Girl Scouts go Geochaching


Girl Scout Troop 40044 went geocaching on Saturday, April 11. We found seven geocaches. Geocaching is modern-day treasure hunting. Geocaching websites list caches, their latitudes and longitudes, and hints to the location of a cache.  A cache is some sort of waterproof container, hidden in an outdoor location, on public land.  Over 30 caches are […]

Local Girl Scouts Win National Honors


Third grade Girl Scout Troop 52997 has won honors in two categories in the 2009 Kids’ Science Challenge. The girls were the only ones nationwide to place in two categories—an amazing feat, given that the contest drew more than 700 entries from across the country! The Kids’ Science Challenge asked children to “challenge” scientists with […]

Rushford Girl Scouts Donate Flowers


We are the Rushford Girl Scout Junior Troop 40301, and we are glad to help others in any way we can. We were happy to spread joy to others by delivering flowers to people that got flooded [in the August 2007 flood]. We did the flowers because we wanted to help, because we thought the […]

Congratulations Karen!


Karen Beebout, service unit manager for Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, received the LIVE UNITED award at the United Way of Southwest Minnesota’s Progress & Thank You breakfast. Karen was recognized for her extra effort to lead the Marshall Service Unit. In addition to serving as service unit manager, she works with […]