Monthly Archives: October 2011

Lightning duo Krupke and Kennedy knockout Irish 49-13

Lightning running backs LeAndre Kennedy ( shown here scoring )  and Adam Krupke scored three touchdowns each in a 49-13 win over Rosemount in the 3AAAAA section semifinals at Rosemont  on October 29.  The Lightning pulled out to a quick … Continue reading

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Rep. Kline leads bipartisan effort to aid communities affected by flooding

Burnsville, MN – Congressman John Kline introduced bipartisan legislation last Friday (Oct. 28) to help communities like Watertown and Carver break through the federal bureaucracy and find permanent relief from flooding. H.R. 3251, co-sponsored by Collin Peterson (Minn.-D), would eliminate … Continue reading

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Short Redhead Reel Reviews for the week of Nov. 4

by Wendy Schadewald Special to Thisweek Newspapers Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com

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Cravaack announces Nov. 4 mobile offices, includes Lent and Braham

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack (MN-8) announced the locations of mobile offices his staff will conduct throughout the Eighth Congressional District on Friday, Nov. 4. “These mobile offices will provide residents throughout the Eighth District an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Obama Administration announces 2 steps to help businesses create jobs

Washington, D.C. — The Obama Administration announced it is taking two important steps to help U.S businesses create jobs and strengthen their competitiveness in a global economy. Through two Presidential Memoranda, the Obama Administration will take steps to speed up … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Carnival was big hit in Anoka for little spooksters

More than 300 youngsters spent a playful morning at the Anoka Women of Today Spooktacular Carnival staged inside the Anoka Armory before the Grand Day Parade took to Main Street Oct. 29. Winning the Halloween-themed kid-friendly games meant the kids … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton appoints Sen. Pogemiller to head Office of Higher Education

St. Paul, MN — Gov.  Mark Dayton has appointed Sen. Larry Pogemiller as the new Director of the Office of Higher Education. Sen. Pogemiller has been a leading voice in higher education issues through more than three decades of service … Continue reading

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DNR Declares Twins season a big win for Minnesota state parks and trails

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – Minnesota Twins pitchers wound up and broke 168 of their opponents’ bats this past season, and that is good news for Minnesota state parks and trails, because it means 16,800 trees are coming their way. Every … Continue reading

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Garofalo, other lawmakers say address Vikings stadium in 2012 session

Farmington legislator says racino could be a funding source by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Opinions differ among lawmakers in the ECM coverage area in regard to the proposed special legislative stadium session, but a few themes recently emerged. In … Continue reading

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Make your own snack mix

By Lori Jury My kids love the different Chex mix snacks that you make (known as puppy chow or muddy buddies), and the pre-made/pre-packaged variety. We love the turtle mix in our household, but it gets kind of expensive to … Continue reading

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