Monthly Archives: April 2010

Hockey: A wild adventure for Nate Prosser

Former Elk and Colorado College player Nate Prosser, signed by the Minnesota Wild after his college season, saw action in the last three Wild games, and looks forward to competing for a spot on next year's team.  

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Athlete of the week: Bob Johnson, Elk River, tennis: The big push

Bob Johnson had a late start in tennis but turned into a year-round zealot and has been a big part of Elk River's success the last two seasons.

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Princeton High School graduate murdered in Twin Cities

Amy Terborg, 28, a 2000 graduate of Princeton High School, was the victim of a murder in Minneapolis early Thursday morning, April 29, according to authorities. The alleged murderer, Trace Maxwell, 40, of the metro area, is reported to have … Continue reading

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A tough but wise decision about book banning

Joe Nathan column — Having objected, as a parent, to some public school assignments our children were given, I respect concerns a district 196 (Rosemount/Apple Valley/Eagan) parent raised recently.   She asked that a book be removed from her youngster’s … Continue reading

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2010 Census door-to-door operations begin

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun 2010 Census Complete Count Door-to-Door Follow-Up Operations with the households who have not responded to the 2010 Census. Census takers will attempt to get the basic information on the ten questions on 2010 Census … Continue reading

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Gov. Pawlenty opts out of state operation of insurance pool

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Tim Pawlenty sent a letter today (Friday, April 30)  to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius opting out of state operation of a high risk insurance pool as required by the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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Klobuchar to introduce legislation targeting radon in homes

St. Paul,  MN – Joined by public health advocates and homebuilder representatives, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced today Friday, April 30) that she will introduce federal legislation aimed at reducing exposure to cancer-causing radon gas in homes. Radon occurs naturally … Continue reading

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Congresswoman Bachmann says Republicans must unite

Sixth District Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann addressed the Republican State Convention on Friday. Balloting began early afternoon for endorsement of a gubernatorial candidate. Five candidates are vying for the endorsement. Rep. Tom Emmer and Rep. Marty Seifert appear to be … Continue reading

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Republican gubernatorial hopefuls address party delegates

by T.W. BudigECM capitol reporterThe Republican gubernatorial endorsement hopefuls have all addressed party delegates at the Minneapolis Convention Center and convention prepares for balloting. Representatives Tom Emmer of Delano and Marty Seifert of Marshall are strong endorsement favorites, with Bill … Continue reading

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I-35W bridge maintenance work to take place April 30- May 1

Roseville, MN – Motorists will experience delays at the I-35W bridge spanning the Mississippi River on April 30 and May 1 as crews perform various maintenance on the bridge deck. The right lane and shoulder of I-35W will be closed … Continue reading

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