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Champlin’s Verizon Wireless store is donating and volunteering at local food banks through its “Stop the Hunger” initiative this holiday season in a joint effort with its customers in over 300 stores. From today until Friday, Dec. 12, participating stores across the U.S. are encouraging local families to bring in canned and boxed food, which […]

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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers Thanksgiving. Once upon a time, it was a day where American families got together, tuned into the Macy’s Day Parade, watched football, ate everything in existence and were lulled into a deep, delicious sleep caused by a near-lethal combination of tryptophan and the aftermath of a sugar rush from […]

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A fall partnership between The Woods in Maple Grove and CROSS Services for a “Girls Night Out” resulted in 210 pounds of food and nearly $700 donated to help local individuals and families in need. CROSS Services volunteers helped greet community members stopping by The Woods in Maple Grove to help contribute to CROSS and […]

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By MIKE hanks Sun CURRENT Newspapers It’s time to stop vilifying the retail sector of this country as some sort of Grinch that is out to ruin the holidays for its employees. Sure, the retail sector has created the feeding frenzy we used to refer to as “Black Friday.” I say used to because the […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Four years ago Julie Smith decided she wanted to host a Thanksgiving 5K at her home to benefit cancer patients. “I used to do the Turkey Trot in downtown Minneapolis,” she said. “But I like doing this because the money goes for a good cause and it’s a nice […]

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The following is a synopsis of events that occurred in Champlin from Oct. 12 through Oct. 25. Oct. 12 Dean Avenue and Lowell Road: False name/info — adult arrest 100 block of East Hayden Lake Road: Burglary — miscellaneous 8500 block of 122nd Avenue: Harassment — female receiving harassment Highway 169 and 114th Avenue: Property […]

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