Summer is officially over. Labor Day has passed and students began arriving at schools this morning (Tuesday, Sept. 3).
Pinching pennies sometimes means painful steps taken toward a new school year. Even the bare necessities can be out of reach for those in financial straits.
Students went back to school the day after Labor Day on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
A local woman who once was a human trafficking victim is hosting a fund-raiser to help shelter kids get a good start for the upcoming school year.
The halls of Coon Rapids High School were filled with students, parents and school supplies Aug. 6 for a four-hour back to school event.
Students in Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 will have the opportunity to pick up free school supplies and clothing and receive free hair cuts at back-to-school events planned for Aug. 6 at Champlin Park High School (CPHS) and Coon Rapids High School (CRHS) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The start of the school year is about a month away, and the Andover YMCA/Community Center is hosting an expo to provide helpful information for parents.