Monthly Archives: November 2011

Auditors’ reports indicates Legacy Amendment funding faces lingering questions

By T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Some of the basic parameters about spending up to $7 billion in state funding are a bit fuzzy. Office of Legislative Auditor reports coming out Wednesday, Nov. 30 dealing with Legacy Amendment funding — … Continue reading

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Boys hockey: Princeton 4, St. Francis 3 (OT)

Dan Voce scored at 12:31 of overtime to give Princeton a 4-3 victory over St. Francis Tuesday at the Princeton Ice Arena. Princeton opened up the scoring at the 2:38 mark of the first period when D.J. Perez put the … Continue reading

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Taxpayer league’s Krinkie eases no new tax pledging

By T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Although no-new-tax pledge icon Grover Norquist speaks of a politician who betray the Americans for Tax Reform tax pledge as a rat’s head in a bottle of Coke — an affront to the Republican … Continue reading

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Philip F. Smieja, Jr. age 67

Philip F. Smieja, Jr. age 67 of Royalton, MN, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, December 5, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Royalton with Father Laurn … Continue reading

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Adjustments mean lower taxes for some in Lakeville

Fire Department to see improvements to its operations by Aaron Vehling Thisweek Newspapers As the city’s Dec. 5 Truth in Taxation meeting approaches, adjustments made to the city’s 2012 levy might offer a mild calming effect. Since the preliminary budget … Continue reading

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SBM food drive will feature nightly parades

Residents will notice something different next week during the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View (SBM) Fire Department’s annual food shelf collection drive. Continue reading

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FHS to present ‘The Savage Dilemma’

The Farmington High School Theatre will present “The Savage Dilemma,” a mature comedy about friendship and reality, at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. Performances will be held in the … Continue reading

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Canine reading teams sought in Rush City

By Jon Tatting— The hope is man’s best friend can make a difference in young Rush City students who lack confidence, have short attention spans and are struggling with reading scores for their age and grade. Julie Parent, this year’s … Continue reading

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Roundbank donates to food shelf

Roundbank of Farmington made a $400 donation to the Farmington Food Shelf for this year’s Thanksgiving meal baskets. The financial donation helped buy the food ingredients needed for a Thanksgiving meal for 50 area families.

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Thanksgiving tradition for 36 years

It’s been a Thanksgiving Day tradition at Faith Lutheran Church, Coon Rapids, for 36 years. Continue reading

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