Arts & Entertainment

Rogers students, alum make waves on punk/metal music scene by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer Ithomiid, not a word you hear everyday but one area Rogers residents may be hearing more of. The meaning behind the word is a rare South American butterfly with transparent wings … and the name of an emerging Minnesota punk metal [...]

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Ambassador program has new directors The iconic Maple Grove Ambassadors float has made its way down the last parade route ever. The Osseo Lions Roar Parade Sept. 6 was the last chance for people to view the float’s hand-crafted wetland meadow with bridge and tree house. Plans are underway to create and build a new [...]

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Maple Grove Yellow Ribbon Community hosting events Sept. 20 Canvas Health, in partnership with Minnesota military and veteran communities, recently announced the Heroes for Hope Fun Run Challenge to raise awareness of statewide crisis counseling resources and to erase stigmas associated with trauma and mental illness. The Maple Grove Yellow Ribbon Community will be the [...]

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David Christian, creative director and on air host at KTIS 98.5 will be the featured speaker at this year’s Osseo Area Community Prayer Breakfast Thursday, Sept. 25, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion, 260 Fourth Ave. S.E. in Osseo. Osseo Mayor Duane Poppe will welcome all area residents, business leaders, [...]

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‘The Rainmaker’ NOW TO OCT. 12 — Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 Fifth Ave. S.E. in Osseo, will present “The Rainmaker” Sept. 12 to Oct. 12. Performances run Wednesdays to Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. This is a romantic comedy directed by Craig Johnson. This production kicks off the seventh season at [...]

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Many attractions will be free Medina Celebration Day will return to Hamel Legion Park Saturday, Sept. 20, with a boat load of attractions, many of which will be free. Festivities will run from 4 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. at the park and Hamel Community Building, 3200 Mill Drive, Hamel. Parking will be even easier [...]

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Blue skies and warm temperatures created the perfect backdrop for the 38th Osseo Lions Roar festivities Sept. 5 and 6. The highlight was the Osseo Lions Roar Parade on Sept. 6 along with food, carnival and kids area. Check out more photos inside this paper. (Sun staff photos by Alicia Miller)

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An autumn art event is returning to Maple Grove. The 2014 Skyline Art Crawl, the third annual art show, will be Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 28, from noon to 5 p.m. The event takes place at the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway. Skyline Fine [...]

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