September 3, 2011

Heritage History Lab Returns to Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park

According to KMSP-TV

Anoka County Parks and Recreation is encouraging schools to sign up for the Heritage Living History Lab this fall.
The outdoor living history program, which takes place at the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park Reserve, lets students experience Minnesota history through eight different time periods.
The eight stations are led by presenters dressed in period costumes and teach students about milling, mining, and lumbering, which is this year’s topic.
According to a statement from the nature center, the program serves approximately 250-300 students in grades 1-7 every day.
The program will be offered for 15 days beginning Set. 14. For more information or to register, call 651-429-8007.

Girl Escapes Abduction Attempt in White Bear Township

According to Friday's St. Paul Pioneer Press:

Girl, 17, escapes abduction attempt
A man tried to abduct a 17-year-old girl in White Bear Township on Thursday afternoon but she was able to get away, according to Ramsey County law enforcement officials.
The girl was approached in the area of U.S. 61 and County Road J as she was biking, according to authorities. The suspect was described as about 30 years old, heavy-set, with a beard and no mustache. He was wearing a dark green baseball cap.
The man tried to grab the girl, authorities said, but she was able to pull away and bike to safety.
The man was driving a gray Ford pickup, described as an older model, with no topper.
The case is under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Ramsey County sheriff's office at 651-266-7320.

Master ARC Meeting set for Sept 14.

The Master ARC will  meet again with Hans Hagen Homes at 7:00pm on Wednesday, Sept.  14 at Victor Garden's Neighborhood Activity Center.  Hans Hagen Homes has submitted plans for ARC's consideration.  They are interested in building on 22 lots within Victor Gardens Single Family Village.