community education

by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Abraham Lincoln is one of the most studied figures in American history. He, along with George Washington and Franklin Delano Roosevelt comprise the top tier of presidents on many historians’ lists. The republic Washington built, Lincoln preserved through the long, bloody struggle of the Civil War. He also tested Thomas […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Jay Grammond Special to the Star News “This will probably be my last one,” 93-year-old Navy veteran Ed Wentzlaff of Milaca told the crowd that gathered April 28 at Handke Center in Elk River. He was talking about speaking engagements like this one for the James C. Church World War II History Series that […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

District 728 Community Education in Elk River is offering a number of health and fitness classes this spring. Here is a sample: •American Heart Association CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillators): 6-10 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Handke Center. Fee: $65. •American Red Cross Standard First Aid: 6-10 p.m. Monday, April 30, at the […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Jim Boyle Editor What does The Kensington Rune Stone, maps of ancient Rome and 18th century America, antiques and attempts by Germans and non-Germans alike to resist the Nazi regime have in common? They are among the topics that will help launch District 728 Community Education’s The Third Age series that will run through […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Jim Boyle Editor Baby Boomers are coming of age, so to speak, and District 728 Community Education wants to be right there with them as they do. The Third Age Society, a program geared toward adults looking for intriguing topics to explore and in-depth dialogue, is banking on the notion this population born sometime […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Bob Grawey Staff writer STARS For Children’s Mental Health and District 728 Community Education are teaming up to host Family Fun Night Friday, May 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event at Handke Center is a way to bring awareness to children’s mental health issues, while providing a night of fun for kids […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow