Minnesota

Jerda A. Klund, age 103, of North Branch, died on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Ecumen North Branch. Jerda was born on June 27, 1909 at Fargo, North Dakota to parents, Edward and Alma (Anderson) Hallberg.  She attended Fairmount, North Dakota schools where she graduated. She married Malcolm Klund in 1928 at Duluth, Minnesota.  She [...]

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Warren and Mary Ann Johnson honored by 2012 Century Farm recognition By Jon Tatting For 134 years, a certain farm in Harris has withstood the test of time and is now being rewarded for it. The farm, owned by Warren H. and Mary Ann Johnson, is among the 144 Minnesota farms being recognized this summer [...]

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By Jon Tatting Rush City’s newest business, Dollar General, held a soft opening for customers and members of the curious public on Wednesday, July 4. A formal opening is expected soon at the store, located just east of Holiday Stationstore near Interstate 35. The inventory at Dollar General includes a little bit of everything, such [...]

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Looking for unique experiences for your children this summer that are close to home and will not break your budget? Swedish Language and Culture Camp will be held Aug. 13-17 from 9:30 to noon at the West Riverside School in Cambridge. Campers, ages 5-13 (must have completed kindergarten), will have lessons in Swedish language and culture [...]

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- Anglers and lakes 1.4 million licensed anglers. 2 million people fish. Minnesota has 11,842 lakes, 5,400 of which are managed by DNR fisheries. Participation and the economy Fishing contributes $4.7 billion to the state’s economy Minnesota ranks fourth among states with the highest number of anglers. The top three states are Florida, Texas and California. [...]

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By Sen. Al Franken— We just marked the end of 2011 – a year lots of people are more than happy to put behind them. There is no doubt that 2012 is going to be tough, but as we go forward I think there are reasons to be optimistic, especially in Minnesota. That’s why I’ve [...]

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