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Congratulations to all of you who graduated from Princeton High School last Friday. This is a very special time. It marks the beginning of a new chapter in your life and opens a world of endless possibilities — possibilities that may overwhelm you at times. It’s completely normal to feel a littl...Read More
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A 12-year-old girl from Plymouth is half way to her goal of collecting a million gently used books for needy children. Already she and volunteers through their organization, Read Indeed, have collected 618,702 books. Maria Keller, a sixth grader at Orono Middle School, who loves to read, got the ide...Read More
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The popularity of professional sports, particularly football, ran rough shod over political forces that tried to stop building a third stadium in Minnesota. The $975 million stadium bill signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton proved once again that the politics and power of sports reign. This power pla...Read More
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Strong American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) posts and their auxiliaries are  valuable for enhancing  the  welfare of veterans, promoting patriotism  and enriching the lives in their local communities. In many communities, Legion and VFW Post headquarters are the centers where many l...Read More
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 Parents are convinced and research shows that students who participate in extra curricular activities do better in school and in life. That’s why seeing school boards increase fees for students to play sports, act, debate and sing is so frustrating to parents who are strapped to pay the fees. Gr...Read More
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There is a bill that if passed by the Minnesota Legislature would allow the public to use publicly-owned or managed shooting ranges, some in local police stations. It originated in the city of Plymouth where a firearms safety instructor wanted to use the police shooting range to teach firearms safet...Read More
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Hope for a Vikings’ stadium deal this legislative session waxed and waned last week, the result of irresolute or ornery legislators who seem to reflect the conflicted views of their constituents. But the rush to assemble a stadium funding package did expose a problem that deserves fixing, with or ...Read More
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