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Rogers Lions Club recently designed, constructed and donated a picnic table for Don Bania, a Rogers resident who is a quadriplegic, paralyzed from his neck down, when hit by a hit and run drunk driver on Lake Street and James avenue in Minneapolis Aug. 10, 1970. The picnic table, designed and constructed by Lion Dennis [...]

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Senior housing meeting SEPT. 11 — Albertville Guardian Angels – Engel Haus information meeting is Thursday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m., at Albertville City Hall, 5959 Main Ave. Floor plans, décor, construction updates and much more. Apartment reservations will be taken. Come get the latest details and enjoy some kaffee and kuchen! Refreshments will be [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Theater and music departments at Rogers and Zimmerman are hoping for a Nov. 4 verdict that would give them auditoriums to perform in for the first time. “We appreciate what we have and what we’ve been able to do,” said Jon Palashewski, Zimmerman’s play director, “but I can [...]

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The 29th annual Coats for Kids collection drive begins Sept. 15. Pilgrim Cleaners sponsors the annual project, accepting new and gently used coats, then cleaning them and distributing to various local charities to help families in need stay warm this winter. Pilgrim Cleaners has set a goal of 10,000 coats. Coats will be collected until [...]

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Community market NOW THROUGH OCT. 17 – A community market will be open on Fridays between 3 and 7 p.m. at the Rockford Mall parking lot (inside in bad weather) through Oct. 17. Look for fresh farm produce, local products like honey and syrup, crafts, jewelry and a wide assortment of items. The fee for [...]

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Rocket science isn’t required to be a chamber of commerce president. But if it were, the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce has found just the candidate, because new president Donna J. (DJ) Hartley counts physics among her hobbies. “I like to study physics … string theory, the Higgs boson … I like to learn all [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   A “Connect Effect” program will be launched this fall in the community and schools in and around Rogers. Appearing at the Rogers City Council meeting, Dr. Leah Colby, optometrist at Eye West Vision Clinic and Optical in Rogers, said, “I am pretty passionate about giving back to the community. [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   A new way of promoting the city of Rogers to potential residents, developers and business owners was discussed at the Rogers City Council meeting. The National League of Cities offers a service to cities and towns that provides a voluntary, personalized promotional video program free of charge. The NLC [...]

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