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Community members participating in the locally-owned Just Between Friends-Maple Grove children’s consignment sale donated 2,389 pounds of clothing, toys and youth household items to CROSS Services in October. Just Between Friends Owners Kris Bishop and Katy Saunders provided community members with the option to donate their unsold clothing to the local nonprofit organization, CROSS Services, [...]

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ConAgra Foods Facility representative Mark Coombs, left, presents a donation to CROSS Executive Director Elizabeth Johnson. Also pictured are Keith Huegel and Crystal Chojnoski. A $15,000 ConAgra Foods Foundation Nourish Our Community Award was given to CROSS Services on Oct. 7. Nourish Our Community is an employee-driven grant making program that provides employees the opportunity [...]

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Steak fry OCT. 24 — The Osseo Dance Team is hosting a Steak Fry event Friday, Oct. 24, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion, 260 Fourth Ave. S.E. in Osseo. Osseo Lions Kiddie Halloween OCT. 25 — The annual Osseo Lions Halloween Kiddie event will be Saturday, Oct. 25, from [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers During open forum at the city of Champlin’s most recent meeting, City Engineer Tim Hanson provided traffic study information in response to many comments he has received regarding the newly opened roundabout intersection at West River Road and Hayden Lake Road. “The Hayden Lake Road and West River Road [...]

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Community helps group loop tags ahead of Christmas By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Champlin United Methodist member Kay Roberts knew she wanted to help her son after he received a call from a client requesting a large order of tag strings. “We have machines at the office that can tag-string 500,000 tags per hour,” [...]

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Greenwood Methodist Church stood on County Road 10 near County Road 19 for over 100 years. Although the church was demolished long ago, parts of it have survived in memories of area residents and in the collection of the Burschville School Museum on County Road 10. Bonnie Maue spoke glowingly about the newest addition to [...]

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Haunted Acres is returning to Corcoran Lions Park, at county roads 101 and 10, for five days of scary experiences on Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31. This year’s event is a joint effort of the Hamel and Corcoran Lions as well as the Corcoran Jaycees. The gates open at 7 p.m. on all [...]

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Champlin breast cancer survivor races in international dragon boat tournament By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Two years after Champlin resident Kathy Jordan finished chemotherapy for breast cancer, she discovered the Dragon Diva’s, a dragon boat paddling group for breast cancer survivors. This year, Jordan is packing her bags as she prepares to participate with [...]

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