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Tips for electronics (E-Waste) recycling By Kaia Johnson Kemper  Guest Columnist   Love them or hate them, we all rely on electronics. Unfortunately we don’t always know how to safely dispose of them. Electronics don’t belong in the garbage. Many contain heavy metals such as lead, cadmium or mercury. Calling all cell phones Reusing or [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Cory Davis, Champlin Park’s new baseball coach, hopes to have the Rebels continue on their winning ways this season. Fortunately for the navy-and-silver, Davis has been coaching at various levels in the school district for years and the team returns plenty of talent. Davis likes what he sees from [...]

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By Amy Klobuchar: United States Senator   In 2012, a retired businessman from Circle Pines named Alan Stender was working to file his taxes on time. After completing all the forms and sending in his tax returns, Alan heard from the IRS there was a major problem. Someone had stolen his identity and used his [...]

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As April opened with wind-driven snow and temperatures that still featured wind-chill readings, Minnesotans longingly looked from their windows waiting for the day when ice-covered lakes would open and fresh-water fishing could resume. It’s a way of life and in Minnesota sport fishing is a $2.8 billion industry of vital importance to the state’s economy [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an exotic beetle that was first discovered in southeastern Michigan in the summer of 2002.   The adult beetles nibble on ash foliage, but cause little damage. The larvae, however, feed on the inner bark of ash trees, disrupting the tree’s ability to [...]

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By AARON BROM SUN PRESS Newspapers   Slow drivers are dangerous. Huh? How can someone minding their own business driving under the speed limit pose a danger to others? Just avoid them, right? In my decades of metro freeway commuting, I’ve come to observe that avoiding slow drivers is indeed dangerous and does cause crashes. [...]

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CROSS Services depends on volunteers to help stock the food shelf, welcome families as they arrive, deliver meals, data entry, and much much more. CROSS appreciates several hundred regular volunteers that assist with the daily operations. Volunteers come from an array of backgrounds; retired individuals who were electricians, IT programmers, butcher, engineers, house wife’s and [...]

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