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To assist voters with meeting the candidates, learning about their positions on city and state issues, and having questions answered, the League of Women Voters and Champlin Women of Today will conduct a Meet the Candidates forum for the positions of Champlin Mayor, Wards 1 and 2 City Council, and House of Representatives District 36A [...]

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Champlin Ward 2 candidate Dave Miles announced Saturday that he is withdrawing from actively campaigning in the 2014 election. In a statement issued by Miles he said, “After much consideration regarding recent accruing personal and professional demands, I am resigned to drop out of our campaign. I wish the best of luck to the remaining [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Minnesota statues require cities to adopt a proposed budget each year and to certify a maximum proposed levy to Hennepin County on or before Sept. 30. Once approved, the city councils may choose to decrease the amount that was approved, but cannot increase it. Each person that owns property [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Small restaurant chain, Willy McCoy’s, is preparing to open its newest location in Champlin in mid-October — just in time to bust out the cider beer. Nestled into the intersection of Hayden Lake Road and Business Park Boulevard, Willy McCoys has something to offer patio diners and sports enthusiasts [...]

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Motorists may encounter delays as westbound Interstate 94 east of Hwy. 101 in Rogers is reduced to two lanes during non-peak hours beginning at 5 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1. The closures will continue for approximately two weeks while crews extend the deceleration lane from westbound I-94 to Hwy. 101 in Rogers. Intermittent non-peak lane closures [...]

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Visitors to Medina Celebration Day packed a lot of fun into the hour before rain arrived on Saturday, Sept. 20.  When the storm hit, visitors piled inside the Hamel Community building for free popcorn and face painting. Fireworks went off as planned. (Photos by Susan Van Cleaf)  

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The St. Michael City Council recently hosted a work session to review Riverside Church’s zoning request to move into the former Cinemagic movie theater site. City administrator Steve Bot said it was the council’s “first blush at laying out the options” for handling the church’s request. “We believe the zoning is right,” he said. “There [...]

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