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The City of Scandia is offering full and half-day camps in partnership with Camp Lakamaga.
Camp activities include swimming, kayaking, fishing, art projects and an adventure course.
Session 3 runs Aug. 12-16. The full-day cost is $140 and includes lunch and snacks. The half-day cost is $65.
Call Judi Negus at 651-433-2274 for more information or find details and registration forms on the city’s website at www.ci.scandia.mn.us.
Cruise will benefit Veterans Memorial
Tickets are on sale for the 11th annual Stillwater Veterans Memorial Benefit Cruise to take place Aug. 19.
Capt. David S. Ratte, commanding officer and professor of naval science at the University of Minnesota Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Battalion, will be guest speaker. He is a Stillwater native.
The cruise leaves the dock at 6 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m. Boarding will be at 5:30 p.m. Cost of the event is $30, which includes dinner.
Because the Veterans Memorial is a nonprofit organization, $15 of each ticket is tax deductible. Proceeds benefit the preservation and improvement of the Stillwater Veterans Memorial, situated at Third and Pine streets. For tickets or information, visit www.stillwaterveteransmemorial.org or call 651-344-6245.
Gander Mountain fined by MPCA
Gander Mountain Co. of Woodbury was fined $1,000 for hazardous waste violations by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) in one of 65 enforcement cases in 42 counties concluded statewide during the second quarter of 2013.
Penalties for all the cases totaled just under $240,000. Nearly 30 percent of these cases, with penalties totaling just over $65,000, were for stormwater runoff violations.
Imposing fines is only part of the MPCA’s enforcement process. Agency staff provide assistance, support and information on the steps and tools necessary to achieve compliance for any company or local government that requests it.
Kevin Giles, Jim Anderson