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Residents of Dist. 36A in Champlin will vote Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the general election to fill the Minnesota House of Representative seat. This district represents part of Coon Rapids and all of Champlin. Candidates appearing on the ballot include Jefferson Fietek and incumbent Mark Uglem for the state representative seat. Fietek is a resident [...]

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Champlin breast cancer survivor races in international dragon boat tournament By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Two years after Champlin resident Kathy Jordan finished chemotherapy for breast cancer, she discovered the Dragon Diva’s, a dragon boat paddling group for breast cancer survivors. This year, Jordan is packing her bags as she prepares to participate with [...]

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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers As the West African Ebola outbreak intensifies, public health officials here in Minnesota are ramping up efforts to ensure that such an epidemic never occurs in the state and beyond. After news broke that Liberian national Thomas Duncan was the first confirmed diagnosed case of the deadly virus in [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Phase two of the Andrew’s Park re-construction project was completed this summer. This phase of the project included the addition of a splash pad, trail and entry improvements, as well as renovation of the picnic shelter and programming building. Phase three of the project kicked off in August and [...]

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To the Editor: There are three defining qualities I want in a person who represents the interests of my family and me: initiative, follow-through and a genuine interest in ideas and progress. Add to that, true kindness and passion for the growth and well-being of others and you’ve described incumbent City Councilman for Ward 1, Ryan [...]

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This November as Champlin residents we will be voting for a Mayor, I am writing to pledge my vote for Ryan Sabas. I have known Ryan his whole life. I watched a young ambitious man start a small business with no employees, now ten years later he has several employees and an expanding business. This [...]

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Ryan Sabas for Mayor would be a good change for Champlin. He is a young local man who lost his dad at a young age and then continued on the family business. Today the business is twice as large as and very successful, because of Ryan’s hard work and determination. Ryan knows the city’s problems, [...]

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To the Editor: Mark Uglem has done an excellent job in the Minnesota House of Representatives. His proven record as mayor combined with one term in the House gives him the perfect experience to continue serving the people of this community. Mark has shown his ability to work both sides of the aisle to the betterment [...]

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