Monthly Archives: November 2009

Yellow ribbons subtle reminder of the support soldiers have while away

On Monday morning, Army Spc. Keara Bono Torkelson pulled tight the yellow ribbon she first adorned her and her husband Joe’s Otsego porch with before leaving for Fort Hood, Texas. The yellow ribbon, tied carefully to form a bow, was … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Season in Zimmerman on Saturday, Dec. 5

Zimmerman’s eighth annual Celebrate the Season will be held throughout the city on Dec. 5. The event is hosted by a combination of local businesses and the Zimmerman Chamber of Commerce. See more in Elizabeth Nelson’s Star News story.

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St. Francis evaluates space needs for police dept.

In effort to balance the needs and desires of the future, the St. Francis City Council Nov. 16 heard what it should be planning for when it comes to the police department. According to a space needs study by Professional … Continue reading

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Anoka-Coon Rapids boxing club gives back to community

Boxers from Lyke’s Anoka-Coon Rapids Boxing Gym have given back to the community. Nov. 19, the gym, located on Foley Boulevard, Coon Rapids, gave away Thanksgiving meals, which included frozen turkeys, potatoes, pumpkin pies and other fixings, to 45 needy … Continue reading

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Hockey: Unbeaten Elk girls trip Moorhead

Jonna Curtis logged her third hat trick in four games as the Elk girls beat Moorhead 4-2 and stayed unbeaten at 4-0.

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Hockey: Rogers girls win New Prague tourney

The Rogers Royals beat New Prague and Robbinsdale Armstrong, both 5-2, to win New Prague's tournament.  

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Congressmen Paulsen, Walz call for repeal of nuclear ban

T.W. Budig Two members of the Minnesota Congressional Delegation in a bipartisan display are calling on state lawmakers to lift the ban on nuclear power plant construction. Third District Congressman Erik Paulsen, R-Eden Prairie, and First District Congressman Tim Walz, … Continue reading

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Health officials expand H1N1 vaccination to all CDC priority groups

State health officials said recently they will begin recommending that health care providers and local public health agencies in Minnesota begin offering the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine to the full list of priority groups identified by the U.S. Centers for … Continue reading

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Alma Solberg

Alma Helen (Nelson) Solberg, age 91 of Spring Grove, died on Sat. Nov. 28, 2009, at Green Lea Manor in Mabel, Minn. Alma was born on Oct. 11, 1918 to Nikolai and Christina (Larson) Nelson. She attended country school in … Continue reading

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Cynthia Dybing

Cynthia M. Dybing, 72, of Houston, Minn., died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, Wis. Cynthia  was born on June 26, 1937 to Melford and Cherrie (Bremmer) Eide in La Crosse. She grew up in … Continue reading

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