Scandia
Students at Scandia Elementary are learning they don’t have to wait until they’re older to make positive changes in the world around them. “It Starts With You” was the message at an Oct. 21 presentation for fifth and sixth graders, where students learned about acts of kindness and bullying p...Read More
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Twin Pine Farm, a Scandia “clean and green” produce farm and honey processor has applied for a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main Street Grants. Twin Pine Farm must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the busines...Read More
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A small but hearty group of runners fought off the cold and rain to participate in Gammelgarden Museum’s first ever Apple Away 5k on Oct. 4. Pictured are the runners just prior to the start of the race....Read More
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Was it an old eyesore or a rare piece of history? Should it be removed or preserved? The answer to both questions may be “Both.” The Hilltop Water Company building, located next to the Scandia Café, is being removed and the community well it has sheltered will get a new, smaller building. Worke...Read More
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Lilleskogen means “small forest” in Swedish. Recent changes to the Scandia park bearing this name have made the forest a little smaller. But progress requires change, and Lilleskogen is progressing. Following a 2008 park restoration plan, the city is converting the 8 acres of woods and wetlands ...Read More
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West of Elim Lutheran Church in Scandia lies Gammelgården (Swedish for Old Farm). The 11-acre museum includes a log house, barn and church that tell the story of Swedish immigrants who settled in Scandia. East of the church is Ruth Anderson’s place. It’s not a museum, but it could be. Here Ruth...Read More
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