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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor When Kelsey Van Ordstrand went to Cuba two years ago, she said it was like stepping back in time. There were no McDonald’s restaurants and no Starbucks coffee shops. Old American cars from the 1950s — known as Yank Tanks — were common sights on the streets. The ...Read More
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• Tour of plant given by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Minnesota Medical Solutions CEO Kyle Kingsley, M.D., stood among thousands of marijuana plants during a May 5 media tour of the company’s remote-Otsego greenhouse. “It’s amazing to have the opportunity to serve patients,” he said...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Spectrum High School 2015 prom lived up to its moonlight paradise theme May 2 with warm temperatures, clear skies and a nearly full moon for a paddleboat ride on the Mississippi River. Spectrum began prom festivities with the grand march at school beginning ...Read More
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• Ice cream parlor will offer 16 flavors when it opens up later this month by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer After the May 4 Zimmerman City Council meeting, non-agenda discussion revealed the news that owner-operator Cathy Santa Lucia confirms: Her Princeton-based ice-cream business will expa...Read More
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Great River Family Promise is turning 2 years old. The homeless outreach is holding a birthday celebration May 16 and a plant sale at the program’s day center, 1215 Fourth St. NW, Elk River. Great River Family Promise partners with area churches to provide a response to homeless in the community. ...Read More
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The Three Rivers Community Foundation is accepting applications for the 2015 grants round. The deadline for completed applications is July 24. Applications are available online at www.trcommunityfoundation.org/ Grant applications must show how an organization will improve the quality of life and str...Read More
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