Monthly Archives: September 2008

Church group from Princeton visits missionaries in Brazil

Ten people from the Princeton Evangelical Free Church got an inside look at the mission the church supports in Brazil. The event occurred when they went to the Ammi Training Center at Campada dos Guimaraes in the Brazilian state of … Continue reading

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Sheriff Wetzel, Lt. Motes reflect on their use of deadly force

Morrison County Lieutenant Bruce Motes is a 28-year veteran of the Morrison County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Michel Wetzel is a 25-year veteran. But with a combined 53 years of experience, neither officer had ever had to use deadly force before … Continue reading

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Law enforcement exonerated in Morrison County Government Center shooting

The Minnesota Attorney General's Office has confirmed that the deadly force used against Gordon Wheeler, Sr. by three law enforcement officers was justified. The report, which was released Sept. 19, was a review of the use of force by Morrison … Continue reading

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Otsego artist livens a children's book

Otsego artist Shawn McCann, who  concentrates on landscapes and cityscapes while painting with oils, is also the illustrator for a new children's book, "The Sick Bug,? which marks his seventh book project. Twenty-eight of his illustrations  adorn the  32-page book … Continue reading

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Unemployment continues to rise in Anoka County

Unemployment continues to rise in Anoka County. In August statistics released late last week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), unemployment in the county stood at 5.8 percent. See more in Editor Peter Bodley's ABC Newspapers … Continue reading

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Eveland Family Farms adds corn maze to its fall activities

f petting dozens of farm animals and picking the perfect pumpkin for Halloween are not enough to fill a family's afternoon schedule, Eveland Family Farms has something else to keep the kids occupied?a corn maze. "It just seems like every … Continue reading

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Ramsey Coke drinker brings home the gold at Cub Foods

Lani Wagner of Ramsey is a Coca-Cola devotee, downing two cans of Coke every day and stocking his refrigerator with two cases of the all-American carbonated beverage every week. Last week, Wagner's Coca-Cola fetish grew even more powerful when he … Continue reading

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Community continues to shower Lions Park victims

Shower held for fire victims attracted 23 families from the Lions Park Apartments

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As Elk River’s Target closes

What will go into the space remains to be seen, as Target in Elk River closes Oct. 7

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Split votes authorize expansions

Board wrestles with the tax implications, however slight, given economic conditions

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