Rice News

04/19/2018 06:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
The Weekender: Mick Sterling, Beer And Wine Expo, and More 

Grab a friend and check out one of the many fun things to go around central Minnesota this weekend. You can enjoy the sounds of Mick Sterling at Pioneer Place, help foster kids with the Pockets of Hope Fundraiser in Sartell, drink at the Beer and Wine Expo in Richmond, watch the performance of Disney's Aladdin Jr in Sauk Rapids, and laugh with Joel McHale at Mystic Lake.

04/04/2018 09:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Free gardening seminars April 12 

Since winter seems to be persisting this year, why not learn about your lawn and gardens at the upcoming gardening seminars Thursday, April 12. The Spring Gardening Seminars are hosted by the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners in Benton County. All are welcome.

04/02/2018 04:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Ramon Perez III, Melvin Gonzalez and Christina Gonzalez, co-owners of Papa's Place. 

For Stratford residents Ramon Perez III and his sister Christina Gonzalez, opening their restaurant Papa's Place has been as much about family ties as it is about serving their community, one meal at a time. Perez teamed up with Gonzalez and her husband, Melvin, to open the restaurant on Dec. 10 at 1886 Main St. and have been building a following with their menu.

03/31/2018 07:47 PM  ~~~Source~~~

There were eggs to find and color, games to play and the Easter Bunny to meet during Eggstravaganza Saturday, March 31, at the Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School. The event by Sauk Rapids-Rice Community Education drew more than 600 people.

03/29/2018 05:02 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dessa sells out 

Writer, rapper, and singer Dessa has done it all - she's been published in the "New York Times Magazine,"performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, been an integral part of the Doomtree hip hop collective, searched for love in her own brain, released some incredible albums, and even had a flavor of ice cream named in her honor. This year, she's given us another album, "Chime,"and is set to publish a collection of essays.

03/27/2018 03:43 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fire service opposition gets voice on Watab board 

Watab board election gives a voice to fire service opposition Julie Johnson takes oath after beating incumbent; board appoints new clerk after election winner declines to serve Check out this story on sctimes.com: https://on.sctimes.com/2DVnmil Amid tension between the Watab Township Board and residents, 437 people showed up for the election March 13 to have their voices heard on who they wanted as a supervisor and town clerk. Julie Johnson won the three-year supervisor term over Lloyd Erdmann, who was running for re-election, by almost double the votes.