When eighth-graders arrived at Oak View Middle School April 17, they expected an ordinary day with ordinary teachers, ordinary classmates and ordinary stuff going on. But when they saw their lockers, those students knew something not so ordinary had taken place overnight.
Competing for bookworm bragging rights, Anoka-Hennepin middle school students compete in a Battle of the Books, devouring hundreds of pages of the written word, memorizing character traits, story lines, plot twists and subtle innuendos.
Coon Rapids Police Officer Brian Beedle and his merry band of brothers in blue again plan to take the plunge for Special Olympics as part of the annual Polar Bear Plunge event.
The Andover City Council wants the city administrator to stay engaged in the discussion about reopening the Oak View Middle School pool but is currently not interested in helping financially to get this done.
A memorial run/walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 13 at Oak View Middle School in honor of a former student who died from brain cancer.