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• Lots of action at  the first meeting of the year for Otsego by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Otsego City Council completed many actions at its first meeting of the year Jan. 12 and started by recognizing a group of volunteers from the school-based Compass transition program for 18- to ...Read More
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(Editor’s note: The following story is based on an account written by LuAnn (Weber) Greninger of Otsego.) Forty years ago this month, a snowstorm disrupted the wedding plans of LuAnn Weber, of St. Michael, and Gary Greninger, of Otsego. The bad weather forced them to reschedule their wedding not o...Read More
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• Couple who had three children in four years amazed at how close their kids became by Jim Boyle Editor Steve and Cindy Nyquist of Zimmerman had three kids in four years after they got married. They prayed for their children to be close, and God blessed them abundantly with their son Andrew and d...Read More
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• Peaceful protests changed America by Jim Boyle Editor For the students in Sue Malecek’s English as a second language class this past Tuesday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has passed without much fanfare in years past. The classroom in which they work on their communication skills will sit idle ...Read More
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• People of color say community has been mostly welcoming by Jim Boyle Editor Luis Rodriges-White has been in Elk River nearly a year now. He says he likes it. He came to the United States from Mexico, and people have welcomed him. Twenty years ago when he went to Canada to live with a family [.....Read More
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The fifth annual Shiver Plunge Elk River has a new option for supporters of the event. Those who are unable — or unwilling — to jump into icy cold water to raise money for your favorite nonprofit, can register to “Duck the Plunge.” Those that do this will get a little rubber duck to be [...]...Read More
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• Walter excited to work on implementing the fruits of bond and levy referendums by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Tony Walter has begun a second term on the Elk River Area School Board after winning re-election last November to close a race where he was officially unopposed. Working for, or in...Read More
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