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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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A deficient bridge in Nowthen will receive state bonding money to be reconstructed this summer. The Anoka County Board, on the recommendation of its Public Works Committee, has added the bridge on Old Viking Boulevard over the Ford Brook to its master list for bridge replacement, which makes the project eligible for the state bonding [...]

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Miller Virginia C. Miller, 74, of  Nowthen, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012. The funeral service was Monday, May 21 at the United Methodist Church of St. Francis. Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home of Anoka served the family. Mrs. Miller is survived by her sons, Bernie (Carolyn), Terry (Joni) and Craig; four brothers; a sister; seven grandchildren; five [...]

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by Kelly Johnson ECM Publishers Veterans were honored at a memorial celebration Sunday, May 20 in Nowthen. The event, held at Nowthen Alliance Church, recognized Nowthen veterans dating back to the Civil War through the present. It also featured a tribute to Marvin Thomazin, a Nowthen resident who earned accolades for his service but rarely [...]

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I am writing to express my disappointment in the way the Energy Expo was highlighted today at the Business and Energy Expo. My family and I typically attend and enjoy both the Business Expo and the Energy Expo each year. This year’s expo was good, but I had expected to see the Energy Expo portion [...]

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The Nowthen Historical Power Association (NHPA) has received approval for a revised conditional use permit (CUP). Nowthen City Council members unanimously approved the CUP request Feb. 14. A revised CUP is needed because the NHPA has acquired additional land for the Nowthen Threshing Show grounds. The NHPA has acquired eight acres of property formerly owned [...]

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by Kelly Johnson ECM Publishers Despite unseasonably warm weather, the third annual Nowthen Lions Club ice fishing contest went on as planned Feb. 4. Mike Cashman brought in the first fish of the day and also captured first place in the contest. More than 200 holes were drilled in East Twin Lake, similar to previous [...]

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