Independence resident and Wayzata High School graduate Elizabeth Stubbs has been awarded the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire junior is also an accomplished gymnast with several athletic accolades to her name.
Representatives from Hennepin County and the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council (MIAC) convened last week at the Bushaway Road work site, to address actions that have been taken since last October’s discovery of Native American burial mounds.
Last week Wayzata resident Kate Shannon and her children’s board book ‘Hey, Baby, Look!’ were honored with three finalist’s medallions at the 25th Anniversary Midwest Book Awards, sponsored by the Midwest Independent Publishing Association. Winning categories included Children’s Nonfiction, Children’s Picture Book, and Graphic Illustration. Backed by brain research and ideal for ages 0-3, ‘Hey, Baby, Look!’ is filled with guided interaction to optimize learning and fun.