Archive | July 17, 2014

HazelFest Join us for a day of fun and fellowship celebrating life and recovery Saturday, August 2 – 11AM to 8PM at Hazelden in Center City, MN National Circuit Speakers – Great Music 40+ Exhibitors Family Activities Food Trucks Fellowship Fun Featuring: The Jayhawks, Trapper Schoepp and The Shades, Communist Daughter, and Davina and The […]

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Organizers of this year’s Hamel Rodeo said the four-day competition, July 10-13, would go on rain or shine. And they meant it. Professional cowboys and cowgirls competed in both sun and rain, with clouds dumping rain on Family Day events on Saturday. Volunteers from Hamel community groups put on the rodeo each year at Corcoran […]

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4 Community Theatre is producing the musical The Wizard of Oz at the Orono High School Auditorium in July thanks to a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council.  Supporting arts activities throughout Minnesota is a primary focus of the regional arts councils that receive support from the MN Legislature and the Legacy Amendment. Wizard […]

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City gets ready for advent of Ravinia The Corcoran City Council took two major steps on Thursday, July 10, in bringing municipal water and sanitary sewers to serve the southeast corner of the city, including the first phase of the U.S. Homes Ravinia housing development. First the council awarded a $1.8 million contract to Northdale […]

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As part of his Eagle Project, Rockford resident Joe Van Buskirk told the city council he would like to build four free libraries in Rockford city parks. He is requesting to build these libraries in Lions, Parkwood, Winfield Ponds and Kettenacker Parks. Van Buskirk plans to build the libraries from wood and plexiglass out of […]

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Popular bean bag tourney to expand Rockford River Days from Aug. 8-10 will give people plenty of reasons to come to town for entertainment, friendly competitions and renewed rivalries — along with the traditional carnival, grand parade, fireworks and more. A limited supply of discount tickets for the carnival is available now through 1 p.m. […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS A week earlier, the Rockford River Bandits were working on picking up the offense. This week the amateur baseball team will stress defense after allowing 43 runs in three recent games. Last week Rockford lost to Dassel-Cokato 17-4, Hutchinson 15-5 and Maple Plain 11-10 in a game stretched over […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The season came to a close for more girls fastpitch teams playing for the Rockford Area Athletic Association. The U10 Green squad captured second place at the tournament in St. Michael. Rockford’s U12 fastpitch team competed at the state tournament in the C division. The Green team played strong […]

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