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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The City of Champlin Monday, Aug. 25, heard an update about the West River Road/Hayden Lake Road roundabout project and, specifically, its landscaping design and cost. Furthermore, the council heard from resident James Busing regarding a neighbor who would like to split his lot.   ROUNDABOUT DESIGN The [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   The sky is the limit for first-graders as they dream of becoming astronauts, firefighters and more. At Dayton Elementary School in the late 1970s, one of Barb Swanson’s first-grade students told her that she wanted to become an Olympian someday.   On Aug. 14, that student pulled an Olympic [...]

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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist   What should wise families, like careful coaches, help youngsters do to prepare for the upcoming school year? Some 41 district, charter and teacher union leaders recently responded to that question with specific, practical advice. Their suggestions tended to fall into three major areas: – Re-establishing school year routines at [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Champlin Park senior Jack Darnell quickly took care of one large order of business for his last year with the Rebels. Darnell, a 245-pound defensive lineman, verbally committed to play Division I football for the three-time defending champion North Dakota State Bison in early August. Now he can [...]

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Champlin Park’s Sydney Hilley gives opponents a player to fear By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Sydney Hilley, a Champlin Park sophomore volleyball star, has her college plans set already. Hilley committed to Wisconsin in May, a Big Ten program that seen success on a national level. She had a strong ninth-grade season for [...]

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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers   I think in regards to the sudden and shocking passing of Robin Williams on Aug. 11, everything that could be said has already been said. Whether it was an anecdote from a famous friend of his or a simple tweet from a fan, it’s pretty safe to say [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   While Champlin had been swinging hot bats all season long, Coon Rapids chilled the LoGators offense and ended their season on Friday, Aug. 15. In two Class B Section 2 amateur baseball playoff games with the Redbirds, Champlin mustered five runs in their losses. Coon Rapids grabbed momentum [...]

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