By Joe Nathan Guest Columnist Sean McComb, recently named 2014 National Teacher of the Year, has given one of the best speeches I’ve ever read about what teachers can and often do accomplish. As he told thousands of other educators gathered at the National Education Association conference: “When those children come through the school [...]
Two Hennepin County district judge positions are contested on the Tuesday, Aug. 12, primary ballot.
Minnesotans will go to the polls Tuesday, Aug. 12, for the 2014 primary election. Hennepin County residents will see two contested judgeships on their ballots. Twelve candidates have filed for two open judge positions in the 4th District Court, which encompasses all of Hennepin County. These races are non-partisan. Seven candidates are seeking the Dist. [...]
By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Devin Waters, one of the leaders of Rogers’ 2010 state runner-up football team, is back on the gridiron this summer as a defensive end for the St. Paul Pioneers. “I’m having a blast,” said the 6-foot-2, 255-pound Waters, who had four sacks in one game and two [...]
by Bob San SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Facing a do-or-die game, the Maple Grove Crimson rose to the challenge and blasted Spring Lake Park 13-1 in the Section 5 championship game May 29 in Shoreview. The Crimson entered the day needing just one win over Spring Lake Park to capture the section title, but the Panthers [...]
The Rogers High School bands and choirs recently presented their spring Pops Concert “Stage and Screen” evening at Zabee Theatre in Elk River. “This concert signifies the culmination of a full year of very hard work and dedication by our fine young musicians,” said Christopher Moore, band director. “I am truly impressed by the tremendous improvement [...]
The Maple Grove Rainbow Foods locations will soon be looking for a new owner. It was announced last week that the owner of Rainbow Foods, Roundy’s, is selling its 27 Twin Cities stores. Ten of the area Rainbow stores will be turned into Cub Foods stores. These include: Chaska, Eagan, Lakeville, Minneapolis (Lagoon), Minneapolis (Quarry), [...]
North Hennepin Area Chamber awards five scholarships to busy students By Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce awarded $500 scholarships to five students who showed commitment to community service, a theme that stuck out to chamber Executive Director Stephen Erickson. The students are also busy. Some work [...]