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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   The sky is the limit for first-graders as they dream of becoming astronauts, firefighters and more. At Dayton Elementary School in the late 1970s, one of Barb Swanson’s first-grade students told her that she wanted to become an Olympian someday.   On Aug. 14, that student pulled an Olympic [...]

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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist   What should wise families, like careful coaches, help youngsters do to prepare for the upcoming school year? Some 41 district, charter and teacher union leaders recently responded to that question with specific, practical advice. Their suggestions tended to fall into three major areas: – Re-establishing school year routines at [...]

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Family-owned logistics company builds legacy   From a business based on a whim and the will of a former teamster trucker, King Solutions, based in Dayton, has earned its reputation as a national leader in meaningful supply chain solutions. This year marks the company’s 25 anniversary, and with it comes celebration, but also a reflection [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Champlin Park senior Jack Darnell quickly took care of one large order of business for his last year with the Rebels. Darnell, a 245-pound defensive lineman, verbally committed to play Division I football for the three-time defending champion North Dakota State Bison in early August. Now he can [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   On Aug. 11 the Dayton City Council approved the issuance of $9.6 million refunding bonds and pledged an additional $6.5 million in cash from prepaid special assessments to refund the 2006 and 2007 improvement bonds, and in the process saved $11.8 million. “This is very good news, because [...]

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Champlin Park’s Sydney Hilley gives opponents a player to fear By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Sydney Hilley, a Champlin Park sophomore volleyball star, has her college plans set already. Hilley committed to Wisconsin in May, a Big Ten program that seen success on a national level. She had a strong ninth-grade season for [...]

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