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  • Margaret K. Schroeder - 09.21.2017
    Margaret Kristheen Ramsey Schroeder passed away in her home on September 17, 2017 at the age of 87. A memorial service will be held at Calvary Memorial Church, 2420 Dunwoody Avenue, Navarre, MN, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Donations can be made in her memory to Calvary Memorial Church or to WeCANMN.org...> <>
  • Spartans drop home opener against Benilde-St.Margaret’s - 09.20.2017
    The Orono Spartans football team opened the home portion of the 2017 season with a hard fought 14-0 loss to the Benilde-St. Margaret’s Red Knights. In this very physical game, both defenses dominated most of the play with no points being scored in three of the four quarters. “I thought we did a good job...> <>
  • One man, one bike, one tent: One amazing adventure - 09.20.2017
    Excelsior adventurer shares stories of bike ride from Alaska to Mexico By Rachel M. Anderson Contributing Writer Are you fairly content, but at the same time have this nagging feeling that there is so much more that you haven‘t done? Do you ever feel that although you‘re healthy and breathing, you‘re not fully alive? Do...> <>
  • One man, one bike, one tent: One amazing adventure - 09.20.2017
    Excelsior adventurer shares stories of bike ride from Alaska to Mexico By Rachel M. Anderson Contributing Writer Are you fairly content, but at the same time have this nagging feeling that there is so much more that you haven‘t done? Do you ever feel that although you‘re healthy and breathing, you‘re not fully alive? Do...> <>
  • Margaret K. Schroeder - 09.19.2017
    Margaret Kristheen Ramsey Schroeder passed away in her home on September 17, 2017 at the age of 87. A memorial service will be held at Calvary Memorial Church, 2420 Dunwoody Avenue, Navarre, MN, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Donations can be made in her memory to Calvary Memorial Church or to WeCANMN.org...> <>
  • Spartan volleyball earns first win of season - 09.19.2017
    Orono volleyball hosted the Holy Family Fire for their second home match and first Wright County Conference match-up of the season on Sept. 7. The Spartans earned their first victory of the season, winning the match 3-1. A close win in the first set with a score of 26-24 was an indicator of the competitive...> <>
  • Spartan girls push through tough opponents - 09.19.2017
    Facing tougher competition, the Orono Spartans entered the week with three scheduled games in which two out of the three teams were ranked in the top-10 of the Class-A poll. In the end, they came away with two wins and a tie putting their current record at 5-0-2. After the first day of school, the...> <>
  • Thelma E. Gunderson - 09.18.2017
    Thelma E. Gunderson, age 99 of Spring Park, MN, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home at Minnetonka Shores. Funeral service Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church (5218 Bartlett Blvd.), Mound with Rev. Michael Michalk officiating; visitation one hour prior to the service at the church; interment...> <>
  • Column: Seeking an end to human trafficking - 09.18.2017
    By Rep. Erik Paulsen Guest Columnist Among the many important issues that are debated in Washington D.C., one of the most critical is the issue of human trafficking. Tragically, this detestable practice forces people – most often girls between the ages of 12 and 14 – into slavery and prostitution. Tens of thousands of trafficking...> <>
  • Data breach made public, Ridgeview says it exposed some email addresses - 09.17.2017
    By Staff Reports Ridgeview Medical Center has informed some members of Ridgeview Community Network that a security breach may have affected some of their protected health information, according to a press release from Ridgeview. According to the press release, affected members were notified on Sept. 8 that their email addresses had been exposed by Ridgeview...> <>