Sandstone News

03/12/2018 11:13 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Sanctuaries offer home for bobcat seized in Illinois gun raid 

Wildlife sanctuaries are offering to take in a bobcat seized by police in Illinois when they raided a shuttered storefront in search of firearms. Orland Park Police said Lynxie the bobcat was found in a small office at a shuttered storefront where they seized a cache of guns Feb. 28 and arrested the exotic animal's owner, Philip Giese, on a charge of unlawful possession of firearms by a felon and illegal possession of a wild animal.

02/01/2018 10:26 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Tiger Bowl 

Of course you have all heard of the Puppy Bowl, and the Kitten Bowl, and that other big game that's going to be in town. But have you heard of the Tiger Bowl? I'm thinking no.

12/27/2017 02:09 PM  ~~~Source~~~
columnist Gail Rosenblum's favorite 2017 stories 

Gift wrap from weeks of celebrations has been tossed. Our house is in relatively good order.

12/02/2017 10:59 PM  ~~~Source~~~
TIES collaborative faces uncertain future 

A collaborative that for 50 years has helped outfit many of Minnesota's schools with the latest in technology suddenly faces an uncertain future. The 48 member districts that make up Technology Information and Educational Services, or TIES, will decide in January if the organization should update its business model to stay relevant or begin the two-year process of closing up shop.

09/15/2017 10:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota inmates crochet way to redemption in Project Teddy Bear 

It's a tall order. But a restorative justice project bringing together inmates at the federal prison in Sandstone, Minn., University of Minnesota honor students and very sick children at four Twin Cities Ronald McDonald Houses reminds us that, sometimes, a simply woven idea can be transformative for all involved.