Main Square Montessori Groundbreaking

On Thursday, August 30th, several gathered for the groundbreaking of the Main Square Development project which includes Main Square Montessori (MSM). MSM is a partnership between the Hiawatha Education Foundation and Cotter Schools. It is a non-profit learning center for children, age toddler through kindergarten.

In attendance were Bob Kierlin, Sr. Judith Schaefer, Jacque Paulsen, Mayor Mark Peterson, Mike Cichanowski, Rachelle Schultz, John Hill, Matt Carlquist, Della Schmidt, Emily Karash, Steve Sarvi, Lucy McMartin, Dan Pecarina, Bill Katula,Gregg Brandt, Brian Voerding, and Tom Hosek. 

For more information on MSM visit our website or contact project manager, Jacque Paulsen at or 507-453-5114.