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During the Month of March, all food and funds donated to CROSS will receive a percentage match from Minnesota FoodShare and throughout March and April from the Feinstein Foundation. Since 1983, Minnesota FoodShare has coordinated the largest fund and food drive in the state. They organize a statewide media campaign to promote food shelf donations. [...]

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Clothing is typically recycled by donating items to charities. CROSS Services has a clothes shopping program. This program is a shopping model in which families choose items best suited to their needs at prices low enough to be affordable ($.50 per pound), An average t-shirt weighs about 4 ounces and a sweatshirt about one pound. [...]

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Annual pancake breakfast set for April 13   The Osseo Lions Club is now 70 years strong and helping the local northwest metro communities through donations to service projects. Here is a little of what the Osseo Lions have done. In January, the Lions distributed over $27,000 to local organizations such as: Osseo Area Schools, [...]

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Arbor committee MARCH 13 — The Maple Grove Arbor Committee will meet Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. For agenda and meeting minutes information call 763-494-6000, or visit the city of Maple Grove’s website at ci.maple-grove.mn.us. ‘Cinderella Complex’ at MGJH MARCH 13 TO 15 — This year Maple Grove Junior High will be presenting “The [...]

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The following is a synopsis of some of the incidents that occurred in the city of Osseo from Feb. 21, 2014 through March 6, 2014. Arrests: Osseo Police arrested a 22-year-old Minneapolis man on Feb. 25 for driving after revocation on the 100 block of First Ave. N.W. He was released at the scene with [...]

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Four Crimson scored in double figure to lead Maple Grove to a 69-58 Section 5 girls’ basketball quarterfinal win over Mounds View March 6. Kaela Jones and Kenzie Barta each netted 16 points, Allie Schmidt had 15 and Haylee Barker had 13. Maple Grove played Champlin Park in the semifinal March 11. The winner advances [...]

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Osseo’s Blake Wheeler may have said it best following a wild comeback against the No. 1 seed Champlin Park Rebels in the Section 5 4A championship. “It shows that March is really what matters,” Wheeler said. “It’s true March Madness.” An epic 72-67 overtime win by the Orioles over the Rebels before a packed crowd [...]

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Osseo resident is honored on Feb. 23 By Peter Bodley Contributing Writer   Benny Arechiga is not only a hero to his family, friends and the United States for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II, but also to the country of France. Arechiga, a life member of the Coon Rapids VFW [...]

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