Monthly Archives: August 2009

Klobuchar to highlight federal plans to strengthen colleges

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday (Sept. 1) will hold a roundtable meeting at the North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, with Minnesota education leaders to discuss plans to strengthen federal support for community colleges.

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Traffic rerouted near Royalton following fatal rollover

Just before 5 a.m. last Friday morning, a semi-truck rolled over just north of Royalton on Highway 10, with fatal results. The identity of the deceased and possible cause of the rollover has not yet been released. Traffic was rerouted … Continue reading

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Verdict coming in October for Lakeville assault suspect

A verdict is expected on Oct. 12 in the trial of a Northfield man who allegedly participated in the beating and torture of a disabled Lakeville man. Jonathan Diepold, 22, opted for a trial by stipulated facts in his case … Continue reading

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Record numbers want to be Anoka royalty

A record number of candidates will compete for the title of Anoka Royal Ambassador this October. This month 54 girls have signed up for the chance to be part of an ambassador scholarship program that continues to grow. See more … Continue reading

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Woman, 19, dies in East Bethel single-vehicle crash

A 19-year-old East Bethel woman was found dead early this morning (Sunday, Aug. 30) following a single-vehicle accident onĀ  Anoka County Road 22 (Viking Boulevard). According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, about 5 a.m. deputies and other emergency responders … Continue reading

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Cecil C. Hewitt, Jr.

Funeral services for Cecil C. Hewitt, Jr. age 82, of Princeton and Milaca, will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 10:30 AM at the Christian Reformed Church in Pease with Rev. David Smit officiating.  Interment will follow at … Continue reading

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Laverne Trabant

Laverne Trabant, age 94 of Princeton, MN passed away August 24, 2009 at the Princeton Elim Home. Laverne was born on March 17, 1915 in Moorhead, MN to Stephen and Wilhemina “Minnie” (Bartz) Rice. 

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New Caledonia superintendent likes new challenges

Bruce Thomas may be new to the Caledonia school district, but he's no stranger to the field of education. "I've been involved with education in one shape or form for close to 40 years,? he said in a recent interview, … Continue reading

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Sentence pronounced, back to prison for Isanti County man

When Allyn Raymond Hanson appeared for sentencing Aug. 27 for 1st degree felony assault on a 14-month-old boy in October 2008, it was fairly anticlimactic. Hanson, now 21, has been an inmate at St. Cloud Correctional Facility since July 6 … Continue reading

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Drunk driver gets 68 months in fatal crash

It didn't come as any surprise Aug. 27 when Mark James Lindgaard, 23, was sentenced to 68 months in prison for killing a passenger in his car when it left an Isanti County road March 9 and struck a tree. … Continue reading

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