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TOPS APRIL 17 — The Rockford chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Riverside Park building every Thursday evening with weigh-in starting at 5:30 and meeting from 7 to 8. For more information, call Geneva at 763-477-6584. Rockford Library  Knitting Night APRIL 17 –  There will be a knitting night on Thursday, [...]

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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing Writer   The Rogers City Council agreed to take the next step with plans to extend Rogers Drive to Brockton Lane and discussed ongoing negotiations with affected landowners. While the owners of the Kinghorn and Henry properties that the new road will run through are on board with the project, owners [...]

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Two Rogers High School hockey players (Class of 2010) are now seniors on the University of St. Thomas Women’s Hockey Team and recently played in the NCAA D3 Frozen Four in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Lauren Mumm and Andrea Bishop have been playing hockey together since they were 5 years old. They started in the Elk River [...]

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CROSS offers resources and opportunities for seniors in area communities. Clothes Closet: CROSS has a shopping area located in its facility in Rogers. Clothing is sold for .50 cents a pound. Also, picture frames, lamps, dishes, and other household items are available at CROSS. Food shelf: Serving all ages in the communities of Champlin (west), [...]

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Construction has commenced for the Hwy. 101 overpass that will lift the highway over County Rd. 144 in Rogers. The project will undergo three phases and is proposed for completion this fall, in one construction season. “We’re starting the first phase with temporary signals at James Road and County Rd. 144, and at County Rd. [...]

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Rogers Police are crediting a “humble hero” for pulling a woman out of a storm pond after she lost control of her vehicle on eastbound Interstate 94 Monday afternoon, April 14. Capt. Mike Miler was the first officer at the scene of eastbound I-94 just west of Veit Companies. “By the time I got there [...]

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Children’s book inspired by her grandson by Joni Astrup ELK RIVER STAR NEWS   A Rogers woman has written a children’s book about autism. Barbara Paschke is the author of “I Am Nathan … I Have Autism,” which is about her grandson, Nathan. Autism affects one in 68 children in the United States, said Paschke, [...]

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