Shannon Prather

Reporter | North Metro
Phone: 612-673-4804
Shannon Prather covers suburban news.

Recent content from Shannon Prather

Antique "appraisal theater” coming to the Twin Cities

Former newspaperman Mark Moran, who has written 27 books about antiques, has created a one-man traveling appraisal show. His events at libraries and historical societies often sell out.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 01:40 PM

Youth coaches told to think beyond the scoreboard

The sports experience must be as much about players’ development as it is about athletic skills, experts told more than 100 at a workshop.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 01:39 PM

Anoka-Hennepin teachers approve new contract

The pact includes raises and a $1,000 one-time bonus.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Spring Lake Park annexes sliver of Blaine

Blaine has signed over jurisdiction of 1.23 acres of land on the cities’ border.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 03:54 PM

Qur'an school serves growing Muslim community in north metro

The school, which met resistance last year, provides intensive instruction to help young Muslims grow morally and lay a foundation...

Updated: April 12, 2014, - 11:00 PM

Anoka County sheriff investigating St. Francis schools chief

Superintendent Edward Saxton, on paid leave since January, is accused of misrepresenting facts to state.

Updated: April 10, 2014, - 10:15 AM

Beastly 666 address: Spring Lake Park couple pay $100 for new number

The couple fell in love with their new Spring Lake Park home the moment they stepped through the door at...

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 08:27 PM

Blaine adds a July triathlon for kids to its May event for adults

Buoyed the success of the adult triathlon held each May, the city decided to add a kids’ event in July.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 01:54 PM

Brooklyn Park loses Parks Director Jon Oyanagi to Ramsey County

Brooklyn Park’s popular Parks and Recreation director is leaving to take over parks operations in Ramsey County.News of Jon Oyanagi’s...

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 01:53 PM

Identity crisis: Brooklyn Park hires firm to improve its reputation

An “inferiority complex” described by many residents is one thing a professional public relations team will have to overcome as it launches a $150,000 branding effort for the city of 76,000.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 05:38 AM

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