By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News A citizen-led group aimed at getting a “yes, yes” vote on Nov. 4 for the Elk River Area School District bond and levy referendum has turned up its efforts. Community for Kids set up a phone bank this past week and volunteers will be at it again today. [...]
Board asks that food going into garbage be monitored by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Lunch may not count as a subject in school, but it has been a hot topic among students in District 728 this fall. The discussion reached the Elk River Area School Board at a recent work session. Students and staff last [...]
3 extra market dates added The Maple Grove Farmers Market may be moving indoors next week until the end of the year, but market-goers won’t have to wait until next spring to visit it. This year the Indoor Farmers Market will have three dates added for shoppers. Carol Morris, market coordinator, said about the added [...]
The number of deaths due to heroin overdose is more than seven times what is was in 2008 in the Twin Cities area, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office. Since 1995, the number of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 who have tried heroin has increased by more than 300 percent. “Every [...]
Polar vortex was a phrase added to the popular Minnesota lexicon during the winter of 2013-14. But some unpopular phrases were probably also uttered when homeowners received their energy bills this past winter.
A good place to start in reducing energy bills is to keep the warm air where it should be, in the house, and not leaking out through the roof. While a natural part of the home owning process, some owners are too busy or just not comfortable spending free time in the attic assessing their insulation’s heat-conserving aptitude.
Download coupon for 50% off one item – then head to your favorite Goodwill store and brew up an awesome costume for less. By Sarah Carlson Editor, Real Housewives of Minnesota Every year, I tell myself that I’m going to top last year’s Halloween costumes. I aim to be craftier, trendier – and most importantly, [...]
Blue green algae bloom reported in Mooney Lake Two area lakes, Lake Independence and Mooney Lake, have encountered problems with aquatic invasive species, and weather has complicated the two scenarios. After an initial battle with high winds and high wave action, Three Rivers Park District is making progress in treatment of Lake Independence for an [...]
The St. Michael City Council expects that the Riverside Church traffic study will be available before the end of this month. Community development director Marc Weigle updated the council that Riverside representatives recently met with the city’s engineering consultants to provide information for the traffic study being conducted at the intersection of O’Day Avenue and [...]