Archive | May 16, 2013

After reviewing their options for realignment of the intersection at West River Road and Hayden Lake Road, Champlin City Council settled on proceeding with preparation of plans and specifications for constructing a roundabout.  The intersection alignment project was precipitated by a desire to slow down traffic in the area, to improve safety and to encourage [...]

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  Anoka-Hennepin School District administrators informed staff last week that all 22 of the district’s student learning advocates (SLA) will be eliminated due to a cut in the state’s integration fund. Due to those cuts, Anoka-Hennepin expects to have $450,000 less in the integration fund this coming school year and $1.5 million less the next [...]

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For six weeks nearly a dozen students and a half-dozen more mentors dedicated many of their spare hours to designing a robot that could climb a 30-foot pyramid made out of tripod-like poles. It may sound rather simple at first blush, but it’s a feat that few other FIRST Robotics teams have accomplished, according to [...]

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Steve Eilen from Delano (left) is joined by the North Star League All-Stars he managed in the exhibition baseball game against the St. Paul Saints profession team Saturday at Delano’s Municipal Stadium. The event that included players from Loretto and Rockford, raised funds for Delano hosting the state tournament in August. The Saints overpowered the [...]

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The 10,000th baby was born at the Maple Grove Hospital on May 7. Landon Robert Wold was born May 7, at 6:59 p.m. at Maple Grove Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces and was 19 and 3/4 inches long. Proud parents are Jessica and Nate Wold of Monticello. Assisting with the delivery were [...]

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Premium increase of 10.6 percent triggered change When HealthPartners told Osseo Area Schools its insurance premiums would increase 10.6 percent next year, the district said that was unacceptable. Now the district plans to follow a slew of Minnesota districts moving away from traditional health insurance plans. In the next two years the district expects to [...]

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Rockets win battle for league lead BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The good luck started earlier in the day Monday for Rockford when winning a coin flip to get the No. 2 seed behind Delano in the Sub-section 5AA softball tournament that starts Friday in Delano. Later in the day the Rockers swept a [...]

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