Carlton Jenkins, superintendent of Robbinsdale Area Schools, is leaving the district after five years to take a new position. Jenkins was named superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District in Madison, Wisconsin, according to a release from the district. His last day will be Aug. 3.
Wayzata Central Middle School seventh-grader Rohan Dham is among the merit winners in this year’s national 3M Young Scientist Challenge.
The nutrition services department at Robbinsdale Area Schools strives to introduce students to new fruits and vegetables, according to Katie Wahl, director of the department. Through funding from the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, the schools are developing student’s awareness of a …
The Plymouth City Council will have a special council meeting 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Plymouth City Hall, 3400 Plymouth Blvd., to hear public comment about whether the city should purchase the Hollydale golf course property, 4170 Holly Ln.
Ryan Peterson of Plymouth made it his mission to run a marathon in all 50 states before turning 50 years old.
While the City of Plymouth has begun a gradual reopening process, continued concerns surrounding COVID-19 have led to cancellation of some events in July. For the most current information, visit plymouthmn.gov/coronavirus.
For the 832 students in Wayzata High School’s Class of 2020, the final months of their senior year have played out in ways they never could have imagined. It was fitting that their graduation ceremony was like no other commencement in the school’s history.
Margo Heuisler, a 2020 graduate from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School, has gained admittance into the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School. Heuisler will study English, math, science and military history while also participating in military and athletic programs. Upon successf…
Members of the public have an absolute right to ask questions of Robbinsdale Area Schools officials, Helen Bassett, the vice-chair of the Robbinsdale School Board said at a June 22 work session. They can ask anything they want to ask because it’s their money, she added.
The Plymouth Farmers Market is in full swing with vendors offering an assortment of fresh, locally grown produce and prepared food, including fruits, vegetables, fresh bread, oils and vinegars, honey, maple syrup, ice cream, meats, sauces and flowers. The market officially opened June 17, at…
The City of Plymouth will work with Hennepin County regarding negotiations for the jurisdictional transfer of County Road 47 to upgrade the corridor and make it safer for residents and pedestrians.
As Minnesota gradually reopens during COVID-19, the City of Plymouth has rolled out new appointment scheduling software to help limit exposure, reduce lines or gatherings, and help facilitate social distancing at city facilities.
Carlton Jenkins, the superintendent of Robbinsdale Area Schools, has been announced as a finalist for a superintendent position at Madison Metropolitan School District in Wisconsin. He is one of two candidates being considered in the final selection process.
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, Three Rivers Park District continues to expand opportunities for park users throughout its parks across the metro area.
The City of Plymouth encourages residents to vote early by mail (absentee) to help minimize direct contact with others during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Plymouth city officials are asking for feedback from the public to help shape the future of the community’s central corridor – Plymouth City Center.
“As I sit typing this post, I can hear military helicopters circling above,” wrote Carol Erickson, founder and Executive Director of Imara International, from a chaotic area of Kenya.
Robbinsdale Area Schools Nutrition Services is extending its free meal program through the summer. Meals are available to all aged 18 and younger from 10:30 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Wayzata High School junior Aayush Goud was among 55 students from around the state invited to this year’s Minnesota Youth Institute.
Three Rivers Park District officials are working on a master plan for a 16-mile north-south regional trail that would connect to other regional trails, parks and destinations from Maple Grove to Eden Prairie.
Madalina Kelner, a photographer and graphic designer of Plymouth, hopes her upcoming art show, “Behind the Veil” at Homewood Studios in Minneapolis, will help others understand the perceptual veil often felt by the marginalized within society.
School may be out for summer, but that doesn’t mean the Wayzata School District has gone quiet. Several construction projects are underway across the district and will continue throughout the summer.
Morris Packaging of Plymouth, a manufacturer of purposeful flexible packaging products, is expanding with the addition of a new 10-color flexographic printing press in 2019 and another one on order in 2020. Tracy Jacobs is the new production manager, bringing leadership and team-building ski…
The Office of the State Auditor was petitioned by eligible voters of Robbinsdale Area Schools to examine 17 areas of concern between July 1, 2015, and March 31, 2019, State Auditor Julie Blaha said at the Robbinsdale School Board meeting June 15.
The Wayzata High School parking lot was abuzz with activity June 11 as a community food drive successfully filled two semitrailers with donations.
For six years, Plymouth city leaders have sought to attract a brewery and taproom and actions taken June 9 by the Plymouth City Council has paved the way for that to happen.
The City of Plymouth will kick off its outdoor farmers market Wednesday, June 17, at Parkers Lake Playfield, 15500 County Road 6. The market will be open 2:30-6:30 p.m. each Wednesday through Sept. 30.
Meghana Junnuru will soon graduate from the advocacy training course, Partners in Policymaking. Applications for the next class are due by July 10. The program is open to all Minnesotans with disabilities and parents of young children with developmental disabilities. There is no cost for thi…
Robbinsdale Area Schools Superintendent Carlton Jenkins virtually addresses the 435 graduating students in Armstrong High School’s Class of 2020. “Take your rightful place. Go out and transform the world and continue to fight for human decency as you have shown those skill sets here in Distr…
Ex-Gopher forward Damian Johnson is set to take over the Benilde-St. Margaret’s boys basketball team after three successful seasons at North St. Paul.
Plymouth apartment residents were evacuated during the early morning June 2 after gunshots were reported and officers located a man with an apparent gunshot wound, according to the Plymouth Police.