A familiar face will be taking over the leadership of the Sauk Rapids-Rice school district later this year. The school board has selected former District 742 Superintendent Bruce Watkins as the interim superintendent at Sauk Rapids-Rice.
The Sauk Rapids-Rice Culinary Management team has won their tenth straight state title. After winning the state competition Thursday, they'll head to the national competition April 22nd through April 29th.
Five candidates have filed for the four open positions on the Sauk Rapids-Rice School Board. Incumbents Mark Hauck, Tracey Fiereck, Tracy Morse and Jan Solarz are all seeking re-election, with newcomer Ryan Butkowski rounding out the group.
The Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm football team has a new coach for the first time in 17 seasons. Former coach Bill Magnuson announced his resignation in June after accepting an assistant coaching job with Pequot Lakes.