My grandmother ran a boarding house in the late 30’s until the mid-60’s.
The hot lunch program in District 11 schools actually predates the school district itself.
Oak Grove lies between Nowthen and East Bethel, south of St. Francis and north of Andover, in the northwest quadrant of Anoka County, and covers about 23,000 acres.
My husband and I were dining at J.J. Murphy’s Irish Pub in Blaine when I noticed a military looking medal, neatly framed and hanging on the wall.
The Grand Army of the Republic, known as the GAR, was established in 1866 and reached its zenith in the 1890s with over 400,000 members.
When the Civil War ended, a huge number of men returned from the military to civilian life.
While researching an unrelated topic, I believe I have found, not only the etymology of the term, but the details of Anoka’s first rest room.
When I taught sixth-grade at Sandburg in Anoka, I always took a class period early in the school year to re-address students’ penmanship.
The story of the Peltier Island rookery has all the elements of a great story: a hero, a villain, a triumph and a defeat.