For Alex Loehlein, battling Darth Vader in a light saber duel would be a dream come true.
The city of Spring Lake Park, known for its enthusiastic civic groups, as the home of School District 16, and hotbed for a variety of athletics, will also be known as the city with the patriotic water tower this year. Spring Lake Park council officially okayed the bid of Apex Contracting Incorporated to paint the Spring Lake Park water tower the colors of red, white, and blue for the cost of $5,850 at Monday evening’s meeting.
Tuesday morning, September 8, at nine o’clock the public schools of Anoka will be thrown open to admit the clamoring youngsters of the community eagerly seeking their studies after a tiresome vacation spent fishing and playing around. Several additions to the teaching force have been arranged and the schools open with especially bright prospects for a very successful year.
Any lingering doubts that the annual Coon Rapids Fourth of July celebration will permanently move from Sand Creek Park to the new Boulevard Park off Coon Rapids Boulevard were put to rest at a Coon Rapids City Council work session Aug. 4.
A documentary that highlights Justin Aaberg’s upbringing in the Anoka-Hennepin School District and chronicles the string of suicides in the district from 2009 to 2011 is in post-production.
Adorned with signatures and messages of goodwill, the final beam of The Mother Baby Center at Mercy was lifted into place during an Aug. 12 “topping off” ceremony at the hospital.