Champlin breast cancer survivor races in international dragon boat tournament By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Two years after Champlin resident Kathy Jordan finished chemotherapy for breast cancer, she discovered the Dragon Diva’s, a dragon boat paddling group for breast cancer survivors. This year, Jordan is packing her bags as she prepares to participate with [...]

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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers As the West African Ebola outbreak intensifies, public health officials here in Minnesota are ramping up efforts to ensure that such an epidemic never occurs in the state and beyond. After news broke that Liberian national Thomas Duncan was the first confirmed diagnosed case of the deadly virus in [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Phase two of the Andrew’s Park re-construction project was completed this summer. This phase of the project included the addition of a splash pad, trail and entry improvements, as well as renovation of the picnic shelter and programming building. Phase three of the project kicked off in August and [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Moving into postseason volleyball competition will come without any surprise for Champlin Park. Every game they’ve played for the past two months has been do-or-die for the Northwest Suburban Conference race. Their 9-0 start to NWSC seemed like thin ice for a lead in the standings when the Osseo [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Champlin Park’s defense shutout its second-straight opponent on Friday, Oct. 10 in a 35-0 blowout victory over Coon Rapids. “They’re flying around to the ball and having fun,” Rebels coach Mike Korton said. Alex ZayZay and DeAnte Bronson each picked off passes as the Rebels defense made it eight [...]

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The Rogers Lions Club Oktoberfest is Saturday, Oct. 18, from noon to midnight at the Rogers Activity Center. The event features a band from noon to 4 p.m.; chili and soup competition from noon to 2 p.m.; bouja (soup) from 2 p.m. until it runs out; band from 4 to 8 p.m.; brats and burgers [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer It may be mid-October, but the Wright County Highway Department is gearing up, much like chain stores are in prep mode now for the holiday shopping season. The only difference is that the highway department doesn’t know when the rush is coming. Wright County Highway Engineer Virgil Hawkins was on [...]

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