District 728 Community Education
District 728 Community Education’s annual Family Fun Night, which attracted 600 people last year, is planned for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 4 at the Handke Family Center, 1170 Main St., Elk River. The public is invited to join in to celebrate children’s mental health and wellness. The event is free...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor As a youngster Albert Harold Quie thought he lacked courage. He didn’t as an adult. And at 88 years of age, the former Minnesota governor and Congressman, who once ran with a street gang just to gain insight into the young men caught up in that life, continues to put up [...]...Read More
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District 728 Community Education is offering a number of home and garden-related classes this spring. The list includes: •Couponing 101: Learn the basics of couponing from 6-9 p.m. Monday, May 7 at the Handke Center, Elk River. $19 per individual or $35 per pair. •The Art of Sushi: 6-9:30 p.m. T...Read More
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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer In fairy tales, crucial pieces of information are often hidden, like Rumpelstiltskin’s name or the reason why the princess can’t get a good night’s sleep (someone snuck a pea under her mattress). To many people, who grew up in an era in which a handshake pro...Read More
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The same District 728 Community Education staff who stepped up into new roles after $300,000 was cut from the department’s budget two years ago deserves to have the Elk River Area School District step up for them now. The $117,000 price tag may seem costly, but that’s only because the district a...Read More
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The Zimmerman City Council voted Monday to collaborate with District 728 Community Education for a community open-gym program, which should start in mid-January. Open gym will offer access to gym space and equipment in the high school’s gymnasium and will be available through May to community resi...Read More
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CPR, AED and first aid training are being offered by District 728 Community Education this winter. The two classes include: •American Heart Association CPR and AED: Learn CPR, the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and barrier devices on adults, children and infants in a class from 6...Read More
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