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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Four years ago Julie Smith decided she wanted to host a Thanksgiving 5K at her home to benefit cancer patients. “I used to do the Turkey Trot in downtown Minneapolis,” she said. “But I like doing this because the money goes for a good cause and it’s a nice […]

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A crash on Interstate 94 near Rogers that backed up traffic on Highway 101 for hours killed one person, whose vehicle was pushed into parked construction equipment, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The three-car wreck occurred about 9:15 a.m. on eastbound I-94,  authorities said. Megan Hinchliff, 24, of St. Michael, who was driving a […]

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The City of Champlin will hold an informational meeting at City Hall located at 11955 Champlin Drive, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. regarding the three way stop at West River Road and Hennepin Landing intersection. Discussion will include removal of the stop sign on West River Road and the future roadway design for West River […]

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The Pioneer-Sarah Creek Watershed Commission is inviting the public to participate in a community conversation on water quality priorities in the Pioneer-Sarah Creek Watershed District. The event will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. The watershed district includes all or parts of Greenfield, Independence, Loretto, […]

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The Rockford Ringers Horseshoe Club recently handed out end of season awards. High average patches went to Nicole Lilly 26.43%, Mike Maguire 34.69% and Len Anderson 47.92%. High game patches went to Nicole Lilly 50%, Mike Maguire 57.50%, Bill Marquette 62.50% and Len Anderson 62.50%. High game over average went to Nicole Lilly +23.57%, Mike […]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved a legislative platform that focuses on increasing the state’s basic formula to restore school funding. The board also approved a two-year contract for office clerical, paraprofessionals and food service staff. PLATFORM Supt. Jim Behle updated the board about the district’s action on the legislative forum. He said there are […]

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After budgeting for a full-time fire chief, the Albertville city council took the next step to advertise for the position and approve the job description. The council also heard that a developer is interested in buying the Albertville Crossings retail site. FIRE CHIEF The council reviewed the full-time fire chief job description. The description was […]

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