Archive | May 20, 2011
by Jim Boyle Editor After 18 months of relative obscurity running out Westwood Elementary School, The Crossing Church’s Zimmerman campus has moved into its newest permanent facility in the former Lane’s grocery store. The church will host its first Sunday church service May 22. Most of the 150 p...Read More
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Great River Area Faith in Action launched “Pennies for People,”  a campaign to raise $20,000 to meet a growing need for help to people in the community. Approximately 200 jars with the “Pennies for People” label are being placed in businesses and churches throughout Sherburne, Wright and St...Read More
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Otsego City Council members approved two capital equipment purchases at the May 9 city council meeting. The first item approved was for a 2007 Elgin Pelican street sweeper listed at $82,000. However, the city was able to trade in a 2006 model to bring the actual price down to $77,484. Council member...Read More
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Otsego residents have an opportunity to get involved in their city’s direction. Three commission positions are presently open. Two are on Otsego’s Parks and Recreation Commission, while the other is on the city’s Heritage Preservation Commission. Those interested in applying for either commiss...Read More
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Prairie Park in Otsego could get enlarged if the city and resident Randall Begin can agree on a deal. Otsego would like to purchase 5.9 acres of Begin’s property, which sits across the street from Prairie Park, facing 90th Street. The city already owns 30 acres adjacent to Begin’s land. The accu...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Members of Jet Stream Aquatic Racing will hold a swimathon starting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 23 at their home pool at VandenBerge Middle School in Elk River. Club swimmers will be challenged to swim 200 lengths, the equivalent of three miles. They are getting pledges ahead of tim...Read More
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Elk River High School’s DECA program had some of its finest hours at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Fla. recently. During the business and marketing experience, the participants learned leadership skills, participated in teamwork exercises, and completed a servi...Read More
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Noah Schmidt knocked home the game-winner as the Rogers Royals tipped Cambridge-Isanti 9-8 in nine innings at home on Monday. The Royals overcame an early 5-0 deficit, took an 8-6 lead, gave up two runs in the seventh to send it to extra innings, and prevailed in the ninth when Chad Miller beat out ...Read More
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McCabe Buege of Rogers, top-ranked high school golfer in the state, shot a career-best 64, eight under par, on Thursday at St. Cloud Country Club, leading the Royals to victory in the St. Cloud Invitational. Coach Dan Bursheim reports that Buege  had four birdies and an eagle (on 9) for a 30 on the...Read More
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