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CROSS offers resources and opportunities for seniors in area communities. Clothes Closet: CROSS has a shopping area located in its facility in Rogers. Clothing is sold for .50 cents a pound. Also, picture frames, lamps, dishes, and other household items are available at CROSS. Food shelf: Serving all ages in the communities of Champlin (west), [...]

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By Lee Ann Schutz Session Daily   It has been nearly a year since the House passed the proposed Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act after a highly contentious debate. Since then, HF826 has been in the hands of the Senate, but Thursday, April 3, after a 36-31 vote, the amended version returned to the [...]

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To the Editor:   Just read managing editor Aaron Brom’s editorial on slow driving. I couldn’t agree more. I would argue that slow driving is more dangerous than a speeder in many cases. As you stated, the best plan is to go with the speed of the traffic. It’s not the slow driver’s place to [...]

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Tips for electronics (E-Waste) recycling By Kaia Johnson Kemper  Guest Columnist   Love them or hate them, we all rely on electronics. Unfortunately we don’t always know how to safely dispose of them. Electronics don’t belong in the garbage. Many contain heavy metals such as lead, cadmium or mercury. Calling all cell phones Reusing or [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Cory Davis, Champlin Park’s new baseball coach, hopes to have the Rebels continue on their winning ways this season. Fortunately for the navy-and-silver, Davis has been coaching at various levels in the school district for years and the team returns plenty of talent. Davis likes what he sees from [...]

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By Amy Klobuchar: United States Senator   In 2012, a retired businessman from Circle Pines named Alan Stender was working to file his taxes on time. After completing all the forms and sending in his tax returns, Alan heard from the IRS there was a major problem. Someone had stolen his identity and used his [...]

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As April opened with wind-driven snow and temperatures that still featured wind-chill readings, Minnesotans longingly looked from their windows waiting for the day when ice-covered lakes would open and fresh-water fishing could resume. It’s a way of life and in Minnesota sport fishing is a $2.8 billion industry of vital importance to the state’s economy [...]

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 By PETER BODLEY STAFF WRITER   Work continues on the Coon Rapids Dam rehabilitation project, despite recent sub zero temperatures. Plans were originally to complete the project on the Anoka County side of the dam by November of last year. But contractor Edward Kraemer and Sons got a late start because of high river flows. [...]

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