This week the Minnesota Humane Society named State Representative Jason Isaacson (DFL - Shoreview) as their ‘Humane Legislator of the Year,’ citing his efforts to protect wolves from recreational hunting and trapping.
The NCAA is holding its women’s hockey Frozen Fours this weekend and Irondale High School will be represented at both of them. Meghan Lorence is headed to her third Division I Frozen Four while Kelsey Barnier is set to appear in her first Division III Frozen Four.
Jean and Ivan Gilbert with their grandchildren, Brenna, 6, and Braden, 10, posed for a photo by The Groove sledding hill on March 4 in Arden Hills. With this year’s cold and snowy winter, the Gilbert family in Arden Hills has been taking advantage of the weather and enjoying their backyard. Grandpa Ivan built a 250-foot-long sledding area that starts at the top of the backyard and winds down the length of his property.
U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced today that he has nominated Austin Teske of Shoreview for admission to the U.S. Naval Academy. If chosen for an appointment by the academy, Teske, the son of Erik and Debbie Teske, would be part of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 2018 and would enter this summer.
Marvin Sims, dean of equity services at Mounds View Public Schools, is among 24 recipients of a 2014 Bush Fellowship from The Bush Foundation. The Bush Fellowship is designed for people who have already demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities, but who feel they could accomplish even more for their community with focused, intensive leadership development.
The Triple A Award is sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and goes to one female and male senior at Irondale High School that is recognized for their accomplishments in academics, arts and athletics.