Seven champions were crowned in the 56th annual Virg Ellrich Memorial Fireman’s Slowpitch Softball Tournament July 18-20 at Valley View Park in Bloomington. Championships were earned in seven brackets by teams representing many cities from the Twin Cities metro area, outstate Minnesota and North Dakota. Class A through D slowpitch squads competed in the double-elimination [...]
The Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Annual Raksha 5K/10K Walk & Run for Distraction-Free Driving is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Purgatory Creek, 13001 Technology Drive in Eden Prairie. The Dixit Family wants to make sure that no one ever has to endure the pain and suffering they have lived with for the [...]
To the editor: It’s really important to understand the effects on our families of legislation supported by District 49B DFL Rep. Paul Rosenthal, and the recent “anti-bullying” bill is a perfect case in point. Although our laws against bullying in schools needed improvement, the bill he supported is seriously flawed in several ways. First, because [...]
This replica Batmobile made a stop at the Barnes and Noble in Eden Prairie Center July 23 for Batman’s 75th anniversary. The vehicle is equipped with a Bat Phone, Bat Scope and Atomic Power Exhausts. Batman Day included prize giveaways and events for fans of all ages. The car was borrowed for display from Michael [...]
I thought maybe, just maybe, I could get through the rest of the summer without writing another “What’s Wrong With America?” column. Then it happened.