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Pancake breakfast will aid festival

The Nowthen Heritage Festival Committee will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Nowthen Alliance Church dining room. A freewill donation will be accepted, with proceeds going to help fund the annual Nowthen Heritage Festival. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausages and beverages will be served.

The Heritage Festival is scheduled for Sept. 28.

 

Columbia Heights

City seeks talent for Idol competition

Columbia Heights is looking for singing talent for its Seventh Annual Heights Idol competitions.

The contest is open to children and adults and costs $10 a person. The first round will be held at 7 p.m. on May 16 at Murzyn Hall. Judges during the first round have musical training and coach contestants on ways to improve their performances.

The second round, open to all contestants, will be on an outdoor stage on June 29 during the Heights Jamboree City Celebration.

Prospective contestants are required to audition starting on March 18 or by appointment. They should come ready with their music. City staff screens lyrics and presentation. They also provide some coaching and tips. The contest is limited to 18 contestants.

For more information, call 763-706-8733.

 

Coon Rapids and Cambridge

Community college hosts open houses

Prospective and returning students are invited to attend open houses at the two campuses of Anoka-Ramsey Community College.

Guests will be able to tour the campuses, meet with admissions and financial aid staff, preview degree programs and visit with students and campus activity groups. The events are free. No reservations are required.

The open house at the ­Cambridge campus, 300 Spirit River Dr. S., will run from 5-6:30 p.m. on April 2 at the Student Life Lobby. The open house at the Coon Rapids campus, 11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW., will run from 5-7 p.m. on April 4 in the Legacy Room.

Anoka-Ramsey Community College is aligned with Anoka Technical College. Together, they enroll more than 16,000 students. For more information, visit www.anokaramsey.edu.

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