Community

Senator John Hoffman (DFL – Champlin) will join families, first responders and community businesses at neighborhood events to celebrate Night to Unite on Tuesday, Aug. 5. The annual event brings neighbors and public safety officials together to raise crime prevention awareness and build a stronger community. Senator Hoffman will once again sponsor the ‘Night to [...]

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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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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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The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has filed an appeal with the Fourth Judicial District Court in the case regarding Leann Sargent, Maple Grove resident and city council member. Sargent was found guilty of a gross misdemeanor in Hennepin County Court for financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. Her father, Robert E. Bobleter Sr., lived with [...]

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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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Maple Grove Police have been notified that a Level 3 Predatory Offender has moved to the 13900 block of 81st Ave. N. in Maple Grove. Terrence Davone Olive, 37, was released from serving time June 4. He is described as a black male, 5-foot-9, 185 pounds with brown eyes, black hair, medium brown complexion and [...]

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Daze & Knights St. Michael festival Aug. 8-9 The St. Michael Lions are bringing back the Bierstube to help them celebrate their 50th anniversary Saturday, July 19, at the St. Michael parish school parking lot, and everyone is invited. There will be live music from 3:30 to 11:30 p.m. a United Way/St. Michael Lions sponsored [...]

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