Monthly Archives: March 2010

Snocross: ERX had special guest for final event

Elk River Extreme Motorpark hosted a standout young racer from Sweden as it closed out its 2009-10 competitive season on March 11. Meanwhile, the ERX is attracting many youngsters to the sport. In fact, on the circuit they're calling it … Continue reading

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State employees raise more than $1,066,000 for charities

Saint Paul, MN – Lt. Gov. Carol Molnau, Honorary Chair of the 2009 Minnesota State Employee Combined Charities Campaign, today (Wednesday, March 31) announced that state employees raised $1,066,394 during this year’s effort. The total amount raised consists of 3,110 … Continue reading

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Ice out on Forest Lake called on Wednesday, March 31

The ice is officially out on the Forest Lake chain of lakes. Corbett Johnson, the local lake observer, said the official ice out date will go down on Wednesday, March 31 when all three lakes were clear of ice. All … Continue reading

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Students gives special ‘Peter Pan’ performance

Poised before a rapt audience, their movements sure and confident, their eyes glistening in the spotlight and with minds eager to deliver profound and dramatic lines, 19 Blaine High School students took the stage March 22 and 23 and performed … Continue reading

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Seven stores destroyed in fire

Seven of eight stores in one building of the Northdale Shopping Center were destroyed by fire the early morning hours of Nov. 26, 1966, a Friday.

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Flushing of hydrants to start April 5

Spring hydrant flushing will begin in the city of Coon Rapids Monday, April 5.

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Stimulus funds sought for computer centers

Federal stimulus dollars are being sought to expand computer access and computer literacy in Anoka County.

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County selects its new veteran service officer

Allison Lister has been named Anoka County’s new veterans service office director.

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Coon Rapids robbery suspect tied to other crimes

An armed robbery at the CVS store, 10930 University Ave. N.W., Coon Rapids, Saturday morning (March 27) has been tied to a string of other robberies by a lone male in Anoka and Hennepin counties over the past two weeks.

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Tomb Guard identification badge awarded to PFC Joel Prins

PFC Joel Prins was honored on Feb. 5, as he received the least awarded badge in the military; the Tomb Guard Identification Badge, also known as the Sentinel Badge. PFC Prins is the son of Tim and Nancy Prins of … Continue reading

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