Jenny Nichols, a 2005 graduate of Rockford High School, was the picture of health before her world went spiraling out of control. Jenny was found unconscious in a snowbank on March 17, 2013, after suffering from an apparent seizure. She was rushed to Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, given anti-seizure medication, and then sent […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Champlin’s Verizon Wireless store is donating and volunteering at local food banks through its “Stop the Hunger” initiative this holiday season in a joint effort with its customers in over 300 stores. From today until Friday, Dec. 12, participating stores across the U.S. are encouraging local families to bring in canned and boxed food, which […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Rockford Area School Board member Kris Abrahamson has been named to the 2015 All State School Board, which is the Minnesota School Boards Association’s (MSBA) most prestigious award. The award will be given during a luncheon Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at MSBA’s annual Leadership Conference. The conference is at the Minneapolis Convention Center and the […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Boys hockey opens season at Blake  BY DAVID PEDERSEN Crow river news The Rockford-Delano-Buffalo girls hockey team lost the season opener 5-2 to Chaska/Chanhassen last week. “Overall, we played pretty well,” said coach Ray Dahlof. “They outshot us 32-29, but what hurt us were some crucial turnovers. I think four of their goals were scored […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Optimism is high despite having one returning starter  BY DAVID PEDERSEN SUNPRESS NEWSPAPERS After graduating seven seniors two seasons ago, Rockford said goodbye to six seniors after last year’s boys basketball season, four who were starters. Despite another year of looking for new talent, Rockford head coach Michael Tauber proclaims this team can compete in […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Nordvall will compete for New Mexico State BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS High schools like to celebrate and honor their high profile athletes when they sign a letter of intent to attend a University and accept a scholarship, especially if in Division 1, the top level. The only difference for Rockford’s Allison Nordvall when […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

The newly created Highway 12 Safety Coalition met at Delano City Hall on Thursday, Nov. 6, to discuss ways in which to decrease the number and severity of car accidents on the highway. The coalition consists of representatives from cities along Highway 12, from Orono to Howard Lake. The coalition appointed Gary Kroells, West Hennepin […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, Nov. 13, reviewed the environmental assessment worksheet for Sawgrass, a 249-unit residential development proposed by Peachtree Partners, and decided that there is no need for an environmental impact statement. The council also took up other business. Here are meeting highlights. SAWGRASS Corcoran Planning Consultant Kendra Lindahl explained that 250 housing […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow