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Ames The Nowthen Lions is hosting a fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 12 at the First Baptist Church of St. Francis, 22940 St. Francis Blvd. for Dale and Rose Ann Ames, 42-year residents of Nowthen who lost their home to fire Dec. 19. There will be a silent auction from 3 to 7 p.m. with a spaghetti [...]

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Dale and Rose Ann Ames have a history of “being there” when a helping hand is needed in the community of Nowthen where they have lived for 42 years. After a Dec. 19 fire destroyed their home, the community has rallied to “be there” for them. The Nowthen Lions is hosting a fundraiser Saturday, Jan. [...]

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by Kelly Johnson Special to the Star News While they might not find their actions heroic, others do. “These two men are indeed heroes,” said Anoka County Sheriff James Stuart. Mark Poce and Michael Coolidge have received the Citizen Award of Honor from the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. The Nowthen residents were honored for their [...]

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by Kelly Johnson Special to the Star News While they might not find their actions heroic, others do. “These two men are indeed heroes,” said Anoka County Sheriff James Stuart. Mark Poce and Michael Coolidge received the Citizen Award of Honor from the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office Monday. The Nowthen residents were honored for their [...]

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Blaha Sandra Lorraine Blaha, age 63, of Nowthen, MN died on Friday, September 21, 2012 at JA Wedum Residential Hospice, Brooklyn Park, MN. Sandy was born November 22, 1948 in Pierre, South Dakota. She grew up on a ranch outside of Fort Pierre, SD, then moved to Wagner, SD where she graduated from high school [...]

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by Kelly Johnson Special to the Star News Step back in time at the Wapiti Historical Rendezvous this weekend in Nowthen. The living history event is a re-enactment of early 1800s life staged at the Nowthen Threshing Show grounds. It is set for Friday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Sept. 23. Hours Friday and Sunday are [...]

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Nowthen residents can gather together to celebrate Night to Unite at Nowthen Park. The Nowthen Lions are sponsoring a Night to Unite gathering Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the pavilion in the park. There will be a fire truck on display as well as a helicopter landing in Nowthen Park. Members [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Like a lot of aspiring musicians, Nick Hoffman dreamed of one day hearing a song he wrote and performed airing on the radio. The Nowthen native has also dreamed of having his own record for sale as he’s flipped through CDs at a Walmart store. After Tuesday of this week, this [...]

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