Otsego

Skyler Hecker, of Otsego, is eager to “make the sacrifices needed” to serve a two-year, full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The influence of the church has made such an impact on him that he “wants to give other people the chance to have such experiences.” He has been assigned [...]

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 Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing writer The Otsego City Council helped ease the minds of several homeowners before approving assessments for a project to overhaul LaBeaux Avenue between 75th and 80th Streets. The project will pave the gravel road, replace driveway culverts and regrade the ditch to improve drainage and prevent frost boils, which have made the [...]

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Owen Peter and Katie Owen of Big Lake announce the birth of their son, Nicholas John, Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Mercy Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. Nicholas has a big sister Grace, 17 months. Grandparents are John and Judy Stewart of Otsego, Terry Owen of Otsego and [...]

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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing writer Dozens of young soccer players finally got to use their hands when they helped dig the first shovelfuls of dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony for three new soccer fields in Otsego. “It was awesome,” said Otsego Mayor Jessica Stockamp of the groundbreaking event. “The grading is done. The whole thing [...]

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by Dawn Fedderson-Poindexter Contributing writer The Otsego City Council learned that the cold spring has driven up the price of contractor labor as they received higher-than-expected quotes on two residential street projects at their June 10 meeting. “Because of the cold spring, everyone is behind,” Otsego City Engineer Ron Wagner said. “Last year, everyone had [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Vietnam veterans gathered in Otsego on Thursday to receive a “welcome home” and “thank you” for their service to their country that many never got. For many veterans of the Vietnam war, this was the first time any such official appreciation has been given for their service. The event was [...]

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Dehn Lowell Herbert Dehn, age  84, of Otsego passed away on May 29th.  Lifelong resident and dairy farmer of Rogers, MN. He was born on August 18, 1928, on the family farm.  Son of Andrew and Mary Dehn. He was the 5th of six children. Lowell helped run the farm with his mother at the age [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Christ Church in Otsego is focused on breaking down barriers. And they did just that, literally, when they took their hands and their own heavy machinery to turn some of their unused land behind Super Target into a community garden and path system for anyone to enjoy. “Our plan is to [...]

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