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Wayzata High School junior and Maple Grove resident Kelly Azinge has been selected to attend the U.S. Military Academy of West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Experience in June. More than 5,000 high school juniors applied nationwide and 1,000 students were selected. The Summer Leaders Experien...Read More
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‘Desperate cry of a little girl’ St. Michael-Albertville media specialist Jenny Hill will be talking about her new book “Walking with Tension” Monday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Michael library. Book sales and signing to follow for $10. Pay with cash or check, www.walkingwithtension.c...Read More
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The Minnesota State Fire Marshal and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have made local fire departments aware of potential issues with drones (unmanned aircraft systems). Ron Stoffel, MN DNR Wildfire Suppression Supervisor, said, “As these aircraft become more prevalent in the airspace we ...Read More
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A second equity-in-education bill chief authored by Rep. Eric Lucero, R-Dayton, received a bill hearing in the House Education Finance Committee Friday, April 10. The bill (H.F. 983) seeks to help low-revenue/low-tax-base school districts by targeting the bottom 20 percent to provide additional reve...Read More
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St. Michael Elementary School students will have a new principal when they return to school next fall. Corey Lahr was selected to replace Sheila Bichler who is retiring after nine years in the district. Lahr is coming from the Delano School District where he taught third grade for seven years and se...Read More
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The Albertville City Council recently swore in the city’s first ever full-time fire chief, Eric Bullen. Bullen is currently a member of Albertville Fire, as well as a K-9 officer for Minneapolis Police. He will transition into his new position. Otsego City Council members Vern Heidner and Jason Wa...Read More
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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News The Elk River Area School Board recently welcomed a representative from Sunrise Energy Ventures of Minnetonka, which is in partnership with California-based SolarCity, and Xcel Energy to install a total of 100 solar gardens in areas west of the district. Their hope i...Read More
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