Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bethel city office relocates to Sandhill Center for the Arts Aug. 1

The boxes are packed and it’s moving day. Continue reading

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District 15 could be borrowing $11 million to cover funding gap

Although the St. Francis School District 15 School Board had already finished its work on the budget and decided how much it would need for short- term borrowing, recent state Legislative action will have the board revisiting the issue. Continue reading

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Final concert Aug. 4 in Coon Rapids summer series

Coon Rapids Arts Commission’s 2011 nine-concert summer outdoor series at the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park comes to an end Thursday, Aug. 4. Continue reading

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Music and awareness make up the Green Fair Festival

The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls invite the public to attend the 2011 Green Fair Folk Festival Wednesday, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., on the west lawn at St. Francis Convent in Little Falls. The Green Fair Folk Festival … Continue reading

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Hockey association get break on Coon Rapids arena rates

Rental rates for the new Coon Rapids Ice Center have been put in place by the Coon Rapids City Council. Continue reading

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Kids fishing day set for next Friday

Youngsters will have the opportunity to fish alongside members of the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office as part of a kids fishing day and tournament set for next week. Continue reading

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Woman is accused of burglary, kidnapping

A woman has been accused in Anoka County District Court of entering a Coon Rapids home and abducting two children inside. Continue reading

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Athlete of the week: Jessie DeZiel, Twin Cities Twisters, Gymnastics: Blue-chipper

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor How much better can your year get, after winning your second straight national championship? Well, for gymnastics phenom Jessie DeZiel of Rogers, the year 2011 indeed keeps improving by leaps and bounds. Since repeating as … Continue reading

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Some set goals sky-high, Shields prefers aiming low, deep below the water

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Swanville’s Bonnie Shields photographs a fish during an underwater photography class, July 1, at the Crosby Mine Pit. Shields began scuba diving two years ago and now hopes to combine diving with photography as … Continue reading

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Rakow sets ‘blistering’ pace in 24-hour run, logging 69.46 miles

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Doug Rakow works on one of the 29 laps he completed during the FANS 24 hour run around Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis, June 4-5. Rakow ran 69.46 miles during the race, which benefitted the … Continue reading

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