Filing by candidates for the November general election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. The following candidates filed by the Tuesday deadline. They had [...]

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Thomas A., 3, of Maple Grove lives with a metabolic condition and was recently given the chance to have a wish come true. When presented with an opportunity for a wish, he chose to visit Florida. Thomas’ wish came true, courtesy of United Health Foundation and Make-A-Wish. United Health Foundation has adopted 15 wishes through [...]

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Osseo project recognized for ‘success’ in long-term vision One of the biggest projects in Osseo has received an award from the Minnesota American Planning Association. The Five Central project was awarded the “Success Stories in Implementation” award. City Planner Riley Grams said this award is given to a project that shows long-term vision and eventual [...]

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Council hears more public comments about Sargent The Maple Grove City Council heard about the winning bid for the future Hwy. 610 project during its Monday, Aug. 18, meeting. The council also heard several members of the public speak during the open forum regarding councilor Leann Sargent. Here are some of the highlights from the [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   After sweeping Albertville in two games, the St. Michael Saints continued playoff action over the weekend in Forest Lake. St. Francis (also the Saints) took on St. Michael in the first game of a double-elimination weekend. Jared Dehmer pitched for St. Michael, and St. Francis countered with [...]

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The Knight girls tennis team is coming off another very successful season (14-6 and 4th place in conference) in 2013, but will need to replace six strong graduated seniors. The Knights will look for strong leadership from seven returning letter winners. Leading the way will be single players: Junior Kiana Eystad, who will be starting [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   There is a new sheriff in town for the St. Michael-Albertville boys varsity soccer team. Tomas Rodriguez brings in a new system and a new philosophy to the team, which will spend the season learning those things after struggling to a 3-10-4 record under former head coach [...]

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Elk River area Dist. 728 prep sports are underway. Practices started Monday. Rogers tennis was the first area team in action, opening Saturday with three matches at Coon Rapids. Football openers Thursday, Aug. 28, include Elk River at Coon Rapids, North Branch at Rogers and Fridley at Zimmerman, with Spectrum the next day hosting Howard [...]

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