featured

Skies opened up and dumped heavy rain on the Hennepin County Fair at various times between Thursday, June 19, and Sunday, June 22. In between rain events, warm sunny weather blanketed the fairgrounds at Corcoran Lions Park in Corcoran. Fairgoers came for food, carnival rides, a petting zoo, a talent show, 4-H exhibits and more. [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Community events round out rodeo weekend A 6-year-old barrel racer and a wild animal trainer and rodeo entertainer known as the “One-armed Bandit” will be among many attractions at the Hamel Rodeo during performances Thursday, July 10, through Sunday, July 13, at Corcoran Lions Park, located on County Road 10 west of County Road 101. [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Cites potential litigation to resolve rezoning issue The Riverside Church said it would pursue litigation regarding its desired purchase of the former Cinemagic theater building in St. Michael. The church contends the city’s zoning law, which does not allow a church as a use in the business district, “violates the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

  Rockford youth sports report BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The first ever Jim Thome Showcase U10A baseball tournament in Rockford will be a hard act to follow for the U11A Rockford Area Athletic Association (RAAA) team when playing host to a similar event June 20-21. Rockford’s U10A team took top honors at the [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Site would be opposite ball fields The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, June 13, reviewed a proposal from Peachtree Partners LLC for 249 homes on 103.3 acres and granted the developer the first of many approvals that would be needed for the subdivision to become a reality. Peachtree requested an amendment to the city’s comprehensive plan [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Former Rogers High School student Reid Sagehorn Tuesday, June 10, filed a lawsuit against the school district and Rogers police chief. The lawsuit cites “harm to his reputation and standing in the community, mental distress, shame, humiliation and embarrassment” and requests monetary damages “against Police Chief Jeffrey Beahen for defamation.” The lawsuit was in response [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Rockford High School held its 97th annual commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 5, in the Rockford Community Center. Speakers included Senior Class President Ellen Paatela and teacher Julie Merila, who gave the faculty address. The Rockford High School Band and A Cappella Choir also gave performances. As a tradition, the Senior Choir performed its final [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow