Sunday, July 8, 2012
This week's selection includes a new member of the Vikings Stadium committee, raising funds for cancer research and a runner who won't be going to the Olympics.
St. Michael Girl, 16, Collapses, Dies After Sunday Morning Run First-responders, including the Wright County Sheriff's Department, St. Michael Fire Department and Allina Ambulance, were called to a tragic scene Sunday morning along County Road 119 in St. Michael. Michaela Olson, 16, collapsed to the pavement and later died after a morning run near Gutzwiller Park. Honeywell Sends Aid to Colorado Fire Victims In an effort to help those effected by the wildfires burning in Colorado, the Golden Valley based company is sending donations to those in need. UPDATE: Ron Clark Changes Mind On Optioned Land Yet another twist in Pillsbury Commons' epic story. Just hours after the City of Richfield confirmed the option agreement was void, the …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The president visited Minnesota on Friday to speak at the Honeywell plant about jobs, the economy and veterans.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Some Robbinsdale Cooper High School students performed for the president on their last day of school.
President Barack Obama greeted an enthusiastic crowd on Friday at Honeywell in Golden Valley while on a quick trip through the Twin Cities. The crowd of at least 200 arrived with smiles and cameras in hand. The audience, which was mostly made up of Honeywell employees, waited for the President to speak from the floor they work on every day. "It's not often you get to see the president at work," Rich Pearson, a Honeywell employee from Vadnais Heights, said with a chuckle. "There has been a lot of excitement about his arrival all week. Everybody has been talking about it." Obama spoke to the crowd from a podium that was just feet away from heavy pieces of machinery Honeywell uses to create gadgets used to promote energy efficiency. "It's an …
While visiting Golden Valley based Honeywell Friday afternoon, the president urged Congress to pass legislation that would create a Veteran Job Corps, which would help veterans find jobs as police officers, firefighters and in other service industries.
On a day when the nation's unemployment rate increased—and stocks plummeted—President Barack Obama said he wants more job opportunities for veterans. He spoke to a crowd of people Friday on the factory floor of Honeywell in Golden Valley. Obama urged Congress to pass legislation that would create a Veterans Job Corps, which would help veterans find jobs as police officers, firefighters and in other service industries. “I believe that no one that fights for this country should have to fight for a job when they return home,” Obama told the crowd. “Men and women that have served in the military have incredible skills that any company could benefit from.” According to the United States Department of Labor, the unemployment rate for veterans …