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Jeffrey Hage Times Editor   Shortly before 11 p.m. Jan. 15, 2014, a fiery explosion ripped through the Coin-Tainer Co.’s block-long manufacturing facility in Milaca. As fire lit the January night sky, firefighters from four departments as close as Milaca and as far away as Onamia (22 miles north of Milaca) left the warm confines [...]

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Champlin amateur team cruises past Ramsey, Coon Rapids By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Champlin’s amateur baseball team started July strong with a couple of routs against Metro Minny League teams. The LoGators pounded the Ramsey Renegades 12-6 on Wednesday, July 2 with 12 hits. A couple of big scoring innings by Champlin overcame [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   Anoka Hennepin Education Minnesota has a new president. LeMoyne Corgard, previously the physical education teacher at Oxbow Creek Elementary School in Brooklyn Park, assumed the role July 1 after running unopposed for the office earlier this year. Corgard served as AHEM’s vice president for five years, four of which [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   After riding aces Brandon Rushmeyer and Trevor Kiminiski through the varsity season, the Legion baseball teams had taken a different rout. “Their arms needed a break,” Champlin Legion Post 600 coach Mike Loberg said. “In good conscience, I can’t just put them out there have them throw seven [...]

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Bloomington’s event attracts 150 slowpitch teams By GREG KLEVEN Sun CURRENT Newspapers   Another edition of the Upper Midwest’s largest adult slowpitch softball tournament is about to take place at Valley View Park in Bloomington. The 56th annual Virg Ellrich Memorial Fireman’s Tournament gets underway Thursday, July 17, with a pair of all-star games. Double-elimination [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   After much discussion, the City of Champlin came to a decision that the Old Champlin Library (the little white building just off Hwy. 169 and West River Road) no longer serves as an asset to the community. “The building was donated to the city in 2003 by the [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The Champlin Farmers Market is in full swing premiering it’s selection of fresh produce and home made goods Wednesday, July 9. The market will be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from July 9 through Oct. 8 in the Champlin Ice Forum parking lot. The [...]

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