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Pet owners, groups cite favorable aspects of pit bulls By Alicia Miller & Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Bright eyes, smiling faces and wagging tails are just some of the admirable traits of a pit bull. American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, and Staffordshire Bull Terriers (the breeds typically lumped in the term [...]

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Motorists traveling on Interstate 494 in Plymouth and Maple Grove may encounter slow moving traffic during the weekday evenings and throughout the upcoming weekend as crews reduce some stretches of the road to a single lane. Since Aug. 11, there will be nightly weekday lane restrictions on westbound and eastbound I-494. Additionally, beginning at 10 [...]

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The first-ever Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt has officially begun. This is the final week of the medallion hunt. Premier Bank in Osseo is sponsoring the hunt and offering a $250 cash prize for the person that finds the medallion. The medallion is hidden somewhere within the city of Osseo on public property. There will [...]

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The city of Maple Grove hosted its National Night Out Kick Off Party Tuesday, Aug. 5, outside the Maple Grove Community Center. The afternoon was full of activities for kids and adults. Some of those activities included meeting State Patrol horses, trying a hand at using a fire hose, checking out emergency vehicles, dunking a [...]

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The Maple Grove Farmers Market celebrated National Farmers Market Week, Aug. 3 to 9. The market provided shoppers with fresh produce, homemade goodies, flowers, demonstrations, live music and more Thursday, Aug. 7.    

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Chris Ronning of Maple Grove was recently elected Department (State) President of the American Legion Auxiliary at their annual Department Convention in Rochester. Ronning is a 24-year member of the American Legion Auxiliary and is a member of the Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion Auxiliary Unit 172. She held many offices and chairmanships through her years [...]

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Sounds of Summer AUG. 14 — The Maple Grove Town Green, 7991 Main St. N., will host the Sounds of Summer. Upcoming events include The Bazillions will be Thursday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m. Summer Faire AUG. 14 — The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove will present is Summer Faire concert series. Irresistibles [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   As of press time, the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 12, the following people have filed Affidavits of Candidacy in the following races in the cities of Champlin and Dayton for the upcoming Nov. 4th General Election.   Champlin In Champlin, there are three positions on the city council [...]

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