Dakota County Commissioner Will Branning was named one of six economic and workforce development visionaries by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development at the 11th annual Minnesota Development Conference in St. Paul.
The week of Oct. 14-22 was an adventure for 10 members of the River Bend United Methodist Churches, who went to Biloxi, Miss., to help people recover from hurricane damage. A 15-member team served in March, and eight of the team members returned.
Gallagher Hansen VFW Post No. 295 and Auxiliary of South St. Paul is sponsoring the Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest for grades 9 through 12 of public and parochial high school or a home-study program.