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Thursday Aug 14 | Chisago County Press

Duncan, Rollins win in Primary

The turnout for Tuesday's primary election was in the double digits in all but a couple of precincts in Chisago County's 23 polling places, which ranks this week's turnout for a local primary fairly strong.

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Related Topix: Shafer, MN, Center City, MN

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

Thursday Aug 14 | Chisago County Press

Solar power gaining ground as a shared community effort

Ed Eichten stands beside solar array electric panels, with the existing solar array installation visible behind him.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Center City, MN, Wright, MN, Rockford, MN

Thursday Aug 14 | Chisago County Press

Motions to bond for roads die; jail vote 'illegal'

The Board was asked by Commissioner Mike Robinson to float a $2 million road paving bond and his motion got no second.

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Related Topix: Prison, Center City, MN

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Chisago County Press

County Parks Director hurt when aircraft crashes at Rush City

Chisago County's Parks Director Laird Mork, was hurt when his "ultra-light" plane crashed at Rush City Municipal Airport, Saturday August 9. Authorities were advised the aircraft lifted off about 7 p.m. and then the pilot appeared to lose control and the plane made "a hard landing causing landing gear to collapse," the sheriff's investigators ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rush City, MN, Air Accidents, Harris, MN, Wyoming, MN

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Star Tribune

Small aircraft's 'hard landing' in Rush City damages plane, puts pilot in hospital

A department head in Chisago County cracked up his experimental aircraft during a "hard landing" soon after departing the Rush City Municipal Airport, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Rush City, MN

Chisago County Press

Third degree murder charges filed in 19-year-old's sudden death

A Shafer area woman is facing charges for allegedly providing a local 19-year-old with illegal methadone that reportedly caused his death earlier this summer.

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Related Topix: Shafer, MN, Chisago City, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Star Tribune

Man swims across St. Croix but dies trying to make it back to Minn.

A man who swam across the St. Croix River north of the Twin Cities didn't make it on his return effort Saturday and drowned, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Rush City, MN

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Chisago County Press

Chamber of Commerce thanks the volunteers

The Chisago Lakes Triathlon was once again a great success. This could never happen if we didn't have so many wonderful volunteers stepping forward to help out.

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Related Topix: Chisago City, MN, Shafer, MN

Chisago County Press

Local officials to submit solar site permit issues via MNa SPUCa SSurvey

The MN Public Utilities Commission has decided not to form a "Task Force" to review the application from Aurora Distributed Solar LLC for a site permit that includes solar farm sites in Chisago County.

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Related Topix: Scandia, MN, Taylors Falls, MN, Aurora, MN, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Aug 05, 2014

TwinCities

Defense seeks dismissal or move for Jelinek murder case

The defense for a man accused of supplying a fatal dose of drugs to an Oakdale woman is asking the court to dismiss the charges and/or move the case to another court.

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Related Topix: Center City, MN

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Chisago County Press

Senior dining; councils asked to support meals availability

The Taylors Falls, Chisago City, Wyoming, Lindstrom and Center City councils have all taken action endorsing a letter distributed by Chisago County administration, collecting local support calling on the Council on Aging to fund a new congregate dining site for residents in and around the south half of Chisago County.

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Related Topix: Taylors Falls, MN, Lindstrom, MN, Center City, MN, Chisago City, MN, Cambridge, MN

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS Local

State Patrol: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Chisago County Rollover

One person was killed and another was hurt in a rollover crash in Chisago County Tuesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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Related Topix: North Branch, MN, Stacy, MN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Chisago County Press

this story a-o

The Moody round barn, a Lofton Avenue historic site and park, admired and revered far beyond the township and county borders is the only erect round barn in Chisago County.

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Chisago County Press

Shafer City Council handles city business

Shafer City Council met July 15 for a regular meeting. Council member Jesse Keeney was absent due to prior comittments.

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Related Topix: Shafer, MN, Fire

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