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Preschool Storytimes NOW THROUGH OCT. 29 – The Rockford Public Library is offering Preschool Storytimes from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays through Oct. Preschoolers are invited to enjoy crafts, activities, stories, and songs. No registration is required. Corcoran council OCT. 23 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. [...]

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Oct. 16 marked the official ground breaking for another segment of Hwy. 610, which will connect 610 from Elm Creek Boulevard/County Road 81 to Interstate 94 in Maple Grove. This segment is part of the Corridors of Commerce project. This $80 million expansion project by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will begin this fall, [...]

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Police, sheriff host town hall on fight against dangerous drug Members of the Maple Grove and surrounding area are invited to attend a Heroin Town Hall Meeting that is being put on by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and Maple Grove Police Department. The meeting is taking place Monday, Oct. 27, from 6:30 to 8 [...]

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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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