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Ernest Kramer, of Champlin, has been seeing Randall Stark, M.D., a cardiologist at Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute at Mercy Hospital, for three years because of a slow heart rate. He knew a pacemaker was in his future. What he didn’t know was that the one he would receive is one-tenth the size of a [...]

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To the Editor: This letter is in support of Jefferson Fietek, House candidate for District 36A. Jefferson is a community activist and middle school teacher who is passionate about his community and schools. He is not afraid to take on tough issues, and is a fearless advocate for our kids. He knows education, and has [...]

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The North Metro Mayors Association is hosting a series of candidate forums in the run-up to Election Day 2014. The final forum will be Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m. at Coon Rapids City Hall (11155 Robinson Drive NW). New Hope Mayor Kathi Hempken will moderate the forum. Candidates invited to appear are:   House District [...]

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A record number of hockey gear donations have filled a 53-foot trailer. This gear is headed to the Xcel Energy Center for a free giveaway event taking place Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at gate one of the Xcel Energy Center. People will be able to come and pick up hockey gear [...]

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To the editor: I normally don’t pay too much attention about the going on’s political wise in our community. I know I should but there usually is not much need in our little town of Champlin. But this past year there were some concerns or questions we had about something. Since Ryan is our rep, [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers A journalist’s job is, for the most part, a thankless job. It’s not a secret that journalists don’t get paid the best, though we are supposed to be available every minute of the day to drop what we’re doing on a whim to cover a breaking news story or [...]

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Ryan Sabas has 22 city citations over 9-year span By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Champlin mayoral candidate Ryan Sabas cited “youthful mistakes” in responding to a request for a statement after it was learned he has 22 citations from Champlin police over a nine-year span. “I have indeed made some youthful mistakes that I [...]

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The City of Champlin will hold several work sessions to discuss the proposed 2015 budget. Champlin staff and council will meet Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the council conference room to review the 2015 general operating budget. Together, they will also review the proposed 2015 departmental budgets including the parks and public works, [...]

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