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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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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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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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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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Family helps dog ‘fetch amazing things’

Her shiny black coat glistening in the sunshine and her soft brown eyes searching for direction, 20-month-old Echo sits near Dee Hollerud in the Can Do Canines training facility where Hollerud volunteers. Continue reading

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Caledonia seventh graders get first-hand look at teacher’s deployment in Kuwait

On May 10 of this year, students at Caledonia Area Middle/High School said goodbye to middle school instructor Lindsay Mackie. Mackie, who is a sergeant in the Minnesota Army National Guard, was deployed to Kuwait. While she has been serving … Continue reading

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Comedian Louie Anderson to help ring in new year at Burnsville Performing Arts Center

There are many ways to ring in the new year in Dakota County. People can rock out with their friends at one of the many clubs or pubs or dash down the slopes at Buck Hill. Comedian Louie Anderson will be … Continue reading

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Holiday matinee: Bluejacket Hockey rips Vikings 6-1

Senior defenseman Sam Renier broke a 0-0 deadlock with an end-to-end rush culiminated with a goal off a quick wrist shot with 1:07 left in the first period, and the Cambridge-Isanti boys hockey team kept rolling to a 6-1 win … Continue reading

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