Monthly Archives: December 2011

Founding pastor of Epiphany Church is laid to rest

The Rev. Bernard Reiser, founding pastor of Church of the Epiphany, Coon Rapids, was laid to rest in Epiphany Cemetery today (Saturday, Dec. 31) following a funeral service that drew thousands to the church. Continue reading

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Guard feels its getting unwarranted attention on suicides

Minnesota National Guard officials argued the guard has received unwarranted attention in terms of suicide rates among its troops — “undue notoriety” said Minnesota National Guard Adjutant Gen. Rick Nash, speaking at a State Capitol hearing Dec. 19. Continue reading

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Polar plunge is coming to Crooked Lake

Crooked Lake Beach in Coon Rapids will be the site of the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge Saturday, Feb. 11 and the Coon Rapids Police Department (CRPD) will be taking part. Continue reading

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SLP has new animal control provider

East Bethel-based Gratitude Farms will become Spring Lake Park’s on-call animal control services provider effective Jan. 1, 2012. Continue reading

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Boys hockey: Grand Forks Central 6, Princeton 3

Grand Forks Central handed Princeton its third consecutive loss on Friday, Dec. 30 in the Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic in Grand Forks, N.D. Central defeated Princeton 6-3 in the seventh-place game. The Tigers finished last in the eight-team tournament Central … Continue reading

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Ask the Sportswriters

Following are opinions from Mille Lacs County Times  editor-sports editor Gary Larson, reporter Luther Dorr and former Times intern Logan Marxhausen. Note: This feature is written on Monday each week. ******** •Question:  What are your thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings-Washington … Continue reading

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St. Francis council approves budget, levy

With a quick vote, the St. Francis City Council set its 2012 budget and levy Dec. 19. Continue reading

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Professor warns against ingoring recent carp DNA findings

Although some warn against overreacting to the recent eDNA-positive test results for silver Asian carp in the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers, a research professor from the University of Notre Dame warns against ignoring them. Continue reading

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Coon Rapids sewer projects planned for 2012

The Coon Rapids City Council has started the ball rolling for two sewer system projects planned in 2012. Continue reading

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Death threat, assault charges dismissed

A 34-year-old East Bethel man had felony terroristic threats and misdemeanor assault charges dismissed Dec. 6 in Anoka County District Court. Continue reading

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