SD 49-50 Summer Picnic
Fun Was Had By All at Our Annual Picnic
“It was such a great afternoon!” That is how people will describe the SD 49 / 50 Republican picnic that happened on Sunday the 13th at Bush Lake Park in Bloomington.
SD49 residents oppose charter amendment at Bloomington council meeting
Bloomington residents Lew Coffey and Bill Reichert opposed the city council's request for authority to issue bonds without asking voters. Here's the story.
Alice Seagren's Reading Corps is closing the achievement gap
Reading Corps, a program designed by our former state representative and Minnesota commissioner of education Alice Seagren, has been successful statewide and in 11 states in closing the achievement gap for at-risk students from three-years-old to third grade. Alice says, "In Bloomington, 90 percent of 4-year-olds enrolled in the Minnesota Reading Corps made great gains on three key literacy measures, helping them be ready for kindergarten." Read more here.