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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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The new 2014 Maple Grove Ambassadors have been on the job for just a few weeks, and have already been all over the Twin Cities, spreading the good word of Maple Grove. Already having visited the communities of Robbinsdale, Hopkins, Minneapolis and Glenwood, Ambassadors Kathryn Fox, sponsored by Rush Creek Golf Club, Ellen Grabinski, sponsored [...]

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This August the Maple Grove and Osseo Libraries are hosting free events for people of all ages. The Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main St. N., is offering these events: “Girls Only Kids Book Club,” Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 2 to 3 p.m. — Register online or call 612-543-6450. For girls entering grades four to six. [...]

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2nd clue in Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt   The first-ever Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt has officially begun. The medallion hunt will run for four consecutive weeks, from July 24 to Aug. 14, or until the medallion is found. Premier Bank in Osseo is sponsoring the hunt and offering a $250 cash prize for [...]

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Sounds of Summer JULY 31 — The Maple Grove Town Green, 7991 Main St. N., will host the Sounds of Summer. Upcoming events include Kidpower with Rachael will be Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. Summer Faire JULY 31 — The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove will present is Summer Faire concert series. [...]

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The Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion invites all veterans to join the club in support of fellow veterans and the community. The Legion has been community partner for 95 years, making it the second longest serving service organization in the community, with the Osseo Fire Department being the first. The Legion supports many children and youth [...]

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Rockford will crown its new senior ambassadors at a 3 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 10, the last day of this year’s three-day Rockford River Days celebration. This year’s ambassador candidates are Cassandra Adams-Reyna, Madison Dramen, Emily Eberspacher, Annika Jensen and Monica Orth. The Rockford River Days Ambassador Program is a nonprofit scholarship program put [...]

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How often does someone get to pretend he or she is a hamster and walk across the water in a hamster ball? Or how about indulging in lumberjack fantasies while watching a log rolling competition? These, a carnival, live bands, horses, a talent contest and much more are coming to the Wright County Fair, Wednesday, [...]

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