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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist Here are five questions you might want to ask school board candidates or members running for re-election this fall. Because schools play a huge role in making communities attractive places to live and work, you might also talk with the other board members, whose seats aren’t up for election, about […]

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The number of deaths due to heroin overdose is more than seven times what is was in 2008 in the Twin Cities area, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office. Since 1995, the number of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 who have tried heroin has increased by more than 300 percent. “Every […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers During open forum at the city of Champlin’s most recent meeting, City Engineer Tim Hanson provided traffic study information in response to many comments he has received regarding the newly opened roundabout intersection at West River Road and Hayden Lake Road. “The Hayden Lake Road and West River Road […]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers With the Northwest Suburban Conference title in hand, Champlin Park will look to keep adding to the volleyball hardware in the postseason. Sidney Hilley had another big game for the Rebels (19-5, 12-1) in clinching the NWSC crown on Tuesday, Oct. 14 in a 3-0 victory over Blaine. The […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Champlin City Council met to discuss the next phase of the Mill Pond project, provide an overview of the budget work session discussion and discuss other matters involving city ordinances and new businesses. Mill Pond Draw Down In 2011, the city modified the operational plan for the Mill […]

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To the Editor: Congratulations to State Representative Mark Uglem who this last week received the prestigious National Federation of Independent Business award as a Guardian of Small Business. The NFIB is a group of 13,000 small business owners who scored Mark Uglem on ten important votes that opposed onerous tax increases on said small businesses. We […]

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Community helps group loop tags ahead of Christmas By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Champlin United Methodist member Kay Roberts knew she wanted to help her son after he received a call from a client requesting a large order of tag strings. “We have machines at the office that can tag-string 500,000 tags per hour,” […]

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