UPDATE: The Polk County Sheriff's Office September 17 released the names of those who died as a result of the September 16 crash: The driver fatally injured was 16-year-old Michael Magnuson, from rural Clayton. The passenger fatally injured was 16-year-old Grace Schradle also from rural Clayton.
Southbound Interstate 35E will close at I-35W in Lino Lakes beginning 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, to 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, for the removal of the I-35W flyover bridge over I-35E. Motorists will be detoured around the closure using I-35W, Highway 10 and I-694.
At the suggestion of its newest supervisor, Brandon Whittaker, the Town of Osceola will consider increasing its town board from three to five members.
Students at Osceola High School will pay more for parking this year. The Osceola School Board approved an increase to student parking fees in August, raising the rate from $10 to $50 for the 2019-20 school year.
When and Where: Sept. 3 at St. Croix Falls
The Osceola Chieftain golf team got off to a slow start in Middle Border conference play this season. It looks like Osceola has persevered through the valley and is now starting to climb the hill. The Chieftains competed in a 9-hole Middle Border conference event at Bristol Ridge in Somerset…
There is no doubt that when Osceola Chieftain tennis coach Beth Friedrichsen saw her roster at 25 athletes for the first day of practice she was smiling from ear to ear. Yes, the big numbers that she was looking at would make her and assistant coach Brent Bundgaard’s jobs more difficult, but…
Is there anything better after a long week than a hunk of delicious cheese and a glass of wine? I’m trying hard not to say, “I love cheese,” but I can’t help myself.
The American Library Association (ALA) and the St. Croix Falls Library (SCF) will celebrate Banned Books Week starting September 22. Is the purpose to promote freedom of expression, or is it to push another agenda? See https://bannedbooksweek.org.
That first pair of blue winged teal came in fast and low on the opening day of the early season. It took a moment to make that positive identification before we were able to shoot and that was all it took. Cutting in low and fast they were in and out before we could get off a good clean shot…
Now is the time of year when our gardens are starting to come to their natural end. The air is crisp and it is pleasant to be outside.
After many years of looking forward to reading articles about the sports our kids and grandkids have been involved in, we were so very pleased to see the Chieftainettes and cheerleaders featured in the Sept. 4 issue. They also work hard to achieve their fine performances for us fans and we s…