Saturday, May 18, 2013
From preschoolers to youth, a variety of activities are taking place May 20-25, 2013 in the Twin Cities.
Information provided by Three Rivers Park District. Preschool Drop-off: Kits & Cubs: Pond Life Monday, May 20, from 1-3 p.m., at Lowry Nature Center, in Carver Park Reserve, Victoria. Drop off your preschooler to explore nature in spring. They will discover the natural world through hands-on learning, stories, art, songs, play activities, live animals and hikes. Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #211316-11. This program is for ages 4-5. Preschool Drop-off: Doodlebugs Tuesday, May 21, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., or 1-3 p.m., at Silverwood Park, St. Anthony. Each week’s activities are based on a different children’s book with a nature-inspired art theme. Kids spend part…
A look at recent blogs posted on Richfield Patch.
Each week, Richfield community members turn to Patch’s Local Voices section to share information, insight and opinions about what matters to them. Patch blogs give anyone from gardening enthusiasts to local business owners the power to easily connect with the whole neighborhood. Here’s a look at what Richfield Patch bloggers had to say over the last week. Richfield Pool Passes on Sale at Living Social Getting ready for summer? Richfield pool passes are now on sale. Last Saturday brought out the sunshine as well as the people! The city's first farmers market of the year was a success. Richfield High School Prom's Grand March Richfield High School Prom Couples were presented to friends, family and the community at the Grand March on Saturday…
The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime report.
All the following information was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's crime reports from May 17, 2013, detailing incidents from May 12-15. May 12 May 13 May 14 May 15
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Friday, May 17, 2013
The Stars' postseason team hopes dimmed at Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis.
The Academy of Holy Angels boys tennis team traveled north to Powderhorn Park in south Minneapolis to meet Minneapolis South High in team sectional tournament competition Thursday. The Gallant Tigers got past the Stars five matches to two. Boys tennis has separate individual sections as well.
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The 2013–14 school year will be the last for the Classic Suburban, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Richfield is headed for the new Metro West Conference.
The vote was 8-0 Wednesday to disband the Classic Suburban Conference after the end of the 2013–14 school year, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported: Richfield, a lame-duck conference member, abstained. ... With Richfield headed to the Metro West Conference in 2014-15, each of the other eight schools has 90 days to find a new conference. Most likely, they will regroup under a new conference name without St. Thomas Academy. Read the full article at twincities.com. Related:
The 5th District congressman, who voted for the proposal, thinks now is the time to resurrect it.
Rep. Keith Ellison said Republicans are neglecting other problems by convening numerous votes on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
On Thursday, 5th District Rep. Keith Ellison cast his 37th vote (depending on how you count) against a proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The legislation has no chance of passing since the Senate will likely ignore it and President Barack Obama has promised to veto it on the off chance it ever reached his desk. Republicans defend the frequent votes by saying they want new legislators to be able to uphold their promise to constituents to try and repeal health care reform, but Democrats accuse Republicans of wasting time for political gain. Ellison released the following statement after Thursday’s vote: Today, for the 37th time in two years, I voted against a partisan attempt by Republicans in Congress to …
The new 24-7 fitness club opened to the public May 10.
Those hoping for a fitness option on the east side of town got their wish last Friday. Anytime Fitness opened at Cedar Point Commons May 10, between Target and Home Depot at 6401 Richfield Pkwy. Club owner Cliff Gray, said the opening went well and he's received positive responses from the community. "We are different because, though we have full exercise facilities, we are small and therefore much more personal than a large gym can be," Gray told Patch. For those not familiar with the Anytime Fitness brand, members can use the facility 24 hours a day, seven days a week. However, the club is staffed for prospective members from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Appointments are also available. "We …