NEAR science: good for what ails stressed communities News, Sports, Jobs

NEW ULM – May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this year the need for mental health education and services has never been higher. Mental Health Month started in 1949 to increase awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness in Americans’ lives and to celebrate recovery from mental illness. After more than two … Read more

Sixth graders study science as annual Olympiad returns | Journal news

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Jefferson County’s sixth-grade students enjoyed an out-of-the-classroom learning experience this week as they traveled from their schools to Sam Michaels Park to participate in the annual Science Olympiad. The program has been on hold since the onset of COVID-19, returning over six days this week. “We brought one school a day, even … Read more

Magician returning to the Santa Maria Fairpark scene of the crime | entertainment

A Righetti High School graduate who launched his career as an illusionist at the Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival is returning for the first time in about 34 years to perform his magic at the festival this weekend. Anthony Hernandez said he and his “better half” Dawn Morgan will take the Sun Center Stage to … Read more

Magician returning to the Santa Maria Fairpark scene of the crime | entertainment

A Righetti High School graduate who launched his career as an illusionist at the Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival is returning for the first time in about 34 years to perform his magic at the festival this weekend. Anthony Hernandez said he and his “better half” Dawn Morgan will take the Sun Center Stage to … Read more

Promise fulfilled | News, Sports, Jobs

—Submitted photo Ryan Doty, a 1996 St. Edmond graduate, is a lieutenant with the Des Moines Police Department. Doty recently completed the FBI’s National Academy training program. DES MOINES – Enrolling in the FBI’s National Academy training program was not just about professional development for Fort Dodge native Ryan Doty. This journey became personal. Doty … Read more

Lubbock Symphony Orchestra first in US to use Onstage.ai technology in concert | KLBK | Kamchiya

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra partnered with Onstage.ai, a state of the art technology that grants audience access to on-demand concert streaming. The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra would be the first symphonic orchestra in the US to implement artificial technology in their experience. “Normally, for a traditional video production there is quite a big … Read more

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP for April 20, 2022 | News, Sports, Jobs

BASEBALL Final scores from April 20 Cheboygan 8 Alpena 3 Alpena stats: Batting: Kadyn Budnik, double, 2 RBI; Noah Marquardt, RBI; Pitching: Logan Momrik and Brady Kollien, combined 9 hits, 8 runs (3 earned), 2K, 1BB. Cheboygan 5 Alpena 0 Alpena stats: Batting: Matt Thompson, hit; Jake Zann, hit; Pitching: Matt Thompson and Travis Weide, … Read more

Kennywood Opens For 125th Season With New Entertainment, Improvements To Classic Rides – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV’s Bryant Reed and Falicia Woody WEST MIFFLIN (KDKA) — Although we don’t have the best weather, that shouldn’t stop you from having fun at Kennywood. READ MORE: 2-Alarm Fire Rapidly Spreads To Several Row House Units In Marshall Township The park is officially open for season passholders and officially opens for everyone else … Read more

JFK grad serves winners on court, in class | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted photo / Baruch College Athletics John F. Kennedy High School graduate Lauren Kraker, 22, of Howland, will join Baruch College in the NCAA Division III tennis championships next month. She was just named the City University of New York Scholar Athlete of the Year. Next month, former Howland and John F. Kennedy tennis standout … Read more

Local scores: Alcona baseball, softball defeat Mio | News, Sports, Jobs

BASEBALL Final from April 11 Alcona 11 May 6 Alcona stats: Batting: Owen Borsvold, 2-for-3, 3 RBI; Evan Borsvold, 2-for-4, double; Collin Walker, 2-for-3, 2 RBI; Gavin Walker, 1-for-2, 3 runs scored; Pitching: Gavin Walker, winning pitcher. Alcona 8 Mio 3 Alcona stats: Batting: Gavin Walker, 3 runs scored; Evan Borsvold, 1-for-2; Owen Borsvold, 1-for-3, … Read more