Seeds of the present are rooted in the past during the 44th annual Nowthen Threshing Show.
The fourth-annual Justin’s Gift LGBTQ Youth Pride event – a celebration of students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, two-spirited, and their ally friends – takes place 4:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park (Pavillions 1 and 3), 9750 Egret Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids.
Barney Oldfield, one of the greatest auto drivers in the world, has entered his 200 horsepower Christie and Fiat Cyclone cars in the auto races at the Minnesota State Fair, Sept. 12. He has put up a forfeit that he will drive a mile one second faster than any other person. As he must compete against the greatest drivers in America, he will have his hands full.
Nine-year-old Kyle Halstensen, of East Bethel, could not wait to go fishing. With a big smile on his face, his donned a baseball cap with a plush toy fish sticking out of it and grabbed his pole.
Charlie is mister popular at Unity Hospital in Fridley.