Rockin’ Rogers

Rockin’ Rogers is hosting many sporting events this year, including the second annual ROADS Family 5K Run/1K Walk. This event will help raise scholarship money for Rogers High School graduates. The event will be Thursday, June 21 at the Word of Peace Lutheran Church parking lot, 21705 129th Ave. N., Rogers. The 5K run will [...]

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by Aaron Brom ECM Sun Newspapers Kathleen Poate is perhaps too humble to admit it, but Rockin’ Rogers Days Chairperson Paul LeClaire is not. And what would that be? That Poate was selected as the grand marshal of the Rockin’ Rogers Days, an honor typically bestowed upon a community member worthy of recognition. “Kathleen was [...]

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Leah Colby, of EyeWest Vision Clinic and Optical, was this year’s Community Spirit Award winner and one of the participants in this year’s Rockin’ Rogers Days Parade. Watch the July 2 edition of the Star News for coverage of this annual event.

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer Country music fans may be familiar with Red Dirt Country music, but for those who have not heard  of this upbeat version of country, they might want to plan on attending Rockin’ Rogers days Saturday, June 25. October Road band lead singer and guitarist, Shawn Smalley, says the four-member band [...]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer They might be called fabulously talented, when considering the band members’ impressive resumes, according to Fabulous Armadillos band member and keyboard artist Greg Armstrong. Currently, the theme band is playing at a 200-seat theater in St. Cloud. All 10 dates are sold out to the “Favorites” theme. Fans of the [...]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer With 127 members, the Rogers Lions is the largest Lions Club in Minnesota. It is not just another social club, though. Lions members are constantly doing good throughout the community. Projects range from home improvements to helping the local food shelf to donating money for backpacks and lunches for local [...]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer Those who have attended Rockin’ Rogers Days are well aware of the great bands, plentiful food, its colorful, entertaining parade and the event’s crowning of Miss Rogers. This year, though, a new dimension has been added, as the event honors one of the Rogers Lions’ most influential members, and one [...]

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