Pet owners, groups cite favorable aspects of pit bulls By Alicia Miller & Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Bright eyes, smiling faces and wagging tails are just some of the admirable traits of a pit bull. American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, and Staffordshire Bull Terriers (the breeds typically lumped in the term [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Jason McCarthy will be remembered this fall by his former cross country team at Champlin Park. McCarthy ran for the Rebels in 2012 and 2013 prior to his untimely death on July 29 from a July 22 automobile accident. Rebels cross country coach Kevin Moorhead first received the [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Eric Pearson had a big day in two games for Champlin VFW baseball at state, but it wasn’t enough to avoid the consolation bracket on the opening day. Pearson connected for two hits and two RBIs in each of the Rebels first two games in Brainerd on Thursday, [...]

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The Osseo City Council was presented with the option to purchase property near Boerboom Park for future city park use during its Monday, Aug. 11, meeting. The council also discussed and amendment to the current rental inspection services agreement with the city of Brooklyn Park. City Planner Riley Grams announced the Five Central project received [...]

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Motorists traveling on Interstate 494 in Plymouth and Maple Grove may encounter slow moving traffic during the weekday evenings and throughout the upcoming weekend as crews reduce some stretches of the road to a single lane. Since Aug. 11, there will be nightly weekday lane restrictions on westbound and eastbound I-494. Additionally, beginning at 10 [...]

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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist   Youngsters like Kerrie Maleski, Kayley Schoonmaker, Matt Rubel and Will Tully are part of a major trend in Minnesota. They are among the growing number of students in Minnesota’s two-year community colleges. They’ve also been elected as leaders of the Minnesota State College Student Association. National research says cost [...]

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