South news briefs: 400-plus seasonal jobs offered at Canterbury

  • Article by: Star Tribune
  • Updated: March 12, 2013 - 4:11 PM

Lori Sturdevant

Scott County

400-plus seasonal jobs offered at racetrack

Canterbury Park is having a jobs fair next week.

On the first day of spring, March 21, it will be offering jobs for summer — more than 400 seasonal positions.

The live racing season runs from May 17 through Sept. 14. Jobs are open in guest services, facilities, track and grounds, mutuels, publications, security, and food and beverages.

The track is asking applicants to apply online in advance and be pre-screened. Interviews can then be conducted the day of the fair.

Information and applications are available at


Inver Grove Heights

Columnist to speak on Capitol follies

Journalist and author Lori Sturdevant will address state politics next week at Inver Hills Community College.

The March 21 talk is called, “The Capitol View: A Mid-Session Update and Q&A.” It’s free and takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 203 of Heritage Hall.

The author of seven books, Sturdevant has covered state politics for more than 30 years, as a reporter and editorial writer for the Star Tribune.



City seeks help to ‘Grow Farmington’

Applications are now being accepted for the Grow Farmington Business Attraction Team, a group that was developed to bring new businesses to Farmington.

Applicants should be 18 years old, a U.S. citizen and a Farmington resident or business owner.

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