Monthly Archives: July 2007

Pawlenty to seek disaster declaration

Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Tuesday that he will be asking the federal government for an agricultural disaster declaration for drought-stricken counties in Minnesota. Pawlenty took the first step in the declaration process by requesting a formal county-by-county assessment of crop damage, which was to be completed by Thursday.

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Pawlenty to seek disaster declaration

Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Tuesday that he will be asking the federal government for an agricultural disaster declaration for drought-stricken counties in Minnesota. Pawlenty took the first step in the declaration process by requesting a formal county-by-county assessment of crop damage, which was to be completed by Thursday.

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No lamb chops tonight-Aslan is on guard

If a coyote is looking for a lamb chop dinner-it better not look on the Brian and Joan Stuckmayer farm in Pierz-for he will be sorely disappointed. The couple’s llama, who they named Aslan after the protector king in "The … Continue reading

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The “Chaplain”

Chaplain Rev. Gregg Valentine, Morrison County Chaplain Over the last four years of doing my job as Chaplain, I have had many people who have asked what the word means. The word chaplain comes from the early history of the … Continue reading

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It’s time for dividing iris and day lilies

August has arrived and it is the month for dividing iris and day lilies. As the weather has been dry, these plants should be watered well before lifting and dividing. They will dig easier when soil is moist and roots … Continue reading

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Motorycle accident

On July 28 at 11:27 p.m. a motorcycle driven by William Breth, Jr., 55, of Cambridge, was going north on Highway 27, north of Buckman when he failed to make a curve and went off the road into the ditch. … Continue reading

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Meire Grove Community Band to perform for Staples Music in the Park

The Meire Grove Community Band will present a concert in the Staples Music in the Park series Sunday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the Northern Pacific Park across from the Government Center at 611 … Continue reading

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National Guard members welcomed home by friends and family at Anoka Armory

The Anoka Armory was a place for smiles, hugs, tears and happy reunions Sunday morning. Soldiers from Minnesota Army National Guard Alpha Company 2-136th Combined Arms Battalion arrived at the Armory to a welcome from family, friends, fellow National Guard … Continue reading

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Michael Tarbuck, 87

Michael E. “Mischo” Tarbuck, a longtime resident of Calumet, died July 20, 2007. Continue reading

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Arthur B. Schroeder, 81

Arthur B. Schroeder, a resident of Merrifield, is at home with his Lord and Savior after succumbing to complications associated with leukemia July 28, 2007. Continue reading

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