High School opened Friday, Nov…. Read More

Coach Glenn Mattke

Glenn Mattke obituary from the Redwood Gazette December 19, 1996 Glenn Mattke, 67, of Marshall died Tuesday, December 17, 1996 at his home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from First Lutheran Church in Marshall… Read More

We NEED Renville County School Yearbooks (Annuals)! UPDATED 8-10-2020

The Renville County Historical Society needs your help to add to the Research Library’s Yearbook Collection. The list below is the current copies we have in the Research Library. If you have yearbooks to donate please contact Nicole… Read More

High School Sports of Renville County Upcoming Exhibit!

The Renville County Historical Society & Museum (RCHS) is in the process of putting together a special exhibit for this fall & winter on the High School Sports of Renville County. RCHS is seeking the donation or loan… Read More

Memories of a Coach: How Franklin Changed by Life by Coach Ron Eickhoff

BY Coach Ron Eickhoff I had never heard of Franklin, MN, when I was job-searching after graduating from St. Cloud State in 1960. Then I got a phone call from H.A. Mahler, Superintendent at Franklin.  We agreed to… Read More