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The Maple Grove Police Department has been notified that a Level 3 Predatory Offender has moved into the 8900 block of Weston Lane N. Paul Raymond Knutson, 52, is the Level 3 predatory offender. He is 5’10”, 189 pounds with a medium building, blue eyes and grey hair. The offender has a history of sexual [...]

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BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   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 [...]

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The annual Maple Grove Empty Bowls event took place March 13 at the Maple Grove Community Center. CROSS participated in this fundraising event. Empty Bowls is an international grass roots effort to raise funds for local food shelves. The simple intent behind this project is to gather potters and others from the community to create [...]

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There are plenty of big changes going on in Rockford, with more on the way. The city is buying the mall that sits on the west end of town, and north of Highway 55, and turning part of it into a 400-seat event center and part into city offices, while maintaining rental space for existing [...]

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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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