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by Joni Astrup Associate editor They rise early to bake up a storm, and by afternoon the women from Laestadian Lutheran Church of Elk River are ready to hit the local farmers markets. They will be selling their fresh baked goods, including a popular Finnish coffee bread called pulla, at the Nowthen ...Read More
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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Last year, Mark Claessens’ investment partner purchased a property on Nowthen Boulevard. Claessens, Elk River, is a realtor and no stranger to home improvements. He offered to help gussy up the place before it hit the market. So last fall, he found himself in No...Read More
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The Land of Lakes Choirboys will be featured at the city of Nowthen’s annual Memorial Day ceremony. The event begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at Nowthen Alliance Church, 19653 Nowthen Boulevard, Nowthen.  ...Read More
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Ice fishing enthusiasts will take to East Twin Lake Saturday, Feb. 2 for the annual Nowthen Lions Club ice fishing contest. The fourth annual event begins with registration at 9 a.m., with the contest beginning at 11 a.m. There are prizes for the three largest fish caught, with $250 for first, $100 ...Read More
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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 [...]...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 No...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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 hi...Read More
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