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The annual Maple Grove Empty Bowls event took place March 13 at the Maple Grove Community Center. CROSS participated in this fundraising event. Empty Bowls is an international grass roots effort to raise funds for local food shelves. The simple intent behind this project is to gather potters and others from the community to create [...]

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CROSS has modernized their pantry (food shelf shopping area). Last July, the CROSS pantry started moving to a Client Choice Model of shopping. The Client Choice Model means moving from pre-packing food bags into a warehouse style of shopping environment. In this model food is set up on shelves by food groups, which allows families [...]

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As the former Mayor of Champlin, I’ve had quite a bit of experience dealing with the Metropolitan Council. The Met Council was originally intended to oversee infrastructure development and transit within the metro area. Since its inception, it has grown significantly larger in size, scope, power and budget. The members of the Met Council are [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Each year the Champlin City Council establishes a set of goals, priorities and areas of emphasis or action for the upcoming two year period. The four areas of focus include budget and financial management, economic development and re-development, transportation and provision of city services.   Budget/finance The areas [...]

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 By Matthew davis SUN PRESS Newspapers   First-year Champlin Park girls basketball Jake Kuppe brought a new approach to the game this season. The Rebels developed a faster-paced style of play that took time to grow into. They had their ups and downs learning the new system with a 5-3 start to the season. “We [...]

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Champlin, Dayton residents explain what are fat tire bikes?  By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Record cold temps and above average snowfall may have made traveling this winter an inconvenience, but for fat tire bike racers this winter’s meant nothing but racing and riding. C.J. Smith, a fat tire bike racer and resident of [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The Dayton City Council has been discussing pavement maintenance throughout the city deciphering which streets should be made a priority. There were three areas that were discussed during a work session Tuesday, March 11. The first of these areas requiring attention was South Diamond Lake Road. Secondly, the [...]

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By Matthew Davis – Contributing Writer Champlin Park’s upset of Centennial on senior night looked like a distant memory on Friday night. Rebels senior guard Alexis Alexander struggled with a tough rotation of Cougars guards covering her, throwing off the whole offense.   An impressive postseason run ended for the Rebels in 61-43 to the Cougars [...]

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