Archive | May 16, 2013

The Wright County Sheriff’s Department discovered the body of Samuel Adam Gustafson, 26, of Rockford in the Crow River near Rockford Tuesday, May 7, at approximately 6 p.m. during a search. The location of the recovery was about a mile north of Highway 55. Gustafson had been considered missing since the early hours of April [...]

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Maple Grove broke open a close game with three runs in the top of the seventh to grab a 7-4 win over Osseo Friday, May 10. The game matched two top young pitchers in the conference in Maple Grove’s Sydney Smith and Osseo’s Courtney Calkins. Smith was the winning pitcher with eight strikeouts. Calkins had [...]

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Area residents are ready for spring and the home-grown, home-made goodies that come with it. The Maple Grove Community Center was busy with activity during the Maple Grove Farmers Market Spring Preview on May 9. People were able sample and shop some of the vendors during the event. (Sun staff photos by Alicia Miller)

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Osseo Senior High School will host its Spring Fling events the week May 13 through 18. Each day of the week has a theme: Monday is Tie Dye Day, Tuesday is Generation Day, Wednesday is Disney Day, Thursday is Hawaiian Day and Friday is Spirit Day. There will be a pepfest Friday, May 17, from [...]

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The Medina City Council, Tuesday, May 7, approved a letter to the Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission giving formal notice of withdrawal from the LMCC effective no later than Dec. 15. Medina is one of 17 cities that have collaborated with each other via the LMCC. The cooperative is in renewal negotiations with Mediacom for cable [...]

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The Delano Community Market is set for another season of local food, art, music and entertainment. The market will open for the summer in downtown Delano along the Crow River on River Street Saturday, May 18, and run from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through Sept. 21. Every week the Community Market will have [...]

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Shows promise in 1-0 loss to No. 1 Cardinals Maple Grove’s young baseball team is showing signs it is maturing into a pretty competitive squad. The Crimson went 2-2 in last week’s action and showed they could hang with the best when they lost a 1-0 decision to No. 1 ranked Coon Rapids.   MAPLE [...]

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by Amanda Schwarze The pioneer Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson hopes to become Minnesota’s next governor. Johnson, a Republican of Plymouth, made the announcement at the Hamel Community Center May 5. Currently, he serves District 7 on the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners. District 7 includes the cities of Champlin, Corcoran, Dayton, Greenfield, Independence, Loretto, [...]

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