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Two suspects in the kidnapping of Javier Velasco, 37, of Loretto, each were charged with felony kidnapping in Hennepin County District Court on Friday, Sept. 13. Suspects in the kidnapping are William Charles Graham, 30, and Ronald Jermaine Jackson, 29, both from the Twin Cities area. Bail for each suspect was set at $500,000. Potential [...]

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Let the rain come down: Fun Fest keeps going Rain hit Loretto midway through the city’s annual Fun Fest, Saturday, Sept. 14. And activities — even the fireworks — kept going at the festival, held at Loretto Lions Park and on West Railway Street. The city of Loretto put to use 120 feet of tents [...]

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BY STATE SEN. DAVID OSMEK DISTRICT 33 The Legislature met in St. Paul for a special session to address disaster relief in 18 counties that were hit by severe storms, high winds and flooding between June 20 and 26. I’m glad we came together to provide disaster relief. We have a rich tradition of supporting Minnesota [...]

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Students from St. Peter’s Catholic School, of Delano, have begun asking for the public’s support of their annual “Ride for a Reason,” a six-mile bike ride that will take place in the Delano area, Saturday Oct. 5. And, for the first time this year, the school is inviting the public to run in a “Ride [...]

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Hamel Lions Flea Market SUNDAYS THROUGH OCT. 27 — The Hamel Lions Flea Market will be open on Sundays through Oct. 27 in the parking lot of the Medina Entertainment Center, 500 Hwy. 55, Medina. Bargain hunters can visit the market from 6 a.m. to noon. The Flea Market will be closed on May 12 [...]

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It’s time to give up our love affair with traditional grass as ground cover for our yards. The environmental and economic consequences are getting too costly. We are seeing a serious consequence of ubiquitous grass lawns in the Twin Cities area — depletion of ground water even in times of wet weather. The most noticeable [...]

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The following public safety summary information from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Unit is provided to residents as a public service. These highlights from Aug. 26 through Sept. 8, 2013 do not reflect all incidents handled or investigated by the HCSO during this time period. In addition to the law enforcement services it provides [...]

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It’s time again for the annual Coats for Kids program in the Twin Cities. This year, Brooklyn Park-based Pilgrim Cleaners is seeking to collect 10,000 gently used winter coats for those in need. Pilgrim Cleaners has collected more than 385,000 coats since it started the program in 1986. Sun Newspapers, WCCO Radio, KARE 11 and [...]

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