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 The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is issuing an urgent warning to businesses and consumers about a scam claiming that President Obama will pay their utility bills through a new federal program. This bogus offer has been popping up nationwide and is now making its way into Minnesota and North Dakota. [...]

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By Jerry Vitalis, Chisago County Master Gardener Donna Tatting is a Chisago County Master Gardener who has much to do with the success of our weekly articles. Donna mentioned that she would like to write about something other than all the problems in the garden so her next article will focus on more of the [...]

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Next time you’re out cutting the grass, pay attention to where the grass clippings are going.  It’s true that grass clippings are a natural fertilizer when left on the lawn.  In fact, returning clippings to the lawn surface for one full summer is equivalent to one application of store-bought fertilizer. However, the same clippings can [...]

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By Jerry Vitalis, Chisago County Master Gardener Now that the plant distribution has been completed,  gardeners are finishing up planting the plants they ordered.  Once again blueberries are our most popular item.  A side benefit to blueberries is because they come potted, they don’t need to be planted immediately.  In fact, some are still getting [...]

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By Jon Tatting With a combined 27 years of experience in the automotive trade, Brian Rickard and Corey Glenna have opened up shop in North Branch. B & C Automotive, 6395 382nd St., offers standard repair yet specializes in diesel from routine maintenance to the performance side. Customers can expect lift kits along with performance [...]

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The Falls Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome the brand new “Dalles Bakery and Coffee House” to the Chamber and downtown St. Croix Falls. In conjunction with their Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, June 9, the Chamber will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited to stop in for a [...]

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