Archive | December 2, 2012

To the Editor: Thank you for your vote of support in electing me to the Minnesota State Senate. A 53 percent vote is a statement and I humbly and sincerely accept the choice of the voters. You have sent a clear message about what you care about: •To end the partisan gridlock and political bickering [...]

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Among the vital public policy issues postponed until after the election, and now awaiting action by the lame duck Congress, is the so-called “Farm Bill.” We observe that “Farm Bill” is a somewhat misleading moniker that likely distracts the public and their elected officials alike. The fact is that some two-thirds of the dollars spent [...]

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Last week, a Champlin felon pleaded guilty to possessing a nine-millimeter pistol and a .44-caliber revolver. Deandre Franklin, 21, of Champlin, pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Franklin, who was indicted on July 23, entered his plea before United States District Chief Judge Michael J. Davis Tuesday, [...]

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The Champlin Police are again partnering with Toys for Tots to collect toys for needy kids this holiday season.  Donations of unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the following locations from now until Dec. 19: • Champlin Police Department, 11955 Champlin Drive, Champlin • Champlin City Hall, 11955 Champlin Drive, Champlin • Champlin Ice [...]

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Kelly Foss, an eighth grade geography teacher at Jackson Middle School – A Specialty School for Math & Science (JMS), has been named a “Technology and Information Education Services (TIES) Exceptional Teacher.” A joint powers cooperative owned by 47 school districts, TIES is a Minnesota software developer. The TIES Exceptional Teacher award was established to [...]

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The following is a synopsis of events occurring in Dayton during the month of September 2012.   Sept. 1 Damage to property reported on the 14000 block of Lawndale Lane   Sept. 2 Verbal dispute on the 18000 block of Robinson St. Medical on 13000 block of 139th Ave N. An adult male was transported [...]

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