Bloggers Tom Dawson shares: "After speaking with Glenn about his diagnoses I was in awe of his positivity and openness. Having known Glenn for years, I have always had respect for him, I can now add admiration."
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
St. Michael-Albertville sophomore Beth Resch created a quick-moving video clip.
See a nice video montage of the STMA softball season here (on the Patch desktop version) or newly posted at YouTube.com.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
This week's selections include a new Taco Bell, more on the Buddhist monastery, another attempt at school levies and a healthier sport drink for young athletes.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Dibble Introduces MN Same-Sex Marriage at MN Senate: 'A Very Simple Bill' Southwest Minneapolis' state representative introduced his gay-marriage bill at the Minnesota Senate Monday. Kiffmeyer: MN Same-Sex Marriage Bill Betrays Vow that 'Nothing Would Change' Minnesota state Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, who represents St. Michael-Albertville, recalled promise that 'no' votes on constitutional amendment to ban marriage wouldn't lead to legalization. ZipRealty Lists Westonka …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Join a group kayaking down the waterway Sunday, May 26, 2013.
Information provided by Three Rivers Park District. Paddle the Crow River from Lake Rebecca Park Reserve to Hanover. Join the Three Rivers Park District 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May 26 at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve, Rockford, and go down small rapids chains and learn some of the cultural and natural history of the area while watching the wildlife inhabiting the area. Prior kayaking experience is required. Equipment and shuttle are included. Cost is $60 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #223512-00. This program is open to ages 14 and older.
STMA had 10 wrestlers qualify for the NYWA Individual State Tournament this year.
Information provided by the STMA wrestling youth wrestling club. The STMA K-6th grade youth wrestling team recently participated in both the team and individual state tournaments in Rochester, MN. After qualifying for the Team State Tournament at a Region Qualifier in Waconia, the STMA youth wrestling team headed south to compete against the best the state had to offer. In their 5 dual meets at state, their results were as follows: First round - lost 38-39 vs. Minneota (second seeded team in the tournament) Second round - lost on a tie-breaker 35-35 to Sauk Rapids Third round - won 41-29 vs. Faribault Third round - lost 36-40 to Waseca Fifth round - won 38-33 vs. Brainerd/Pillager. Individually, STMA also had 10 wrestlers qualify for…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
This week's selections include a new Buddhist monastery, 100-meter dash record, Southdale Center on TV, hospital milestone and a record-breaking betting day.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Police Release Maps in Search for Mandy Matula Eden Prairie police have released maps of the areas where Mandy Matula, the missing Eden Prairie woman, might be located. The areas are in Benton, Carver, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties. 3 Years, 3 Months Behind Bars for Ex-City Staffer on Child Porn Conviction Scott Andrew Bradley of Oakdale, who once worked as communications coordinator for the City of Richfield, got the maximum sentence. MN Same-Sex Marriage…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The 2013 fishing season in Minnesota includes a several fishing events in the Three Rivers Park District.
Information provided by the Three Rivers Park District. Fly Fishing Basics for Women Get the tools to master fishing techniques from instructors. Learn beginning casting techniques and how to choose proper flies. 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony and Bryant Lake Regional Park in Eden Prairie. Free. Restricted to participants age 10 and older. Sponsored by Take Me Fishing. Reservations required. Fly Fishing Basics Get the tools to master fishing techniques from our instructors and be sure your time on the water is well spent. Learn beginning casting techniques and how to choose proper flies. 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 20 at Lake Minnetonka Regional Park in Minnetrista and Coon Rapids Regional Dam in Brooklyn Park. Free…
Register by June 3, 2013 for the early bird rate. The event is July 30, 2013.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Minnesota has the highest boat registration per capita of any state in the nation, and about 600,000 fishing licenses are sold in the state each year. The 2013 fishing opener in May 11.
Minnesota’s walleye season officially opens at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 11 and forecasts call for clear skies with morning lows in the 30s and afternoon highs in the 50s. Sunday, also Mother’s Day, should be mostly clear with highs in the low 60s. Read an overview of the metro area fishing outlook here. Heading out to the lakes around Wright County and in need of bait or a scouting report? Try these nearby for your bait needs: Fishing licenses are required for all anglers and can be purchased at most gas stations, bait shops and sporting goods stores. Minnesota is the nation’s leader in fishing participation (28 percent of residents age 16 or older buy a license, according to the Department of Natural Resources). About 500,000 anglers …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Blog: STMA Coaches Association will be hosting a 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 8.