A uniformed police officer in a squad car, visible to the community on traffic patrol and responding to incidents, is just the proverbial tip of the iceberg of the law enforcement and criminal justice system and one of so many potential careers within that system. The Brooklyn Park Police Department and North Hennepin Community College […]
By Sue Webber Bob DeFlores grew up in Hollywood, the only child of parents who were performers in movies, radio and nightclubs. He lived next door to Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, and went to school with David and Ricky Nelson. His aunt Iris appeared with Johnny Weissmuller in the Tarzan series, and his aunt Gladys […]
At her hobby farm in Nowthen, Lisa Fahey raises laying chicks. The hens graze the windswept grasses, clucking under the midday sun. Inside the coop, they furrow and lay and Fahey gathers the eggs. The bucolic scene brings to mind iconic images of raising farm animals, sowing seeds, harvesting the crop and reaping the bounty […]
First graders from South Elementary School visited the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge on Friday, April 15 to learn about trees and wildlife. In the photo above, Sue Hix of the Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, points out a bird’s nest to Isabella Milvradt, left, Sofia Zarletti, center, and Brooke Elness, right.