Sunday, March 31, 2013
This week's selection includes a new Islamic U of M, a malt shop's anniversary, Lyndale Gardesn final plans, a new church, a city's surplus and I-94 headaches on the way.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. VIDEO: Meet Mark Andrew, Contestant on NBC's 'The Voice' From Eden Prairie On Season 4 of the hit show "The Voice," Eden Prairie's Mark Andrew breaks onto the scene. Tom Windle of Maple Grove Throws U of M's First 9-Inning No-Hitter Since 1931 The former Osseo High pitcher told gophersports.com why he chose to stay close to home for college and the support he gets from his hockey-playing twin brother, Sam. Shakopee Considers $400,000 Enticement Package for Data …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Police say Bryce William Banks arranged to sell methamphetamine to an undercover informant in the U of M's Comstock Hall.
A Richfield man has been charged with selling methamphetamine to an undercover informant in the University of Minnesota’s Comstock Hall. Bryce William Banks, 31, is charged with third-degree drug sales, a felony with a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The charge carries a mandatory minimum fine of $75,000. University of Minnesota police spoke to a “cooperating individual” on Nov. 17 who told them that he had purchased methamphetamine from Banks in the past, according to the criminal complaint. The individual contacted Banks via phone and text message and made arrangements to buy $150 worth of methamphetamine at Comstock Hall, according to the complaint. When Banks arrived at Comstock Hall, the individual pointed …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The former president spoke at a rally on behalf of Barack Obama's re-election on Tuesday.
Hurricane Sandy has curtailed campaigning by President Obama and Mitt Romney, but former President Bill Clinton will speak at a campaign event for the Democratic ticket at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis Tuesday morning—and you can watch it here. It's brought to you by The UpTake, via an internet connection that's not 100 percent reliable (due to the last-minute nature of the event), so the webcast may not be free of trouble. If you were at the event, or watched it here, please leave a comment below or add a photo to this post. We'd like to know what you think of it. The Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, was in Hudson, WI on Tuesday as well. Visit Hudson Patch for news of that event.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Hannah Olson got the nod at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Cross Country Championships on Oct. 20.
Hannah Olson, a member of the Richfield High School Class of 2012 and student athlete, received All Conference honors at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Cross Country Championships on Oct. 20. Olson is a freshman at the University of Minnesota-Duluth and ran a 6K course with a time of 23:26, placing 17th out of 119 runners. She placed second overall for UMD runners. Her college team placed fourth overall out of 14 teams. Olson will participate in the NCAA ll Central Region Championships on Nov. 3 in Joplin, MO. Congratulations to Hannah, from Richfield Patch. Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Sunday, September 23, 2012
A Richfield family takes part in a U of M program that teaches families to cook healthy meals and find time to eat together.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
Friday, March 9, 2012
Eighteen students got to attend the regional science fair at the University of Minnesota.
Eighteen Blessed Trinity Catholic School seventh-grade students attended the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair (TCRSF) at the University of Minnesota Field House Feb. 24. Students who earned a Grand or First Prize ribbon based on the judging at Blessed Trinity’s Learning Fair were eligible for the Regional Science Fair. Several Blessed Trinity students earned special recognition at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair. Brian Turner received an Inventor’s Award for his work. Alex Hoover earned an award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota. Alyse Walker and Grace Gallucci earned a TCRSF special recognition award. In addition, William Gomes, Abby Cavanaugh and Claire Hollingsworth have advanced to the Minnesota …
Sunday, February 19, 2012
The science fair will be held at the University of Minnesota later in the month.
Nineteen Blessed Trinity Catholic School seventh-graders qualified for the upcoming Regional Science Fair at the University of Minnesota Feb. 24-25, after receiving grand and first prize awards at the school's learning fair this week. The following students qualified for the fair: The students' projects each began with a question, ranging from if exercise can improve test scores to whether or not gender plays a role in remembering dreams. Academy of Holy Angels students judged students' work.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Nelson is a member of the Richfield boys soccer team.
Editor's Note: Richfield Patch is running a series of occasional features that will highlight senior athletes at both Richfield High School and the Academy of Holy Angels. Look for more "Senior Spotlights" throughout the fall sports season. Who is your favorite athlete and why? Pele. He's a great soccer player. How would you describe yourself in three words or less? Tall, active, awesome. What is your favorite subject in school? Math. What sports do you play during the year? Soccer, Nordic skiing, track and field. What song do you listen to before games to get pumped up? "Satisfaction" by the Rolling Stones. If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go and why? Europe. Just because. What are your plans next year (Going to …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Sahr Ngekia discusses being part of the hometown team as he prepares for his sophomore season.
Academy of Holy Angels (AHA) alumnus Sahr Ngekia has begun his sophomore season as a tight end with the University of Minnesota football team and is looking forward to his second year as a member of the Golden Gophers. Having played football for only three years total, the Liberian native and Lakeville resident earned a look from Minnesota after hauling in 16 receptions for 307 yards and one touchdown as a senior wide receiver at AHA in 2008. He was then redshirted by the Gophers in 2009 after then-head coach Tim Brewster moved him from receiver to tight end. Ngekia did not see game action as a freshman last year and is fighting for a regular playing time during his sophomore campaign. However, the journalism major remains an optimistic …
Sunday, July 10, 2011
Get all your favorite foods—and Gopher spirit!
You may not be a U of M grad, but the décor at Hopkins’ Big Ten Restaurant could have you rooting for the Golden Gophers. The restaurant isn’t just about school spirit, though. It also offers amazing sub sandwiches, award-winning wings and, on certain days, all-you-can-eat spaghetti. And as if that isn’t enough, it also has tater tot hot dish, the comfort food of champions. Food prices fall mostly in the $6 to $10 range. The restaurant also has happy hour specials Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Deals include half-price appetizers, $1 off rail drinks and cocktails and $2 off 22-ounce mugs of beer. Or bring in your ticket stub after catching a movie at Mann’s Hopkins Cinema 6. The Big Ten's hours are: It's located at 1106 …