Monthly Archives: September 2009

Parenthood comes too quickly for Forest Lake High School seniors

Teen moms are statistics, says Lori Pringle.  And she would know as the parent of an 18-year-old who is now in the role herself. A cute, laid-back senior at Forest Lake High School, KC Pringle is what most people would … Continue reading

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300 visit Oliver Kelley Farm, 11 paintings help earn money

ELK RIVER — Nearly 300 people visited the Oliver Kelley Farm Saturday to view and purchase paintings by local artists and to watch sorghum being made from canes into syrup. News of the paintings helped attract 450 for the weekend, … Continue reading

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Princeton Mayor Jeremy Riddle relates series of events

Princeton Mayor Jeremy Riddle spoke at a press conference shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, to summarize the events of the morning. He stated that a suspicious-looking package was found at each of locations in the city shortly … Continue reading

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1,001 vehicles use new I-35W MnPASS Express Lanes

NEWS RELEASE St. Paul, MN – On the first day of operation today (Wednesday, Sept. 30), 1,001 vehicles used the new MnPASS Express Lane on I-35W between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. between 42nd Street and downtown Minneapolis. Mn/DOT this … Continue reading

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Sherburne County sheriff says no threats to county schools

After word got out regarding the suspicious packages found in Princeton this morning, Elk River and Zimmerman area residents became worried about local schools. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott said there have been no threats in Sherburne County, and school … Continue reading

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Suspicious packages in Princeton taken away by bomb squad units

Agents from the FBI and ATF joined local law enforcement in Princeton early today (Wednesday, Sept. 30) trying to determine the contents of three packages that were left at three different locations. Packages were left at the Princeton Post Office, … Continue reading

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Twins announce plans for final series in the Metrodome

NEWS RELEASE Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins have announced plans for the final regular season series in the Metrodome, starting Friday, Oct. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 4 against the Kansas City Royals. The Twins have raised the curtain … Continue reading

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Jail inmate attacks another after argument over TV remote

by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers A Dakota County Jail inmate with a history of domestic violence has been charged with felony assault for multiple fractures to another inmate’s face after an argument about television channels. According to the complaint, on … Continue reading

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Second candidate enters sheriff’s race

by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Dakota County Chief Deputy Dave Bellows announced Monday that he will run against Apple Valley Police Sgt. Mitch Scott for Dakota County sheriff in 2010. Bellows’ announcement came a week after four-term Dakota County Sheriff … Continue reading

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Lakeville South students promote chemical-free event after football game

by Tad Johnson Thisweek Newspapers It may be too early to be thinking about winter, but a group of Lakeville South High School students’ idea is gaining speed like a snowball chugging down hill. The school’s first Homecoming Party in … Continue reading

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