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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The City of Champlin Monday, Aug. 25, heard an update about the West River Road/Hayden Lake Road roundabout project and, specifically, its landscaping design and cost. Furthermore, the council heard from resident James Busing regarding a neighbor who would like to split his lot.   ROUNDABOUT DESIGN The [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   The sky is the limit for first-graders as they dream of becoming astronauts, firefighters and more. At Dayton Elementary School in the late 1970s, one of Barb Swanson’s first-grade students told her that she wanted to become an Olympian someday.   On Aug. 14, that student pulled an Olympic [...]

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Family-owned logistics company builds legacy   From a business based on a whim and the will of a former teamster trucker, King Solutions, based in Dayton, has earned its reputation as a national leader in meaningful supply chain solutions. This year marks the company’s 25 anniversary, and with it comes celebration, but also a reflection [...]

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People flocked to Maple Plain for the annual Maple Plain Days festival that took place Thursday, Aug. 14, through Saturday, Aug. 16. Thursday’s activities included a community picnic and a movie in the park. Local fire departments gathered in town Friday for the waterball challenge. Saturday’s events started in the morning and stretched until nearly [...]

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Photos by Susan Van Cleaf The Corcoran community celebrated Country Daze this past weekend at Corcoran City Park. Results The 6th Annual Classic Car Show Results from Saturday, Aug. 16, at the 11th Annual Corcoran Country Daze: People’s Choice – Dave Wecker of Corcoran, ‘57 Chevy Convertible 1st Place – Lyndon Minks of Corcoran, ‘71 [...]

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Filing by candidates for the November general election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. The following candidates filed by the Tuesday deadline. They had [...]

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Emily Bulger, Maddy Hudlow, Kiah Mathiason and Grace Rootness, all members of Rockford Cadette Girl Scout troop 11025, recently completed a community service project to fulfill the requirements of the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award a Cadette can earn. The mission of the Silver Award project is to help girls learn about themselves and the world around them, gain [...]

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Osseo project recognized for ‘success’ in long-term vision One of the biggest projects in Osseo has received an award from the Minnesota American Planning Association. The Five Central project was awarded the “Success Stories in Implementation” award. City Planner Riley Grams said this award is given to a project that shows long-term vision and eventual [...]

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