“It’s been ridiculously amazing,” said teacher Chris Pierce, who developed the classes. “We don’t even have to focus on keeping scholars in the room anymore. Everyone is engaged.”
St. Louis Park resident Sarah Brandt is a freelance writer.
The county’s newest initiatives aim to increase organics recycling among its residents. “Organics recycling is — pardon the bad pun — low hanging fruit,” said Paul Kroening, recycling program manager.
As Edina and St. Louis Park raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco, Minnesota city councils are joining a movement that’s gaining traction nationwide.