Joel Andrychowicz, a Tech Ed teacher at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights, still has the energy of the high school kids he's worked with for 33 years. His planned retirement from teaching doesn't include slowing down, just shifting to different things.
Emanuel Lutheran Church (2075 E. 70th Street, Inver Grove Heights), the mother church of four congregations, will celebrate its 150th anniversary with special worship services and activities July 30 through August 6. Emanuel Lutheran was founded Aug.
Kelly Driscoll, formerly from Inver Grove Heights, and Kevin Metz, formally of Truman, Minn., would like to announce their engagement as of December 2005. Parents of Kelly Driscoll are Verna Hawkinson of Brainerd and Paul Driscoll of Inver Grove Heights.