Outdoors: Early ice walleyes offer a fun change

There is plenty to be excited about when it comes to early ice walleyes. Reports about red hot action last fall were abundant with Lake of the Woods and Red Lake topping the list and a good fall bite means good ice angling. Both are on my radar, along with Winnibigoshish and a number of […]

Record Number of Minnesota Students Involved in Community Service

ROSEVILLE – A new report released this week by WE Day and WE Schools shows a record number of Minnesota students are participating in service to their community. Students logged more hours volunteering than ever before and raised more than twice as much in donations for charities in their communities and around the globe. “It […]

Stacy teen stars in IBM marketing show

by Anne Thom [email protected] Teri Kaslow, of Stacy, dutifully called North Branch Area High School Sept. 30 to tell the school that her ninth-grade daughter, Tatiana, would be absent that day. “And the reason for the absence?” school officials inquired. Teri replied that Tatiana was expecting a film crew that day and would be the […]

Forest Lake FFA members recognized as national champions

Forest Lake FFA members Joe Ramstad, Cameron Strand and Megan Palmer returned as national champions in the Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE). The event was held in conjunction with the 88th National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Ky. Each of the students received a plaque, cash prize, and were recognized on the national […]

Braham teacher creates innovative lesson, recognized for success

Beth Stone, a Braham Area High School math teacher, was recently recognized for her innovative and original personal finance classroom activity. Stone studied math at Moorhead State University. Twenty years after graduating with her first undergraduate degree, she returned to college at St. Cloud State University for her degree in teaching math and has now […]