As the trees lose their beautiful fall leaves, they tend to pile up in our yards and streets. Those leaves contain phosphorus, an essential nutrient for plant growth. As the leaves decompose, they release the phosphorus that was bound up in the leaf. When it rains, the phosphorus is washed d…
The Cambridge-Isanti girls tennis team claimed a win in the opening round of the Section 7AA team tournament of Thursday, Oct. 3, and got revenge for a regular season loss in the process.
James Klimek won the inaugural season of the Cambridge Disc Golf League hosted at City Park this summer, but he said getting the chance to enjoy disc golf with his 8-year-old son, Thomas, was the highlight of the season.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College creative writing students, under the direction of instructor Bill Breen, met residents at GracePointe Crossing in Cambridge to share their stories the students turned into poems. The students gave a presentation on Oct. 10 of the poems they wrote based on the r…
Like many people, you may spend decades putting money into your IRA and your 401(k) or similar employer-sponsored retirement plan. But eventually you will want to take this money out – if you must start withdrawing some of it. How can you make the best use of these funds?
Back in May I dedicated this column to encouraging community members to consider becoming part of our volunteer registry; a database comprised of community members who have skills, careers, life experiences, history, or information teachers may find of value in classrooms.
Each spring the Minnesota Department of Education collects data to determine how schools are performing across the state. Much of the data involves student assessments (commonly known as MCA’s) but the state also collects information on attendance, discipline, graduation rates, etc. You can …
Replacement of leaking, drafty windows.
Minnesota, under Gov. Mark Dayton, initiated universal, all-day, public school kindergarten. The Adams-ECM Editorial Board endorsed that initiative as a wise investment. The former governor also proposed universal education for four-year-olds.