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COVID-19 cancels Minnesota State Fair

In an announcement May 22, state fair general manager Jerry Hammer announced the Minnesota State Fair will not be opening summer 2020. The last time the state fair was closed was in 1946 for the polio epidemic.

Talia Lissauer and Marta Hill

May 22, 2020

For the first time since 1946 the Minnesota State Fair will not open their gates for the summer of 2020, according to state fair general manager Jerry Hammer.  “This isn’t a difficult decision. It’s the only decision. It’s the right thing to do. As we go through this strange summer, we’re extremely grat...

Potential IB Hebrew termination loss for Park

Potential IB Hebrew termination loss for Park

Yonit Krebs

May 4, 2018

Since kindergarten, I have been taking formal Hebrew classes. When I first heard that International Baccalaureate (IB) would potentially be terminating its IB Hebrew B Standard Level course, I felt disappointed. Last year, Hebrew’s biggest worry was its three sections becoming two. To avoid combinin...

Softball’s first game of the year canceled

Senior Meghan Perkins participates in a drill during softball tryouts on March 16. Due to weather, varsity softball's first game, schedules for April 10, was canceled.

Abby Intveld

April 6, 2018

In the face of snow and weather issues, softball varsity coach Trent Seaman said he got a message April 3 that the first game of the season was canceled. “There was no notice of when (the game) would be changed to, it just said it would be postponed. I would say we’re not playing for a while,”...

School cancelled due to severe weather

Annabella Strathman and Atticus Raasch

March 4, 2018

Snow storm leads to district cancellations

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