August 2005

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Aug

Titans to rely on leadership on football field

A year ago, the Tartan Titans came close to gaining a Classic Suburban Conference (CSC) championship. Tartan ended the season in third place at 6-2, behind the 7-0 Mahtomedi Zephyrs and the 7-1 South St. Paul Packers.

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Aug

Getting a jump on injuries



“It only takes a split second for a child to be seriously injured, but the effects of serious brain, spinal-cord or bone injuries can last a lifetime,” says Steven Koop, M.D., a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul.

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31
Aug

Wisconsin, the land of the weirdos

Writing a humor column in Wisconsin couldn't be any easier these days. I expend less effort than the Maytag repair man. It's like being a gold miner, only instead of chipping away at the walls of a dank shaft, I'm allowed to pick bars of bullion off the shelves at Fort Knox.

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31
Aug

Combating drugs across the county

Drug dealers and producers increasingly rely on sophisticated surveillance technology to protect themselves from law enforcement.

And the dealers are getting savvier too, as many adopt a less conspicuous appearance and tend to stay off the drugs when they deal them.

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31
Aug

Hill-Murray girls hope to outdistance the cross-country competition

Kelley Wakem has taken over the reins of the Hill-Murray Pioneers girls cross-country fortunes this fall.

Her task of orienting the athletes who are out for the team, has been made easier by the return of several veterans to the squad.

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31
Aug

North boys soccer looking at improved offense to step up

It won’t be easy, but the North Polars boys soccer forces will attempt to move up from the 0-11 Classic Suburban Conference (CSC) and overall 0-16 marks they posted a year ago.

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31
Aug

North football opens season with record numbers

Fifth year North football head coach Jim Honsa has got to feel a little optimistic as the football season heads toward its home opener Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. against the South St. Paul Packers.

Greeting the Polars coaching staff on opening day of practice were some 150 athletes.

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31
Aug

Pioneers looking to revamp football forces



The Hill-Murray Pioneers will be looking toward a number of improvements as they ready themselves for the upcoming football season.

They will get an early test of their prowess in the opener at Mahtomedi, 7 p.m. on Sept. 2.

Wed
31
Aug

Libraries closed for Labor Day



Washington County Library branches will be closed Sunday and Monday, Sept. 4 and 5, in observance of Labor Day. For library hours, please visit the county Web site at www.co. washington.mn.us/library or call 275-8525.

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31
Aug

Phillips making adjustment to suburbia

Admittedly, for someone who graduated with a class of 50, the size and scale of a first-ring suburban school district can be a little daunting.

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