WALKER, Minn.—Moondance Jam is gearing up for its annual rock and classic festival set for Thursday-Saturday, July 19-21, at the Moondance Fairgrounds near Walker. This year's jam will be highlighted by rock, rap and country superstar, Kid Rock who will take stage at 9 p.m. Friday for an extended show that promises to maximize the Moondance Jam main stage with a full set of lights, effects and stage props, organizers stated in a news release. Nineties rockers Fuel plays at 7 p.m.; '70s glam band The Sweet at 5 p.m.; and Saliva at 3 p.m.—all on Friday.
BRAINERD, Minn.—A Brainerd Eagle Scout and his work partner were honored Saturday for their part in a lifesaving rescue last year of a motorist in Maple Grove. Eagle Scout Ben Soukup received the Life Saving Medal of Honor and co-rescuer Dan Lambie received a glass sculpture titled "Helping Hands" at St. Francis Catholic Church for saving the life of motorist Caitlin Wallerus.