Monthly Archives: January 2010

Franken announces Minnesota support for Cash for Jobs

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Friday (Jan. 29) announced a coalition of support in Minnesota for his “Cash for Jobs” proposal to put people back to work. More than 50 Minnesota workforce councils, advocacy organizations, chambers … Continue reading

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Second wave of 34th Infantry soldiers return to Minnesota

The second wave of 34th Red Bull Infantry Division (34th ID) Soldiers will return to Minnesota following their one-year deployment to Iraq.  The next group of approximately 200 Soldiers are scheduled to arrive at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31. Since … Continue reading

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Eagan judge reappointed to juvenile justice advisory committee

Saint Paul, MN – Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Friday (Jan. 29) announced the appointment of Jean E. Hancock, and the reappointment of Chong Y. Lo, Judge Michael J. Mayer, Eagan, and Brenda J. Pautsch to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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Dance team: Elks are section high-kick champs, state next

The Elk River Dance Team is headed for the state meet for the fourth straight season after winning high-kick at sectionals Saturday.  

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Athlete of the week: Matt Sharp, Rogers, basketball: Muscle and flow

Matt Sharp transitions nicely from rugged blocker on the football team to agile center on the basketball team, helping both squads have successful seasons.

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Basketball: Elk boys outlast Blaine

Elk River pulled away in the final minute of a a close game to beat the Blaine Bengals 60-54.  

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Basketball: Elk girls lose at Blaine

The rematch was a much closer game but Elk River lost again to Blaine 56-51.

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Basketball: Rogers girls snag Becker

The Rogers Royals won 47-32 over Becker.

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Basketball: Royals, down by 17, edge Becker to hold lead

The Rogers Royals trailed last-place Becker by 17 with under eight minutes left, but tipped the Bulldogs 68-67 on a late 3-point play by Drew Stanger, staying unbeaten in conference.

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Basketball: STMA boys trip Thunder

St. Michael-Albertville held the Zimmerman Thunder in check for a 59-46 win.

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