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Strawberry Fest coming soon!

The current Strawberry Fest Ambassadors joined the city council and others to celebrate the opening of Glacial Valley Park at 9900 Ravine Parkway South in Cottage Grove June 10. Taking place off 75th …

Park High holds commencement June 9

Tradition met modernity Sunday June 9 as the Park High Class of 2024 walked the arena stage at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood, the 108th class to graduate from Park High School. Starting with the …

A retirement 41 years in the making: Kathy Gleich retires from St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton school

If you ask anyone if they think they will stay in the same job for 41 years, most people will likely say no. If you ask those same people if their job as a teenager had a huge impact on their work …

Congratulations HHS Class of 2024

Graduation is a time that kids can’t wait for, a time where they have proven they are becoming adults, they have done it, made it through high school. This is also a time the community gathers …

Jose Miranda crosses the plate after hitting a 434-foot homerun in the Saints opening day game against the Guardians AAA team, the Columbus Clippers.

Saints hit 3 homeruns, win 8-1 on opening day

The Saint Paul Saints won their home opener on Saturday evening defeating the Columbus Clippers at CHS Field in St. Paul’s Lowertown by a score of 8-1. We can all breathe a sigh of relief; …

When is it safe—and legal—to leave your dog in the car?

Way.com helps dog owners understand when it's legal to leave their furry friends in cars unattended.

A rendering of the 66-unit multi-family development Sisu River Falls.

Multi-family development plan forwarded by RF Plan Commission

RIVER FALLS — The River Falls Plan Commission voted 4-0 to forward a plan for a 66-unit multi-family and personal storage building project to city council during the June 4 meeting. Kamp …

What is specialty coffee?: Barbell Coffee strives to provide fresh, organic coffee

HUDSON — There are many different types of coffee in the world, from caffeinated to decaf, light roast to dark roast and commodity to specialty. Ender Göçmen, a founder and co-owner …

The parade began with these fine area veterans.

Thorp Dairy Days sees rain and shine

On May 30-June 2, Thorp Dairy Days weathered the rain and concluded on a beautiful sunny Sunday. The festivities began on Thursday with the coronation of Thorp royalty: Miss Thorp Cassidy Kodl, Jr. …

Dive into Summer Fun!

For local area residents, the unofficial start of summer begins with the opening of the local pool! The Thorp Aquatic Center opened Tuesday, May 28 with official summer season hours of 12 p.m.-7 p.m. …
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Can you recognize the 4 Ps of a scam?

(BPT) - Have you ever received a call or message from someone claiming to be from a governmental agency like the Internal Revenue Service or Social Security, or even claiming to be your grandchild? …

¿Puede reconocer las “4 P” de una estafa?

(BPT) - ¿Alguna vez ha recibido una llamada o mensaje de alguien que afirma ser funcionario de una agencia gubernamental como el Servicio de Impuestos Internos, la Administración del …

Universities and colleges that need to fill seats start offering a helping hand to student-parents

The Hechinger Report discusses what is being done at colleges to help student-parents meet insurmountable obstacles in the pursuit of their degrees.

Quantum computers are like kaleidoscopes − why unusual metaphors help illustrate science and technology

Quantum computing is like Forrest Gump ’s box of chocolates : You never know what you’re gonna get. Quantum phenomena – the behavior of matter and energy at the atomic and subatomic …

This state is expanding college access, but are students actually prepared to earn a degree?

Chalkbeat examines what Indiana is doing to help its students not only make it to college, but through college successfully.

These car manufacturers are making the most progress in cutting carbon emissions

The General examined Environmental Protection Agency data to see which car manufacturers made the most progress in reducing CO2 emissions in 2023.