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By John Holler Contributing Writer Every year, Wright County Medical Examiner Dr. A. Quinn Strobl presents her annual report to the Wright County Board of Commissioners. The purpose of the report is to have a historical record of the numbers of deaths in the county, as well as the manner of death. At the March [...]

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Fourth and sixth graders had home court advantage BY DAVID PEDERSEN Rockford sent eight boys youth basketball teams to the MYAS Grade State Tournament March 8-9, claiming four trophies and two championships. Three of the squads utilized a home court advantage when the Rockford Area Athletic Association played host to the fourth and sixth grade [...]

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Osseo Area Schools has approved district-wide grade reconfiguration for its elementary, junior high and senior high schools. The Independent School District 279 School Board approved the shift to pre-k (or kindergarten for some buildings) through 5th grade elementary schools, 6th-8th grade middle schools and 9th-12th grade high schools on March 18. The shift will begin [...]

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Maple Grove Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals study identifies hospitals and leadership teams that provide the highest level of value to their communities, based on a [...]

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This is city’s second car vs. train collision in a month  West Hennepin Public Safety, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad are investigating the cause of a March 8 car versus train crash in which a 25-year-old Buffalo woman was killed. The Medical Examiner said on Sunday, March 9, [...]

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DES is one of seven elementary schools in state to get honor Delano Elementary School, Monday, March 3, celebrated being named as a national Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The entire school, both staff and students, turned out for a program in the school gym. Current and past staff joined special [...]

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Although snowbanks are rimming Medina’s streets, the City Council is looking ahead to road construction season. Public Works Director Steve Scherer on Tuesday, March 4, presented feasibility reports for two road improvement projects — one for Chippewa Road West and the other for six streets in the Tuckborough and Hunter Farms Addition. The council accepted [...]

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by Matthew DAvis Contributing Writer   Osseo’s Blake Wheeler may have said it best following the Orioles’ wild comeback against the No. 1 seed Champlin Park Rebels in the Section 5 4A championship last Friday in front of a packed crowd at Rogers. “It shows that March is really what matters,” Wheeler said. “It’s true [...]

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