A team of Central Middle School students is scheduled to compete in a regional competition for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Science Bowl Feb. 13 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.
International Nordic Ski Jumping hits the Twin Cities scene Wednesday evening Feb. 10, under the stadium lights at the Bush Lake Ski Jumps in Bloomington. It will be a World Cup atmosphere featuring eight countries and counting. Elite athletes from Europe, Canada and all across the United States will be taking to the skies in head-to head competition. Many former and future Olympians will be there perfecting their form in the third leg of the Kia Motors 5 Hills Tour, a part of the US Cup Series. Skiers will be soaring up to 300 feet for cash prizes.
While the Twin Cities area is not included in a blizzard warning for west-central, southwest and portions of south-central Minnesota late Sunday through Monday morning, the area is still under a winter-weather advisory, which is now set for 7 p.m. Sunday through noon Monday, according to the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen.
Prairie Lutheran Church, with the help of those who donated food and supplies, collected 918 pounds of food and supplies, plus two bags of clothes and cash donations for PROP (People Reaching Out to People) during January.