I, along with many others from the area kept our fingers crossed and our thoughts with the group of Chisago Lakes America's Best Community presenters. They are in Durham North Carolina presenting hoping to be chosen to advance to the final eight.
Many of the people who went to Afton City Hall Tuesday night to watch the City Council approve a proposed mosque supported it as a stroke for religious freedom. A few who opposed the idea asked why the Islamic Society wanted to build in rural Washington County.
A funeral service for Richard Erickson, 72, of Woodbury, formerly of Sherburn, will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Lutheran Church, 15730 Afton Blvd. S. in Afton. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.