A Maple Grove resident was arrested April 3 in Breckenridge, Minn., after an undercover police sting. German Raymundo Rojas Jr., 25, was charged with felony solicitation of a child to engage in sexual conduct. He is accused of soliciting someone he thought was a child to engage in sexual conduct. According to reports, an undercover [...]

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The Dist. 877 Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School board heard that the district and teachers agreed to a new two-year contract. Director of Human Resouces Moreen Martell reported that the district and teachers agreed to the terms of a contract for 2013-15 school years. Martell said, “How many districts can say they look forward to negotiation sessions, and [...]

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The Maple Grove City Council considered the Grove Health West project during its meeting Monday, April 7.  The council also heard a request for an addition to Redeemer Lutheran Church. Here are some of the meeting’s highlights.   GROVE HEALTH WEST City Planner Peter Vickerman presented the council with the Grove Health West project, a [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   The STMA girls track team dominated the quad meet held at the STMA activity center between itself, St. Francis, Chisago Lakes and Rogers. A pair of state participants from a year ago, just removed from a state appearance in basketball, made their respective debuts in this meet. [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   The Knights boys track team enjoyed another solid outing in an indoor quad meet hosted by STMA in the activity center. STMA won the meet with a final score of 95.50 points. St. Francis finished a distant second with 53 points, Chisago Lakes was third with 38.50 [...]

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After going 14-6 in 2013, the STMA boys tennis team is looking for another strong season with 9 returning letter winners. The Knights will be led by their 2 senior captains:  #1 singles player Denver Robak a 4 year letter winner, who was 13-5 at #1 singles and  #1  doubles player & 3 year letter [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The defending state champion Elk River Elks are not the only softball team in District 728 anticipating a strong 2014 season. The Elks return all but two starters from the unranked team that captured the Class 3A title last June. Unlike the Elks 2009 state champion team [...]

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