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09
Jan

Gingerbread houses: A recipe for fun!

Parents and grandparents of 4-year-olds in School District 197’s School Readiness and Early Childhood Special Education classes at Friendly Hills Middle School shared some magical holiday moments by decorating gingerbread houses together.

Mon
09
Jan

Mendota Elementary fourth-grade teacher leaves

Friday, Dec. 16, was Brent Howe’s last day in the fourth-grade classroom at Mendota Elementary in Mendota Heights where he has taught for 16 years. After teaching in School District 197 for 34 years, he decided it was time to retire.

Mon
09
Jan

When life imitates art, kids often pay the price

Jeremy lay in a bed in the intensive care unit, hooked up to life-sustaining machines. His young brain was swelling, shutting down his body and causing irreversible damage.

Mon
02
Jan

I’ll be home for ‘Christmas’

I was sitting in my living room when a memory flashed across my insides. It was so long-forgotten, yet so vivid, that it made me jump.

Mon
02
Jan

Moreland Elementary students donate $840 to Red Cross

Students at Moreland Elementary School in West St. Paul learned exactly how their $840 donation to the American Red Cross would be spent to help children in disaster areas when Alice Des Lauriers, grant writer for the St. Paul Red Cross, accepted their $840 donation.

Mon
02
Jan

At Friendly Hills Middle School, it’s a small world after all

From Norway to Nigeria, Cambodia to Chile, Mexico to Vietnam — it’s truly a small world at Friendly Hills Middle School in Mendota Heights. On Friday, Dec.

Mon
02
Jan

Dakota County Board adopts 2006 budget

The Dakota County Board voted Tuesday to adopt its 2006 annual budget and five-year Capital Investment plan, and set the 2006 property tax levy. With this budget, the Commissioners lowered the County’s tax rate by 6.1 percent.

Mon
02
Jan

New state law to keep teen drivers off cell phones

Rep. Joe Atkins of Inver Grove Heights reports that after the New Year rings in, a new state law will prevent drivers under the age of 18 from talking on a handheld or hands-free cell phone while driving, except in emergencies.

Mon
02
Jan

Love is in the air

Send us a Valentine’s Day memory and be eligible to win one of two pairs of tickets to the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. For details, log on to www. lillienews.com or see ad inside.

Mon
02
Jan

The Year in Review

January
Students in Independent School Districts 6, 197 and 199 were hard at work finding ways to help the tsunami victims of Southeast Asia.

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