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Metro development plans adjust for next generation By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS The millennials, ages 18-34, are forcing changes in the metropolitan area housing patterns, particularly in the first-ring suburbs and urban centers. Steve Elkins is the District 5 Metropolitan Council member, representing Bloomington, Richfield, Edina and Hopkins, who spoke to progressives recently in Bloomington. [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   As of press time, the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 12, the following people have filed Affidavits of Candidacy in the following races in the cities of Champlin and Dayton for the upcoming Nov. 4th General Election.   Champlin In Champlin, there are three positions on the city council [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Champlin City Council and staff met recently to discuss a lot split on a river front property on Mississippi Drive. Other topics discussed included an agreement with Hennepin County to secure Community Development Block Grant funds, landscaping, trail systems and use of the round about at East Hayden [...]

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By U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and John Hoeven   Whether it is sending a text, reading an email, or changing stations on the radio, it only takes a moment of distraction to cause a tragedy. In fact, research shows if a driver takes their eyes off the road for just 5 seconds at 55 mph [...]

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After concussions, memory loss, football player becomes advocate for safety By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS   Ben Utecht, who excelled for the University of Minnesota and two National Football League teams, is battling a new opponent: the effects of five major documented concussions. At the age of 33, he is experiencing some pockets of memory [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Section tournament play begins for Class B amateur baseball teams in Minnesota this week, and Champlin gets to rest it players with a first-round bye. “The biggest thing is that we needed to sit for a week and heal up a little bit,” Champlin LoGators coach Tom Heifort [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   For Abby Jimenez, owner of popular Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove, business ownership happened almost accidentally. Abby was pregnant with her third child and juggling a newborn and one-year-old. “I knew I wasn’t going to be able to go back to my job,” she said. So she signed up [...]

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