Monthly Archives: October 2009

RC Football

The Rush City football team defeated Deer River 33-6 at home on Halloween in the Section 7AA Semifinal game. The Tiger team will next compete against Moose Lake -Willow River for the 7AA Section Championship at Public Schools Stadium in … Continue reading

Posted in ECM Post Review | Comments Off on RC Football

Brainerd blasts past Bluejackets in semis

Football Playoffs: Warriors stack up early 31-0 lead; Moose-Lake keeps rolling past Braham in 7AA

Posted in Isanti County News | Comments Off on Brainerd blasts past Bluejackets in semis

Volleyball: Elks ousted by Forest Lake

The Elk volleyball team finished 12-16 with a three-game loss to Forest Lake in the second round of sectionals.

Posted in Star News | Comments Off on Volleyball: Elks ousted by Forest Lake

Tennis: Jesperson takes 3rd in singles as Elks cap excellent state tourney

The best state tournament the Elk River tennis program has enjoyed in 12 appearances ended Friday with Elks playing on three of the six courts in finals at the U of M. Katie Jesperson was third in singles, Michala Schulz … Continue reading

Posted in Star News | Comments Off on Tennis: Jesperson takes 3rd in singles as Elks cap excellent state tourney

Athlete of the week: Rachel Finkbeiner, Elk River, volleyball: Good bet at the net

Six-footer Rachel Finbeiner's offensive and defensive skills at the net have been a big plus for Elk volleyball along with her powerful serving. She is also an active student leader.  

Posted in Star News | Comments Off on Athlete of the week: Rachel Finkbeiner, Elk River, volleyball: Good bet at the net

Police investigate shooting at mobile home park

by Jessica Harper Thisweek Newspapers Apple Valley Police are investigating a shooting at a mobile home park. Police responded to a call to the Cedar Knolls Mobile Park on the 12500 block of Gavotte Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. Oct. … Continue reading

Posted in Sun Thisweek | Comments Off on Police investigate shooting at mobile home park

Soup Winblad: A Farmington treasure

by Pat Rupp Thisweek Newspapers I came to Farmington in 1973 fresh from a four-year term in the United States Air Force. My position at the then six-year (grades 7-12) high school was that of guidance counselor. About a day … Continue reading

Posted in Sun Thisweek | Comments Off on Soup Winblad: A Farmington treasure

Apple Valley woman, Beckie Perkins, competes in Ironman

Throughout her childhood, Beckie Perkins of Apple Valley heard the word “can’t” over and over. Born deaf, she was teased by other children and told she couldn’t do the same things as them. See more in Jessica Harper’s exclusive in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Apple Valley woman, Beckie Perkins, competes in Ironman

County to hold training exercise at Rosemount refinery on Saturday

Dakota County will hold a training exercise at Flint Hills Resources’ Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. There will be a noticeable presence of emergency personnel in the area during the exercise, … Continue reading

Posted in Sun Thisweek | Comments Off on County to hold training exercise at Rosemount refinery on Saturday

State education test results show commitment made to excellence

ECM Editorial Board — Over the past 20 years test scores have been a significant part of the information available to the public for judging Minnesota’s schools. For a great many of those years test data has served as the … Continue reading

Posted in Hometown Source | Tagged | Comments Off on State education test results show commitment made to excellence