We all grew up with the three R's of reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic. These have served us well for decades. However, there are a lot of changes in society and schools today that are making us rethink our focus for education for the 21st century.
Dakota County Commissioner Will Branning was named one of six economic and workforce development visionaries by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development at the 11th annual Minnesota Development Conference in St. Paul.
The week of Oct. 14-22 was an adventure for 10 members of the River Bend United Methodist Churches, who went to Biloxi, Miss., to help people recover from hurricane damage. A 15-member team served in March, and eight of the team members returned.