Construction has now closed Lawndale Lane in Maple Grove. Due to the late construction start forced by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permitting, the contractor will be fully closing Lawndale Lane south of 62nd Avenue. Access will be maintained to private residences at all times, but no through traffic will be permitted. Residents are also [...]

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  Imagine this: Your 15-year-old son becomes seriously ill. Is it cancer or some other life-threatening disease? You whisk him off to the emergency room. Within days, you have updates on Facebook. “Billy is doing much better.” “The medicine is working!” “He’s going to be OK.” Many of us have experienced that scenario in our [...]

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While Champlin had been swinging hot bats all season long, Coon Rapids chilled the LoGators offense and ended their season on Friday. In two Class B Section 2 amateur baseball playoff games with the Redbirds, Champlin mustered five runs in their losses. Coon Rapids grabbed momentum quickly in the best-of-three series on Wednesday with a [...]

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Hennepin County environmental regulators and the county attorney’s office continue to build cases against businesses that ignore pollution laws and contaminate the waters in Hennepin County. The most recent case involved a Rogers automobile sales and service business which dumped oil and other industrial waste into a wetland adjacent to the company. The water from [...]

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Country Days AUG. 15-16 — Don’t miss Corcoran Country Days Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15 and 16, back for 2014 Bigfoot monster truck car crash demonstration during the free family day. Kids can build a birdfeeder, play on inflatable’s, plus there’s food games pony rides trout fishing pond and more Saturday 11 to 5 bands [...]

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Mitchell McKee and Tommy Thorn of St. Michael-Albertville High School both won Junior National Freestyle titles at the recent Asics/Vaughan USA National wrestling tournament in Fargo, N.D. Saturday, July 26. In the same tournament Mark Voss earned All-America honors by placing 6th at 145 lbs. Earlier in the week Jake Allar, competing at 132 lbs., [...]

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