While the numbers of girls participating in youth fastpitch programs continues to grow, there is a shortage of sanctioned umpires across the state of Minnesota. This makes it difficult to schedule games for area teams.
North Shore Gymnastics Association conducted its 22nd Annual John Roethlisberger Iceberg Open at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion, hosting more than 530 boys representing 35 different teams from across the country.
Rockford’s girls basketball team had no time to sulk after Thursday’s 74-50 loss to state power New London-Spicer. It had to be on the bus at 5:30 a.m. Saturday to play Perham in Alexandria at 10:30 a.m.
Chad Lewis’ approach to the paranormal was initially academic. While earning his Master’s degree in Applied Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Lewis became interested, in his own words: “What is it about human perception and human belief systems that make some people believe in…
Youngsters bundled tight for the weather gathered in the warming house at the Riverside Park ice rink Monday night. Following the Rockford-Delano high school boys practice, they had been cordially invited to lace up and play alongside the team.
Rockford’s Jazz and Kick dance teams both finished eighth out of 15 teams at Saturday’s Section 3A meet in Waconia and did not qualify for state.
Fisher, David James, 37, of Albertville, sentenced Jan. 29 for Felony Fleeing a Peace Officer to a stay of imposition for three years on conditions of probation, serve 80 days jail, pay $200 fine plus surcharges, pay $75 public defender co-payment, provide DNA sample, have no use or possessi…
Ten members of the Rockford Dance team were invited to dance along with Justin Timberlake and a few hundred other Minnesota high school dancers last Sunday at the Super Bowl.
Rockford’s girls basketball team showed what a bounce back really means when defeating Litchfield by 14 points after losing to Watertown-Mayer by 30 points last week.
Preliminary statistics show that during 2017, Hennepin County had 162 opioid-related deaths, a number that is likely to increase as statistics are finalized.
Earlier in January, the Wright County Board of Commissioners had questions concerning a proposed zoning ordinance that seemed specific to the Jane Goodall Environmental Sciences Academy, which is seeking charter school status. Because Commissioner Charlie Borrell, who serves on the planning …
In November, all 87 sheriffs in Minnesota are going to be up for election. Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty won’t be among them. On Feb. 1, Hagerty officially announced that he will not seek re-election and will finish out his term after eight years as Wright County Sheriff.
Two more victories last week put the Rockford-Delano girls hockey team into first place in the Wright County Conference with two games to play.
More than 10,500 Minnesotans are living with paralysis from a spinal cord injury and 100,000 are living with disabilities from brain injury.
In both of Rockford’s girls basketball games last week it was the proverbial tale of two halves that made the difference in a win and a loss.
In the five Rockford-Delano boys and girls hockey games played last week only four total goals were surrendered and three shutouts recorded.
Betty, Charles Anthony, Jr., 43, of Rogers, sentenced Jan. 10 for Gross Misdemeanor Third Degree DWI to 365 days jail, $300 fine; 360 days stayed for two years on conditions of probation, serve 5 days jail, pay $300 fine plus surcharges, undergo a chemical dependency assessment and follow al…
After a peek at the polls, Sen. David Osmek, R-Mound, has suspended his campaign for governor. Osmek, currently serving his second senate term, will no longer seek the Republican endorsement for governor.
Rockford boys basketball coach Michael Tauber proclaims the home game against New London-Spicer Friday was “one of those that don’t come around real often.”
Rockford’s dance teams have seen the positive results after making several changes in routines from the start of the season under new head coach Kristie Nelson.
The Rockford Area Historical Society recently shook the dust off some of the most important documents in their collection.
“Well, we saw some great progress this week,” proclaims Rockford-Delano girls hockey coach Jackie Johnson after upsetting first place Holy Family/Waconia 5-4 in overtime and getting nipped by third place New Prague 4-3 in overtime.
Doug Ohman, author and storyteller, will take visitors for a ride while sharing highlights from his book series “Living the Dream: Historic Homes of Minnesota” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Rockford Community Center in Rockford.
Asp, Bradley James, 44, of St. Michael, sentenced Dec. 22 for Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct to 90 days jail; 90 days stayed for one year on conditions of probation, pay $85 surcharges, have no contact with victim, have no same or similar violations. Sentenced by Judge Tenney.
Rockford’s girls basketball team gave up a rare high total of 68 points in the loss to state-ranked Watertown-Mayer last week, but yielded just 19 in the win over Brooklyn Center Monday to end up a point and a half under its average of allowing 45 points per game.
For years, Wright County has addressed the collection, inputting, retention and sharing of data on an individual department basis. As a result, the data system used in the Human Services Department, Information Technology Department, Parks Department, Sheriff’s Department, etc. all operate o…
On Dec. 26, the Rockford City Council adopted ordinances to match recent Minnesota legislation on small cell wireless facilities.
Anyone who has tried to get license plates, license tabs or transfer a vehicle title and has attempted to do it online, likely has had a sour experience with MNLARS (Minnesota Licensing and Registration System), which has been an abject failure since rolling out last summer.
Both the Rockford-Delano boys and girls hockey teams returned to action following the holidays by playing one game against Orono, a rival and strong program.