Candi Crippen retires, reflects on 42-year career as school’s health, physical education teacher Candi Crippen discovered something about herself while on a canoe trip in Canada during her youth. Surrounded by the wonders of nature, she found her place. “That canoe trip was my element in high school,” recalled the Owatonna, Minn., native. “I [...]
Restoration Church is sponsoring a free community meal at Rush City High School Jan. 30, 5 to 7 p.m. The main part of the meal will be beef stew.
Tension over school and student safety ran a bit high at the Rush City School Board meeting Thursday night, with several parents voicing concerns over how the district handled the alleged threats made by a high school student Monday. “Our schools are safe,” stressed Board Chairman Scott Tryon to the 60 or so in attendance [...]
It was around 3:30 a.m. when the team began its daring mountainside rescue of two U.S. Army pilots whose helicopter crashed in an enemy-controlled Afghan valley. The pararescuemen threw on their body armor, grabbed their weapons and ran out to their helicopters. Time was critical. They wanted to get to the crash site before any [...]
A 17-year-old Rush City High School student was arrested Monday, Dec. 17 after threatening to bomb the school and harm another classmate, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. The male student reportedly made direct threats against a female student just before the noon hour. Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the school and spoke to two [...]
Rush City High School students on Nov. 26 participated in the school’s 2012-13 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. The inductees included Alissa Mell, Linzy Potter, Samantha Oscarson, Kiawna Forcier, Joey Mitchell, Josie Kent, Chase Grant, Edward Luttrell, Garret Pearson, Maxwell Maher, Caleb Swanson and Garrett Larson. Current NHS members include Cody Pals, president; Matthew Mallinger, [...]