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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers   I think in regards to the sudden and shocking passing of Robin Williams on Aug. 11, everything that could be said has already been said. Whether it was an anecdote from a famous friend of his or a simple tweet from a fan, it’s pretty safe to say [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   While Champlin had been swinging hot bats all season long, Coon Rapids chilled the LoGators offense and ended their season on Friday, Aug. 15. In two Class B Section 2 amateur baseball playoff games with the Redbirds, Champlin mustered five runs in their losses. Coon Rapids grabbed momentum [...]

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Imagine this: Your 15-year-old son becomes seriously ill. Is it cancer or some other life-threatening disease? You whisk him off to the emergency room. Within days, you have updates on Facebook. “Billy is doing much better.” “The medicine is working!” “He’s going to be OK.” Many of us have experienced that scenario in our lives. [...]

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Pet owners, groups cite favorable aspects of pit bulls By Alicia Miller & Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Bright eyes, smiling faces and wagging tails are just some of the admirable traits of a pit bull. American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, and Staffordshire Bull Terriers (the breeds typically lumped in the term [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Jason McCarthy will be remembered this fall by his former cross country team at Champlin Park. McCarthy ran for the Rebels in 2012 and 2013 prior to his untimely death on July 29 from a July 22 automobile accident. Rebels cross country coach Kevin Moorhead first received the [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Eric Pearson had a big day in two games for Champlin VFW baseball at state, but it wasn’t enough to avoid the consolation bracket on the opening day. Pearson connected for two hits and two RBIs in each of the Rebels first two games in Brainerd on Thursday, [...]

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