Author Archives: Sue Austreng
The Walgreens Way to Well Health tour bus stopped at Walgreens store #02935 at the corner of Egret and University Avenue May 10 while on a nationwide tour to promote good health.
Laser-sharp scalpels in hand, state legislators slash the budget, making deep incisions in attempts to reduce the deficit. Amputations sometimes result.
Sporting blue Special Olympics Minnesota T-shirts, they bounce and kick, wiggle and weave – giggling all the way.
Two one-of-a-kind mosaics will soon be on display in two Anoka-Hennepin School District buildings.
Last weekend, as we celebrated the day set aside to honor our moms, I was reminded of a child’s eye view of motherhood, something that was shared with me by a woman I met a few years ago, while working on a story about a teacher-in-waiting, fresh off her student teacher assignment.
Brothers Boxing presents a Golden Gloves amateur boxing showcase event at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at CR’s Sports Bar (8525 Cottonwood St. N.W.).
The Kryzers make quite the team.
Coon Rapids Middle School staged its eighth annual Invention Fair. Almost five dozen young inventors – 58 to be exact and more than ever before – put their inventions on display in the school’s gymnasium May 4.
Children bowled each other over, climbed the walls, played the recorder and made music with Orff instruments. Miniature scientists unearthed isopods, artwork adorned the hallways and families enjoyed an ice cream social.
Rays of golden sunshine warmed the track circling Coon Rapids High School’s football field the morning of April 27 as dozens of people took steps to feed hungry children.
Anoka County criminal justice agencies partnered with court administration and staged a mid-day celebration of Law Day May 1.
Days before his death, Howard Kortmeyer invited 20 friends and colleagues over to his home for a fish fry.
Dozens of vendors – 54 to be exact – displayed a colorful collection of jewelry and fashion accessories, home decor and woodwork, books, candles, linens, kitchen gadgets and more during Hamilton Elementary School’s Spring Craft Boutique.
Five of 13 local Destination Imagination (DI) teams competing in last weekend’s state tournament have advanced to the Global Finals tournament set for May 22-25 in Knoxville, Tenn.
Sports Editor Jason Olson and the ABC Newspapers sports section won a pair of national Local Media Association editorial contest awards for the year 2012.
Scenes from the Lincoln Elementary School for the Art’s April 26 spring carnival.
Like a crew anticipating a flight through uncharted skies, Kim Pavlovich and Todd Mensink navigate the airways, check the instruments and fine tune the aircraft.
With music, magic and dance, the annual volunteer recognition banquet was staged at the Coon Rapids Senior Center April 23.
Selecting Barbie dolls and action figures, stuffed animals, puzzles and games, art supplies, pens and pencils Hoover Elementary School students stuffed bags full of toys, trinkets and treasures during the April 18 Birthday Bag Blitz.
For the second year in a row, Coon Rapids Guns & Hoses takes the ice against the Legacy Lions.
Five of 13 local Destination Imagination (DI) teams competing in last weekend’s state tournament have advanced to the Global Finals tournament, set for May 22-25 in Knoxville, Tenn.
A Coon Rapids Middle School student – struggling to read but eager to share his love of books with his little sister – chose a board book to read to her.