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Firefighters called to Baldwin home

Baldwin firefighters were called to 28838 108th St. NW at about 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30 on the report of a possible house fire. Firefighters found an electrical fire that authorities said appeared to have started with a fuse box. … Continue reading

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Elk girls defeat Monticello, 56-49, for first trophy in six years

For the first time since 2006, Elk River girls basketball has earned a trophy. The Elks outlasted the Monticello Magic 56-49, powered by center Victoria Jenson, in the finals of Monticello’s eight-team holiday tournament Thursday evening. “It means a lot. … Continue reading

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Cambridge-Isanti District 911 Board considers renovating CIHS kitchen

The Cambridge-Isanti School Board is considering a $1.6 million renovation of its commercial kitchen area at the high school. During the board meeting Thursday, Dec. 22, Mark Eisenbacher, Building and Grounds Director, explained the district has been working on the … Continue reading

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Eric Hanneken sworn in as Pierz police chief

Tuesday night, the Pierz City Council as well as family members and friends, witnessed the swearing in of the city’s newest police chief — Eric Hanneken. Hanneken’s official duties will begin Tuesday, after the New Year’s Day holiday. Retiring Pierz … Continue reading

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Long Prairie’s Whole Farm Co-op offers huge variety of healthy grown food

“Whole Farm Cooperative (WFC) represents member families in Central Minnesota (most within 30 miles of Long Prairie). We are committed to creating farms that nourish our families spiritually and economically, sustain the environment and with providing eaters not only with … Continue reading

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Thieves in Forest Lake eye catalytic converters

Thieves continue to target catalytic converters which are turning up missing from vehicles throughout the city. According to Forest Lake Police Department reports, Kandi Auto, 620 N. Lake, was hit twice last week with three converters stolen. The first theft … Continue reading

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Spring Lake Park School District 16 board approves $19.4 million property tax levy

Spring Lake Park District 16 School Board recently approved the district’s final 2012 property tax levy at $19.41 million. The amount is a 6.92 percent increase or $1.27 million more than last year’s property tax levy of $18.16 million. The … Continue reading

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Comedy takes center stage in Coon Rapids for New Year’s Eve

The name of the venue has changed, but the entertainment provided by Laughter in the Loft remains the same. Four years ago, former Anoka resident Joe Tanner started the comedy show in Coon Rapids as a way to launch his … Continue reading

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Books on grieving are donated to Caledonia Public Library in memory of Anne Fink

Jean Demmer of Caledonia gave a wonderful gift in her daughter’s memory to persons living in the Caledonia area, as well as those living in Green Bay, Wis. Her daughter, Anne Fink passed away this past July after a long … Continue reading

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Andover considering artificial turf versus dome facility

Andover youth recreational programs have become so popular that city officials are worried about the wear and tear some of their city park fields experience. The city has needed to shut down fields at Prairie Knoll Park until the beginning … Continue reading

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