Monthly Archives: September 2010

Queen Erin, King Aaron reign over Princeton Homecoming

Princeton High School’s Homecoming Coronation Ceremony was quite the affair on Monday, Sept. 27. Last year’s homecoming king Andrew Destefano passed off the crown to this year’s choice for king Aaron Moore and Becca Hass (last year’s homecoming queen Katie … Continue reading

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Taxpayers have 4 weeks to participate in voluntary disclosure

Saint Paul, MN – The Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers that they have four weeks left to participate in the Minnesota Voluntary Disclosure Program and avoid penalties on any unpaid state taxes on undisclosed offshore accounts. Now through … Continue reading

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Klobuchar-Cornyn bill passes for safe disposal of drugs

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Cornyn (R-TX) announced today (Thursday, Sept. 30) that their legislation to allow the safe disposal of medications has passed Congress and will be sent to the President to be signed … Continue reading

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Former Twin Cities Oasis stores to be sold in property auction

Minneapolis, MN — Thirteen Oasis convenience stores in the Twin Cities area that closed due to a recent bankruptcy will soon have new owners, clearing the way for them to reopen. The stores will be sold in a court-ordered two-phase … Continue reading

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Anglers raise $20,000 during 'Casting for a Cure' event

More than one hundred anglers dropped their lines in various bodies of water in Minnesota to search for the biggest fish – and a hope for a cure. Sept. 11 marked the second annual Casting for a Cure event, a … Continue reading

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Saving energy should be homeowners' year-round goal

by Howard Lestrud, ECM Online Managing Editor — Saving energy should be a year-around goal for all home owners. Turn the thermostat down at night and maybe put on an extra sweater or sweatshirt during the day. Go to the … Continue reading

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Poverty has become a campaign issue for state gubernatorial candidates

Don Heinzman editorial — The number of families and children living in poverty has become an issue for the political campaigns and a major problem for next year’s Minnesota Legislature. One in 14 families in Minnesota are poor and 17.4 … Continue reading

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Hockey: Wild assign Prosser to Houston

Nate Prosser, former Elk and Colorado College hockey player signed by the Miinnesota Wild last March, has been assigned to the Houston Aeros, the Wild's farm club.

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Nightmare Hallow-Scream Park set for Running Aces Harness Park

The north suburbs’ “Largest Halloween Party” will be scaring the tails off of visitors to its new location at Running Aces Harness Park in Columbus starting Friday, Oct. 8. Now in its 19th season, Nightmare Hallow-Scream Park has made a … Continue reading

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Minnesota DNR urges caution on state rivers due to flooding

St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) advises anglers to be aware of flooding, high current and hazardous debris on the Mississippi, Minnesota and Lower St. Croix rivers, and other canoe and boating routes throughout the … Continue reading

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