BeeHive Homes of Maple Grove working hard to help raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. The site was recently home a concert by Miss Myra and the Moonshiners. BeeHive Homes is also gearing up for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The alternative Corcoran Country Daze festival for 2020 will turn Corcoran Lions Park into a drive-in movie theater with a fireworks show honoring our armed forces and first responders.
In a virtual ceremony on Aug. 5, the U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training named Staff Sgt. Erik Rostamo, a drill sergeant with Fort Leonard Wood’s 14th Military Police Brigade, the 2020 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year.
The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, July 23, asked city staff for a work session on potential zoning ordinance changes to limit the size of non-residential developments in residential zoning districts.
With uncertainty surrounding many of this summer’s activities, Wright County Public Health and University of Minnesota Extension have been able to provide an enjoyable and educational way for children to spend their increased free time, with cooking.
This past weekend with greenery flowing by and steady pedaling, a former Maple Grove resident came back to reminisce of a favorite part of his childhood and to remember his father’s love of biking.
With Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railways still refusing to negotiate with the Bottineau Blue Line Extension project, Hennepin County and Metro Transit have decided to move the proposed light rail line out of the railway corridor. The decision was announced Aug. 3.
The Maple Grove Lions have announced this year’s winners of the Maple Grove Lions Club/Dick Reimer Scholarships for the class of 2020. A total of $35,000 has been awarded to graduating seniors who reside in Maple Grove including one $5,000 scholarship and twenty $1,500 scholarships to be use…
In the July 9 issue, the Crow River News featured a story about the coming Town Center Park in St. Michael, which will feature a splash pad, giant playground, a pavilion, a concession stand and open spaces among other amenities. The park will be St. Michael’s largest when it is completed.
Though this summer may feel different than summers past, one thing remains constant: The need for blood donations to help save lives. The Red Cross is urging healthy individuals to give blood to restock the shelves for patients battling disease and facing the unexpected.
Back in February 2020 Sheree Mickelson, Dayton Fire Department Auxiliary President, was focused on The Warm Hearts Club serving a new community in need. She acquired funding from the Dayton Fire Auxiliary and the Dayton Lions Club to purchase enough fabric to make 58 fleece tie blankets.
Spring athletes in the class of 2020 missed out on their final high school season this year, but for baseball players at least, a special opportunity was provided over the last three weeks. The St. Paul Saints organized a Senior Salute tournament and lent their home diamond, CHS Field, to se…
We are excited to announce that the Crow River Senior Center is open. All activities will be by reservation only as we are limited in the number of people at one time. For the full detail of our opening please visit our website at www.crowriverseniorcenter.com or pick up a newsletter inside …
The next in a continuing series of free fresh produce and dairy drops, sponsored by NourishingHOPE and Second Harvest Heartland, will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Boxes of fresh produce and dairy products will be available for drive-through pick up at six area locations. Boxes are given o…
Rockford Middle School is about to fulfill a dream of building a greenhouse in which to give students hands-on experience with planting seeds, growing food and dealing with related problems, such as run-off and water reuse.
CORRECTION: The version of this story that appeared in the July 30 print edition stated that early 'direct balloting' would be available in Rogers for the Aug. 11 primary election. Early direct balloting will be available for the Nov. 3 general election, but NOT for the Aug. 11 primary. The …
The Osseo and Champlin farmers markets both opened for the season last week. Both opening days were delayed a week due to a miscommunication with vendors and the weather. Shoppers were able to purchase fresh, locally-grown produce and other items. The Osseo Farmers Market is open every Tuesd…
Change to Chill by Allina Health will offer a free virtual well-being and mindfulness series noon to 12:45 p.m. Thursdays from July 30 to Aug. 27. This series is designed for both youth and adults who are navigating changes in their routine.
Residents of the northwest suburbs are invited to a two-part event occurring at the end of this month about the transition to 100% renewable energy. This event is hosted by Northwest Metro Climate Action.
CROSS Services and Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless announce the Tenth Annual Food Shelf Challenge. Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless will proportionally match donations to CROSS through the month of July, up to $4,000.
Hennepin County is taking its fix-it clinic concept online. Fix-it clinics offer free, guided assistance from volunteers with repair skills to disassemble, troubleshoot and fix small household appliances, clothing, electronics, mobile devices and more. The goal of these clinics is to teach t…
Professor Emeritus William Rudelius will present a comprehensive analysis of changes in athletics and in undergraduate education at an online virtual forum, Tuesday, July 21, starting at 6:45 p.m. People are invited to join this Think Again MN forum, “How to Get Student Athletes Back into th…
he Bank of Elk River is proud to announce that it has awarded over fifteen scholarships to area students for the 2019-20 academic year.
The Rockford School Board has approved dates for prospective school board members to file candidacy papers for the November election. Filing will open Tuesday, July 28 and run through 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 11.
The Medina City Council, Tuesday, July 7, took a step back from action it took in June on designing improvements to the Hackamore Road corridor. The design work has been a joint project of the cities of Corcoran and Medina.
Seniors who live at Applewood Pointe Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove recently hosted an art exhibit featuring work of numerous talented artists who reside in the senior housing co-op. The public was not invited because all the residents are over age 60 and at risk for contracting the COVID-19 virus.