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The Albertville City Council gave its blessing for Albertville to become a Yellow Ribbon community to support service members and their families. The council also approved FYCC to host the city’s first Open Streets event.   YELLOW RIBBON A Yellow Ribbon Community unites all areas within a community to create a comprehensive network that connects [...]

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Rockford Junior Ambassador candidates are awaiting Rockford River Days coronation ceremonies that will take place at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 10. The candidates are (front row, left to right) Jada Webb, Paige Reynolds, Kaycie Roggenkamp and Annika Ertmann and (back row, left to right) Maddee Keesling, Cortney Waldorf, Claire Shaikoski and Lauren Condon. They will [...]

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Judy Steeber, retired Rockford Elementary School teacher, has seen some of her former kindergarten students grow up to be Rockford Royalty (Ambassador) candidates, and she drove a car for Doug and Marsha White when they served as grand marshals for the Rockford River Days Grand Parade a couple of years ago. This year attention will [...]

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The polling location for voting for the State Primary Tuesday, Aug., 12, and the General Election Nov. 4 has been changed from Albertville City Hall to STMA Middle School West Gymnasium, 11343 50th Street NE. The change was made to better accommodate voter traffic flow in the poll, ensure voter privacy, and help to reduce [...]

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Tuesday, Aug. 5, marks the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of Amy Sue Pagnac. She was 13 years old at the time of her disappearance. In recent months, Maple Grove Police, along with Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI, have actively been investigating the disappearance case with the searching of the Pagnac home in [...]

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MGSH alumna to open eye clinic in rural Guatemala by Grace Pastoor SUN Newspapers Intern   A Maple Grove High School alumna will make the move of a lifetime this January in order to start a low-cost eye clinic in rural Guatemala. Southern College of Optometry graduate Alisha McAfee, formerly Alisha Duffy, began the process [...]

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Officer Matt Olson of Maple Grove Police Department was named to the 2013 Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS/OTS) DWI Enforcer All-Star team for his efforts to prevent alcohol-related crashes and resulting tragedies. Officer Olson arrested 76 drunk drivers in 2013. Officer Olson, a five-year veteran of the agency, was among [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Election season is now upon the residents of Champlin and Dayton. Next week marks the beginning of when interested individuals may file for office. Residents of Dayton and Champlin interested in running for city council positions in either city can file Affidavits of Candidacy between Tuesday, July 29 [...]

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