Adult Programs

ABE-Adult Basic Education
 ESL-English as a Second Language
GED-General Education Diploma

 Free classes are available in Appleton, Madison, & Milan to help you reach your goals 

  • Do you need to improve your basic skills-reading, writing, math?
  • Would you like to learn to speak English better?
  • Have you always wanted to have a high school diploma and think you’re too old or too busy or you just can`t?


We Offer:

  • ESL  English Speaking Lessons
  • GED   General Education Development
  • Transition into Employment
  • Workforce Education
  • Citizenship Education
  • Prepare for FREE at an Adult Basic Education site near you
  • To find an ABE site near you, call 320-269-9297 Ext. 116

  • Appleton `52 Wing (enter through north door); Tuesdays, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. Enter through north door. Also Wednesday-see computer classes below
  • Milan at Milan Community School, Room 206 on Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Madison at MMN Elementary East Wing, on Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. See below for information on computer classes.

SW Adult Basic Education
Granite Falls Region
21st Century Computer and Technology Skills
• Learn or enhance basic computer or keyboarding skills
• Create, edit, and post your resume
• Learn social media tools: Facebook, Email, Skype, and
• Locate and apply for jobs
• Conduct effective internet research
• Improve your Microsoft Office proficiency
• Learn how to use your school’s Parent Portal (JMC)
• Chromebooks, iPads, Digital Cameras and more!
Individualized and Self-Paced!
Open to anyone 17 years of age or older.

Instructor: Steven Sterud (both locations)
Time:  4:00-6:00 p.m. 

Appleton ‘52 Wing: Wednesdays, Feb 1, 15, Mar. 1, 15, 29 & Apr. 12, 27

MMN Elementary East Wing: Wednesdays, Feb. 8, 22,  Mar. 8, 22 & Apr. 5, 19

For more information, please contact:

Darcy Kleven, Adult Basic Education Program Manager
1315 East Black Oak Avenue, PO Box 487
Montevideo, MN 56265 Phone: 320-269-9297


Little or no experience? Don’t worry ... 
the instructor will walk you through the necessary steps for success!


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Instructor: Larry Hastad; Driver's Education Instructor for 20+ years
Minimum participants of  15  **  Maximum participants of 25

Call to Register:1-877-889-4153

Driver Safety 4 Hour Courses  Fee: $20 (bring payment with you to the class)

Driver's Safety 4 Hour Courses

Class I: Wednesday, Feb. 7th 
Location: Appleton/Milan Elementary School 
Time: 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Class II: Monday, March 26th
Location: MMN Community Education Room
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Class III: Wednesday, April 4th
Location: LqPV High School Media Center
Time: 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Class IV: Wednesday, June 6
Location:LqPV High School Media Center
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Driver Safety 8 Hour Courses  Fee: $25 (bring payment with you to the class)

Class I: Tuesday & Wednesday, November  7th & 8th
Location: LqPV High School Media Center
Time: 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Class II: Monday & Tuesday March 26th & 27th
Location: LqPV High School Media Center
Time: 5:30-9:30

PICKLEBALL (A lively racket game for all ages and abilities!)

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. 
Location: Madison Elementary School Gym  ($1 per time)
For more information contact
 LqPV Community Education 320-752-4818 or 4844 or email

NOTE:  Pickleball is played outside during the summer
(Weather permitting)

All Events are held at the Appleton

Public Library and are free. 
  • Story time 10:30-11:15 a.m. the second Friday of the month
  • (stories, songs, and a craft for ages 3-6)
  • LEGO Club 3:30-4:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month. Create with legos for grades 2-6.
  • 1000 Books before Kindergarten  A literacy program for ages 0-5

Madison Library Schedule
  • Open story Time for Children- Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten-a literacy program for ages 0-5.For more information and or to sign up, stop by the Madison Library.
  • Open Story Time for Children: Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. and Thursdays open anytime reading

Lefse Making Class
Date: Saturday, Dec. 16
Time: 9:00 am- 12:00pm
 LqPV HS FACS Room #117
Fee: $10
Instructor: Tim Siegert
Maximum 10 participants

Heathly Lifestyles

Zumba Fitness

**MMN Elementary in the Big Gym.  Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00-6:00 p.m.
$4/class or $7/ both days. Punch cards $32/one day session or $56/ both day session

**Zumba Gold
For beginners or Seniors. Wednesdays 4:00-4:30 p.m. in the Former DAC room at MMN.
$3/class or $24 for a punch card.

Instructor: DeAnn Wedinger 320-218-5939

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Basic Ballet for Adults

Mondays 2:00-3:00
Former DAC Room at MMN Elem.
$3/class or $10/month
Instructor: Ako Tamamoto

Adult Basketball

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**Men's Basketball Madison
Tuesday and Friday Mornings at 6:00 a.m. &
Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 p.m. 
@ MMN Elem. Gym 
$10 for the season (Payable to MMN Elem.)

**Adult Basketball Milan
Saturdays 4:00-6:00 p.m. beginning Nov. 4th &
Sundays 6:00-8:00 p.m. beginning Nov. 5th @ 
Milan Community School Gym
$50/season or $5/class

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Community Members are invited to walk the halls of MMN Elem and LqPV High School and auditorium/gym or Appleton '52 Wing


For more information, contact the Community Education Office at 320-752-4814 or toll free 1-877-889-4153,email or visit