Can you believe it? School lunch is controversial. In this time of political extremes even the hot dog is at risk. The federal government, in an attempt to ensure healthy eating for our children, requires schools to serve meals with new and very specific requirements for reduced salt, required whole grains, required quantities of fruits and vegetables, specified calorie levels for each age grouping, and low fat milk. Federal funding of the free and reduced lunches for school districts is dependent on compliance.
A Blaine man was charged with felony domestic assault after allegedly attempting to choke his fiancée and threatening to burn down their Blaine home.
A decision will be made by the Coon Rapids Housing and Redevelopment Authority Tuesday, Sept. 16 on the future of Port Riverwalk, 31 acres of vacant, city-owned property south of Coon Rapids Boulevard between Egret Boulevard and Avocet Street.
Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test results are in, and the Anoka-Hennepin School District boasts gains in science proficiency and a reduction of the achievement gap in two subjects.
Peace Lutheran Church, Coon Rapids, puts a lot of time and money into fighting hunger.
I don’t have school-age children and I’ve spent very little time in stores or watching much TV over the past month, so I haven’t been inundated with the “must have” lists that I’m sure must drive many parents to distraction.
Andover residents will now be assessed when a city street in front of their home gets an overlay.