- Filings update: Race for Otsego mayor, council develops; Filings close Aug. 11
- Updated filings tracker: Elk River Area School Board; Zimmerman mayor and council; Otsego mayor and council
- Voter's guide: Three seek support in Aug. 11 primary
- Voter's guide: Emmer again faces Munro in 6th District primary
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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Sherburne County Master Gardeners are still available to help people with gardening questions and problems. Send questions in one of several ways:
The Sherburne History Center in Becker is turning a portion of a former exhibit into a new lobby wall exhibition: “Just a Neighborhood Thing: Meadowvale and Cable.” These two rural neighborhoods in Sherburne County were both located “on the edge” of larger communities. Their farming roots we…
Dr. Paul Sheils has carved out a successful dentistry niche in the northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities. Sheils, of Otsego Dental, has a unique and successful approach to treating TMJ afflictions that focuses on the cause of the problem.
The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce handed out masks to businesses and nonprofits on July 29-30 and and planned to hand out more on Aug. 3 while supplies last.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, police reform and civil unrest captured voters’ attention, the nation was in a longstanding debate about how to reform our immigration system. On one extreme, we have some who want to open up our borders to everyone, and on the other, we have those who want to s…
If the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has taught us anything it is that police and social justice reform are sorely needed in Minnesota. One reform that must be tackled is the ever-growing achievement gap in public education and the fact children of color, American Indian children and …
As the coronavirus pandemic has burned across the United States, we’ve heard a lot about front-line heroes. The efforts by doctors, nurses, health care workers and first responders are immeasurable to the country.
My children cannot go back to their school this fall on a full-time basis, but rather will be required to engage in some hybrid form of education. The children one street over in my neighborhood attend a school that will be allowed to be fully open. The stark difference in the educational op…
Cancer affects everyone, but it doesn’t affect everyone equally. More than 33,000 Minnesotans are estimated to be diagnosed with cancer this year. Many of them will face barriers to prevent, find and treat cancer.
The League of Minnesota Cities thanks the state Legislature and the governor for their work to pass the Police Accountability Act. This legislation is a good beginning and goes a long way toward addressing law enforcement systemic reform. There is, however, more work to do, and we stand read…
Thousands of Minnesota families will make some of the most important decisions of their lives in the next month. Below are several questions that I hope will help families determine what’s the best form of education this fall for their children.