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The Rogers softball team cruised in their opener 9-0 over Chisago Lakes on Thursday in Lindstrom, led by Katelyn Kemmetmueller with a three-hit shutout and two RBI. Kemmetmueller, sophomore right-hander, struck out 10 and walked three. She was 2-for-4 with a double. Madi Anderson went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI in [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A Rogers woman has written a children’s book about autism. Barbara Paschke is the author of “I Am Nathan … I Have Autism,” which is about her grandson, Nathan. Autism affects one in 68 children in the United States, said Paschke, who spoke Tuesday at the Elk River Activity Center. [...]

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  The Rogers High School Theater Department’s musical “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” which opened Thursday evening, has two more performances, Saturday (tonight) at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rogers Middle School. The fun includes audience volunteers as participants in the spelling bee. Hope Murray, the director. Cast members include seniors [...]

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  “It’s time to get out the dictionaries!” So announces Hope Murray, referring to Rogers High School Theater Department’s upcoming musical “Twenty-fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The Tony-award winning play will be presented in four performances March 20-23 — Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. — at Rogers [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Work will start this fall on a project designed to reduce congestion on I-94 between Rogers and St. Michael. The project will cost $35 to $46 million. Bids are scheduled to be opened in May and construction is anticipated to be finished in the fall of 2015. Terry Humbert, assistant [...]

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Chris Donnay’s third season as Rogers wrestling coach brought by far the best results the Royal program has  ever had. His peers noticed, and voted him the Section 5AAA Coach of the Year honor. The Royals had their first winning season, 18-6, and seven state qualifiers this year. Donnay, a world history teacher, is a [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers Royals took  on St. Michael-Albertville three times this year. Even to win one of those three was a difficult proposition, it was suggested to Royal coach Karlee Anderson. “Yes, it is. He has a great program there and lots of talented girls,” said  Anderson about Knight coach [...]

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