To the Editor: I would like to thank Spring Lake Park Public Schools community education for hosting two sessions of the Camp Invention program this summer. At Camp Invention, children work together in teams to find solutions to real-world challenges inspired by the greatest innovators in the National Inventors Hall of Fame. This summer, local […]

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A 20-year-old Columbia Heights man was struck and killed by a vehicle on I-94 in Brooklyn Park at approximately 12:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, according to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report. The driver of a Chrysler sedan reportedly saw the man identified as Trevon Tucker waving his hands in the right-hand lane of eastbound […]

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The Minnesota School Public Relations Association (MinnSPRA) has awarded Columbia Heights Public Schools with a 2014 Star Award for District Branding. Director of Communications Casey Mahon accepted the award at MinnSPRA’s Nov. 14 annual awards event. Mahon joined the Columbia Heights School District in July 2013. The district was selected for its new branding of […]

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The American Red Cross is helping four adults and four children affected by an apartment fire in New Brighton on Nov. 20. The Red Cross provides emergency relief such as shelter, clothing, food, health services and emotional support to those affected by disaster. At about 9:30 p.m. Nov. 20, the New Brighton Department of Public […]

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By Peter Bodley – ABC Newspapers The Anoka County Board has changed the name of one of its human services division departments from social services and mental health to social services and behavioral health. “It more accurately describes what they do,” said Don Ilse, human services division manager. According to Anoka County Board Chairperson Rhonda Sivarajah, […]

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