Columbia Heights

Five candidates are running for two seats on the Columbia Heights School Board. Incumbents Scott Bardell and Laura Palmer are seeking another four-year term on the board. Their terms expire at the end of this year. Challengers include Bobby Jensen, Molly Mayer-Lewis and Grant Nichols. The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. The Sun Focus [...]

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Two years ago Totino-Grace was hoisting the class 5A championship above their heads in front of a rowdy fan base who was rejoicing another state championship after dominating Owatonna. Kez Flomo took it all in, hoping that one day he’d be back, with his team, and it was he who helped lead the way to [...]

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A former nationally-ranked high school hockey player and one of Minnesota’s top prep wrestlers for his time are the newest members of the Columbia Heights High School Hall of Fame. Tom Palkowski, Class of 1983, and Ellis “Wojo” Wojciehowski, Class of 1984, were inducted during halftime at the school’s Oct. 10 football game. Tom Palkowski [...]

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Two of the 19 district courts seats that will be on the ballots in the 10th Judicial District this year are contested. The 10th District consists of the counties of Washington, Chisago, Anoka, Sherburne, Isanti, Wright, Kanabec and Pine. There are 45 judges total. Each year, one third of those are up for re-election. Judges [...]

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Columbia Heights Recreation has activities, classes and sports opportunities. For more information or to register, call 763-706-3730 or go to ci.columbia-heights.mn.us (click on Recreation and then program brochure). Hylander Center – City gym exercise hours: Monday-Friday 9-11 a.m. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 6-8:30 p.m. – Free after [...]

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