Arts & Entertainment

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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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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Check out these photos by Alicia Miller from Maple Grove Days festivities July 10 to 13. The photos of the new Maple Grove Ambassadors are courtesy of the Maple Grove Ambassador Program.

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From the Maple Grove Ambassador Coronation to the parade to a day full of activities, Maple Grove Days draws crowds. Candy is the only thing kids can get at the Pierre Bottineau Parade. Stella Iliff, 3, of Osseo grips a beach ball she received. Check out more photos from Maple Grove Days inside this paper. [...]

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In the early morning hours of Monday, July 14, Maple Grove Hospital welcomed its 15,000th baby born at the hospital. A baby girl was born at 6:58 a.m. She was delivered near the entrance of Emergency Care Center with the medical support of Rebecca Cooper, RN, and a team of other hospital staff. Cooper was [...]

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This year’s Cross Community Players production is “Oklahoma!” Join the cast for the Rodgers and Hammerstein show featuring a rivalry between farmers and cowboys, a love story and legendary music. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful [...]

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Jimmy’s Pizza, of Medina, will serve as grand marshal for the Hamel Rodeo Parade on Sunday, July 13, the last day of Hamel Rodeo weekend. Rodeo performances are at Corcoran Lions Park, County Roads 10 and 101, from Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, July 13. Professional cowboys and cowgirls will compete for cash prizes at [...]

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