Monthly Archives: January 2010

Swimming: Elks take first at Cambridge-Isanti Invite

Elk River placed first among six teams at the Cambridge-Isanti Invitational on Saturday, with the host team second.

Posted in Star News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Swimming: Elks take first at Cambridge-Isanti Invite

First class of Exceptional Businesswomen honored

The first class of honorees as Dakota County Exceptional Businesswomen were recognized during a Thursday, Jan. 28 luncheon in Lakeville. The 15 recipients for the award were selected by Dakota County Tribune Business Weekly staff members after an open nomination … Continue reading

Posted in Sun Thisweek | Comments Off on First class of Exceptional Businesswomen honored

Hockey: Elk girls clinch share of NWSC title

After beating Maple Grove 4-1, Elk River can do no worse than a tie for the championship with Centennial.

Posted in Star News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Hockey: Elk girls clinch share of NWSC title

Hockey: Elk boys trip Crimson for 6th in row

Elk River has a six-game win streak in boys basketball after turning in a 3-0 victory over Maple Grove.

Posted in Star News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Hockey: Elk boys trip Crimson for 6th in row

Hockey: Royal boys lead M8 after beating Bluejackets

The Rogers Royals won 4-1 over Cambridge-Isanti and grabbed the lead of the Mississippi 8 conference.  

Posted in Star News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Hockey: Royal boys lead M8 after beating Bluejackets

Hockey: Royals lose to Mound-Weskonka

Mound-Westonka, co-leader of the Mississippi 8, downed the Rogers Royals 4-1.

Posted in Star News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Hockey: Royals lose to Mound-Weskonka

House Democrats present job growth legislation

by T.W. BudigECM Capitol reporter House Democrats Friday, Jan. 29 presented legislation with the focus on job growth — ideas they say Republicans can support. “We are working in the world of the doable,” said House Tax Committee Chairwoman Ann … Continue reading

Posted in Hometown Source | Comments Off on House Democrats present job growth legislation

Legislator, county attorney laud juvenile detention initiative

by T.W. BudigECM Capitol reporter Senate Judiciary Committee Chairwoman Mee Moua wanted to brag — in part about Dakota County. Moua and other supporters of a national juvenile justice reform, including Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, were at the Capitol … Continue reading

Posted in Hometown Source | Comments Off on Legislator, county attorney laud juvenile detention initiative

Secretary of State Ritchie presents O’Connor with courage award

NEWS RELEASE Washington, D.C. –– Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie on Friday, Jan. 29 presented former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor with the Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award during the National Association of Secretaries of State … Continue reading

Posted in Hometown Source | Comments Off on Secretary of State Ritchie presents O’Connor with courage award

Lawmakers kick off Capitol Fellowship Program

NEWS RELEASE St. Paul, MN — Several state lawmakers will kick off a new legislative internship program for persons with disabilities at a State Capitol news conference on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 8:30 a.m., in the Capitol Rotunda. The Capitol … Continue reading

Posted in Hometown Source | Comments Off on Lawmakers kick off Capitol Fellowship Program