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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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Champlin aiming for second seed in section playoffs By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Champlin LoGators amateur baseball coach Tim Heifort has been around the Metro Minny League for many years and knows not to press the panic button now. In the past week, the LoGators slipped to three games back of first place [...]

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Champlin’s Aaron Kloeppner leadds despite off-field challenge By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Since Champlin Park baseball’s varsity season section tournament, Rebels baseball players have donned ‘CK’ on the backs of their batting helmets. CK stands for Christine Kloeppner, the mother of Champlin Park junior and VFW baseball player Aaron Kloeppner, who had been [...]

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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist   From Anoka-Hennepin to Richfield, Stillwater, Waconia, International Falls, Houston and all over the state, more than 50 of the 331 Minnesota school districts will have new superintendents in the 2014-15 school year. We hear a lot about student mobility. But outside of professional meetings, there has not been much [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Election season is now upon the residents of Champlin and Dayton. Next week marks the beginning of when interested individuals may file for office. Residents of Dayton and Champlin interested in running for city council positions in either city can file Affidavits of Candidacy between Tuesday, July 29 [...]

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