Area Briefs

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded $1.45 million to 18 adult career pathways projects in the state under the Minnesota FastTRAC initiative to help train and place 707 workers statewide. As part of the Minnesota FastTRAC initiative, Dakota County Technical College is partnering on an $83,043 Goodwill-Easter Seals/Transportation Career Pathways grant. [...]

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MTS Minnesota Connections Academy is hosting a free parent-to-parent informational meeting about its tuition-free, K-12 online public school program. The meeting is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Panera Bread, 1260 Promenade Place, Eagan. To RSVP and for a complete event schedule, visit www.connectionsacademy.com/minnesota-online-school/events.aspx.

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Lakeville High School is seeking candidates to be honored during halftime at the homecoming football game as “Distinguished Alumni.” Nominations will be judged on the following criteria: • The candidate must have contributed to society in an exemplary manner. • The candidate must have achieved outstanding success in the following: business, a profession, the arts, [...]

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Kindernook Preschool in Lakeville will hold open houses from 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays beginning July 30. Stop by to visit and to register for classes which begin Sept. 8. Kindernook is located at 20088 Kenwood Trail in Lakeville. Visit www.kindernook.com or call Laura Saarela at 952-440-3662 for more information.

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota provides support groups to help parents discover resources to meet the challenges of raising a child with mental illness, learn coping skills and develop problem-solving skills. Parent resource groups are facilitated by a parent who has a child with a mental illness and who has been [...]

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