Like many people, I breathe a sigh of relief when the Winter Solstice passes. I look forward to the fact that the sun rises a bit earlier each morning and sets a little later in the evening. I am reminded of the opening of John’s gospel, “Light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.”
We asked grade school students in District 719 where they would be in 20 years. These “Future Me” entries will be selected and displayed in next week’s newspaper. To get a sample of what’s to come, here are a few students’ predictions — more to come next week!
Over the past summer, many celebrities and people alike dumped ice water on their heads in an effort to raise awareness and funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease.
If you’re dreaming of a wet Christmas, you may be in luck. The National Weather Service Office in Chanhassen says there is a slight chance of rain and sleet before 3 p.m. Christmas Day, then a slight chance of rain between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow after 4 p.m.