Monthly Archives: September 2009

National TV show highlights local unsolved crime

by Kara Hildreth Thisweek Newspapers Hoping to ignite a spark into an unsolved kidnapping and bank robbery two years ago in Farmington and Apple Valley, “America’s Most Wanted” television show highlighted the case Sept. 19. The kidnapping and bank robbery … Continue reading

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Residential property owners expected to pay less as city levy increases

by Kara Hildreth Thisweek Newspapers Because residential market values are decreasing, the amount Farmington homeowners will pay on the city portion of their property taxes will decrease in 2010, according to city officials. The Farmington City Council approved a preliminary … Continue reading

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School Board increases preliminary levy 1.83 percent

by Kara Hildreth Thisweek Newspapers Decreasing home values are expected to hold property taxes steady despite a projected 1.83 percent increase in the Farmington School District tax levy for 2010. While the $376,021 preliminary levy increase should also increase the … Continue reading

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Richard Lissy

Richard “Stumpy” Lissy, 62, of Stanchfield, died September 29, 2009 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis due to heart complications.  A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 at Strike Funeral Home-Cambridge Chapel. Visitation will be held … Continue reading

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Steven L. Seth

Steven L. Seth, 60, of Mora, passed away unexpectedly on September 26, 2009.

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Darrell Dietrich

Darrell Dietrich, 81, of Anoka died September 27, 2009 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

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Gordon Keith Tomlinson

Gordon Keith Tomlinson, 83, died at this home in Brunswick on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 after enduring a seven-year battle with cancer.

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Marvin M. Noren

Marvin M. Noren, 90 of Cambridge, went home with the Lord on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at GracePointe Crossing East of Cambridge.

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NB football fans get a thrill, despite loss

It was supposed to be a blow out. On paper the much larger, more experienced Irondale knights were supposed to clean house at the North Branch homecoming, somebody forget to tell the Vikings that.

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Rush City stuffs Aitkin on the football field

The Rush City Tiger football team soundly defeated the Gobblers 50-21 last Friday at Aitkin. The Tigers were able to make big plays on the ground and through the air to build a big lead, 29-13, in the first half … Continue reading

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