Monthly Archives: February 2011

‘Out of Work’ health care options aired

by Britt Aamodt Special to the Star News Stewart Wilson, senior vice president at The Bank of Elk River, had planned to give a talk on mortgages, loans and foreclosures at Feb. 15’s Out Of Work seminar. But he got … Continue reading

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Lakeville’s two boys hockey clubs to meet in section final

Lakeville’s crosstown rivals will battle it out at 7 p.m. Friday, March 4 in the Section 1-2A final at the Rochester Recreation Center for the right to play in the state tournament. Lakeville North and South won by identical 7-0 … Continue reading

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Green Bay man wins top prize for catching biggest fish in Forest Lake Fishapalooza

It’s a long drive from Green Bay, WI, to Forest Lake, but when you go home with  $20,000, it’s well worth the trip. Todd Bosetski of Pulaski, WI, a community 25 miles from Green Bay, caught the largest fish in … Continue reading

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State budget deficit now projected at about $5 billion

The February state budget forecast released today (Monday, Feb. 28) reveals lawmakers will be wrestling with a slightly smaller state budget deficit than first projected.

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Gymnastics: First tastes of state for Blaine and St. Francis twisters

Among the entrants at the Class AA state gymnastics meet were two athletes from the SportsPrepZone area. Continue reading

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Gymnastics: First tastes of state for Blaine and St. Francis twisters

Among the entrants at the Class AA state gymnastics meet were two athletes from the SportsPrepZone area. Continue reading

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Klobuchar, 9 other senators introduce legislation to ban sale of synthetic drugs

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and nine other senators – including Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) – introduced bipartisan legislation that would ban the sale of harmful synthetic drugs that are being sold and marketed as “bath salts.” The … Continue reading

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NB wrestlers Kostik and Mork heading to State High School Wrestling Championships

North Branch wrestlers Jake Kostik (senior), left, and Patrick Mork (junior) took Section 7AA Championships at the meet held at Grand Rapids High School last Saturday, advancing them to the Minnesota State High School Individual Wrestling Championships.       … Continue reading

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Elk River High School 1st Semester Honor Roll

“A” Honor Roll Grade 9 Mallory Adams, Alexander Babcock, Brooke Batchelder, Logan Berg, MacLean Berglove, Malea Bertsch, Benjamin Blomgren, Austin Borreson, Kevin Boser, Emily Brinza, Matthew Brisbin, Becca Brummer, Elizabeth Budahn, Robert Burger, JW Burns, Jaila Cappelli, Nathan Chanthamontry, Melina … Continue reading

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Benedict Dobos, 83

Ben Dobos, a  resident  of Foley, died  Feb. 26, 2011, at  the St. Cloud VA Medical Center Hospice Unit. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, at St. John’s Catholic Church, in Foley. Burial with military honors was at … Continue reading

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