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Community center intends to be a good neighbor BY MIKE HANKS • SUN NEWSPAPERS

At the Kids Fishing Fair At left, Peyton Baumgartner of Bloomington watches intently as she awaits a bite during the Bloomington Kids Fishing Fair at West Bush Lake Park June 4. The annual fishing contest featured prizes and trophies for children catching the largest fish in several categories. Above, Ben Schmidt receives a trophy and tackle box for catching the largest sunfish of the morning, measuring in at 8 inches. (Photos by Mike Hanks • Sun Newspapers)

When the former elementary and Lutheran high school building on Park Avenue became available in 2009, it wasn’t immediately embraced as the potential location for a community center by the leadership of Dar Al-Farooq of Minneapolis. The Muslim group was looking for a community center that would meet needs not being met at 983 17th Ave. S.E., and the former school building seemed like the answer Hyder Aziz was looking for. He proposed the Park Avenue site to Dar Al-Farooq leaders in 2009. “They rejected it,” he said. The location was deemed too far removed from the area they were serving. As acting executive director of Dar AlFarooq, Aziz pitched the idea again last year as the vacant school awaited a new tenant. The former school building, with its gymnasium and its shared athletic fields in adjoining Smith Park, was very appealing for the youth and school programs Dar Al-Farooq had planned as part of a new community center. Dar Al-Farooq leaders took another look at the location and its amenities last year. “Together we decided perhaps this is worth a try,” Aziz said. Last month the Bloomington City Council approved the organization’s plans for a youth and family center at the former school building. The building is intended to serve the Muslim CENTER: TO PAGE 25

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Good times, bad times, Jefferson seniors had their share What ever the future holds, ‘We’re ready for it’ BY MIKE HANKS • SUN NEWSPAPERS There’s nothing like the thrill of winning a state high school football championship during your senior season. Unfortunately for Bloomington Jefferson senior Dan Grady and his teammates, the 2010 football season deviated about as far from that script as possible. The Jaguar team was winless during its 2010 campaign. There were no thrills of victory during his senior year, but Grady will long remember an important facet to his senior season of high school football, the camaraderie and commitment the team shared as the losses accumulated. Of particular significance was the final defeat of 2010, a playoff loss to Eastview. After losing 12-0, several seniors sat together in the locker room for their final time as Jefferson football players. For many, it wasn’t just the last game of their high school career; it was the last competitive football game they would play. Through the struggles of a 0-8 sea-

orful, sometimes ill-fitting shorts proson the seniors appreciated the successvided a good laugh and a memory that es and failures high school football had she’ll carry with her long after the agogiven them. Many were reluctant to let nies of defeat are vague and distant. go, even after a winless season. “We didMemories of insignificant and consen’t want to take our pads off,” Grady quential events at said. Jefferson High School Success in life is don’t translate to a often measured by diploma, but they have awards, victories or paychecks. In high What: Jefferson class of 2011 com- been part of the education for the class of 2011. school success is meas- mencement They didn’t lose a ured by wins, confer- When: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9 ence titles and state Where: Minneapolis Convention classmate three years ago, but Jefferson sentournament berths. But Center, 1301 2nd Ave. S. iors remember the Grady’s memory of that Info: 952-806-7600 solemn atmosphere final football loss may around their school, be just as important when they were freshmen. Senior Nick years down the road. “Your experiences Fix died in April 2008 following a motorare what you make them,” he said. cycle accident. Senior Mia Vacanti His are among many memories remembers vividly a memorial students Jefferson seniors will carry with them created outside the high school, and stuyears after they graduate. Corinne dents gathering around it in prayer. She O’Donnell will never forget the rather also remembers the unusual silence in colorful, hilarious displays members of the hallways of Jefferson in the days the boys track team provided during that followed. Wednesday training runs. One of the The end of their time at Jefferson is team members borrowed a pair of her an “incredibly sweet, slightly bitter feelblaze orange shorts one week for a ing,” according to senior Justin Sengly. “short shorts Wednesday” run. After spending years together, Watching team members running in col-

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Jefferson FROM PREVIOUS PAGE State is sure to provide “lots of opportunity to meet new people,” he said. He plans to study athletic training and kinesiology, and going to Ohio State will allow hit to “start a new chapter of my life, on my own.” O’Donnell has a similar fish-out-ofwater tale from her Jefferson years. Attending Jefferson meant meeting many new students, during her sophomore year. Her family moved from Pulaski, Wis., to Bloomington when her father landed a new job. Moving from outside Green Bay to Minnesota as a sophomore was hard. “People had their friend groups, it was hard to make friends,” she said. She persevered, however, and plans to study biology at Ohio State, with plans to eventually study medicine. She’ll be a fish out of water, again, but she won’t be alone. Her older sister, who lives in Columbus, Ohio, is her best friend, she noted. They spent four years together at Jefferson, but “it has gone by so fast,” Vacanti said. Whatever the future holds, it won’t be what they’ve shared for four years, she noted. But, “We’re ready for it.” KAREL SMITH 612-986-3704

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Fulfilling a 67-year-old promise A faculty member from the Minnesota School of Business in Richfield is producing a documentary of a 67-year-old World War II promise. Adjunct instructor and independent filmmaker Troy Antoine LaFaye is preparing to follow a Minnesota World War II veteran as he returns to France to fulfill a promise he made 67 years ago. Along with Lino Lakes author Lee Burtman, LaFaye is working on a documentary entitled, “As Promised – Return to Fénétrange,” which is based on Burtman’s book, “Fighting for Delphine,” the memoir of 86-year-old World War II veteran, Ken Krueger of Blaine. As with most independent films, there is no backing from a studio, network or distributor, LaFaye and Burtman need raise the funds to produce and promote

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but not before he promised his fiancée he would return as soon as he could. He would never fulfill that promise – until now – to add a final chapter to his memoir, which will begin with the words “I came back.” The estimated completion date of the project is mid-2012. LaFaye will also employ some of his students from the Digital Video and Media Program at Minnesota School of Business in Richfield on the project. A promotional video shot and edited by Minnesota School of Business students David Crowley and Mitch Heil can be found on the project’s wbsite. For additional information, a promotional video and more on the film, visit website at aspromised.net.

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Public Health Pathways: BY MAIA SEITZ • GUEST COLUMNIST Obesity has become the norm for many Americans and the root of many chronic health concerns. A majority of adults are now overweight or obese feeding chronic diseases, which by some estimates, account for 75 percent of healthcare spending in the U.S. The 2010 Hennepin County Survey of the Health of All the Population and the Environment (SHAPE) showed that about 20 percent of Hennepin County adults were obese (with another 33 percent overweight). That rate is as high as it was in the 2006 survey and notably higher than the rate in 1998 (14 percent) and 2002 (17 percent). While obesity is a result of many factors, doing something about it frequently starts with the way we eat. Reaching adults where they often spend the majority of their time – at work – can help.

Worksites get onboard The Hennepin County Food@Work initiative, funded through the Statewide Health

Improvement Program (SHIP), has many worksite partners striving to improve food choices for their employees. Working with a registered dietitian, employers identify food choices that are currently available to employees. For example, supplying healthier items in vending machines, cafeterias or at catered events and strategizing ways to offer healthier options. A big proponent of the Food@Work concept is Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) in Maple Grove. Since starting from scratch in promoting healthier foods more than four years ago, the survey and assessment company’s “Healthy Measures” employee wellness program has used two cafeteria audits to help shape its menu with competitively priced, healthier choices. It also includes low-calorie entrees every day with healthier ingredients like wholewheat crust for popular items like pizza and reduced portion sizes or not having unhealthy foods. “We got rid of our trough of ice cream cones and many other unhealthy items,” said Jenny Kahler, DRC’s health

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and wellness coordinator. “Employees weren’t very happy with me for a couple of weeks, but they soon forgot about it. Our prices are reasonable so people are willing to try new things. A lot of our marketing is word-of-mouth. We also market things such as our fish tacos, pointing out how they are healthier than those of popular retailers.” It also helps to have a champion and promoter of the healthier nutrition, she said. The cafeteria manager, Tracy Ferrero, not only is open to introducing new things, but also is someone who has lost more than 175 pounds. She puts a good face on healthy eating as she promotes these items to employees in the cafeteria line. “We’re also working on doing take-home dinners,” Kahler said. “If we have a healthy entrée for lunch, employees can put in an order for more servings to bring home to their family.” Like other Food@Work partners, DRC also has an onsite farmers market, offered every Friday in the summer through a partnership with a Community Sponsored

Agriculture organization. It also added an all-healthy vending machine with options like protein bars, gluten-free offerings and sparkling water, which are based on strict standards set for vending in schools. “We didn’t even have time to conduct taste tests before the machine started running out of items ahead of schedule,” Kahler said. With sustained funding, SHIP initiatives such Food@Work could move as much as an additional 10 percent of the adult population into a normal weight category by 2015. Combined with reductions in tobacco use, cost savings through a reduction in obesity risk factors could result in projected savings of as much as $1.9 billion in Minnesota by 2015. If your organization is looking for ideas on how to join in these efforts, see our Hennepin County SHIP website at hennepin.us/ship for more information. Seitz is the Community Health Specialist for Hennepin County Public Health and Human Services.

Summer programs keep kids, teens reading BY JOHANNAH GENETT GUEST COLUMNIST Children and teens can lose academic skills over the summer months if they do not engage in learning activities Fortunately for them and their parents, Hennepin County librarians have brainstormed lots of fun and creative ways to help them maintain essential academic skills over the three-month break

from school. The “Bookawocky: A Celebration of Reading” programs will help prevent kids’ and teens’ summer brain drain. Our summer reading philosophy is to “nourish minds, transform lives and build community by encouraging the love of reading, the joy of learning, and engagement with the arts, sciences, and humanities.” Creative thinking may be

required to motivate some kids and teens to pick up a book in the carefree summertime. “Bookawocky” programs are great reading motivators. Early grade-schoolers through high-schoolers can have a fun and engaging reading experience by participating in book clubs. “Guys Read,” “Daughter-Mother,” “Girls Only” and many other summer book clubs are popular. Be sure to check our web-

site or call your library to see if advance registration is required. “Read. Write. Draw” will get grade-school-age kids excited about reading by asking them to write a review or draw a picture of a book that they read. Stop by any Hennepin County Library location to pick up an entry form, then return the filledout form to the library. Kids LIBRARY: TO PAGE 27

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Utah woman arrested on cocaine charge BY MIKE HANKS • SUN NEWSPAPERS A 33-year-old Salt Lake City woman faces one felony count after 114 grams of cocaine were found inside her vehicle while it was parked at a Bloomington motel. Bloomington police responded to a tip May 20, leading them to LaQuinta Inn, 7815 Nicollet Ave. S. After making contact with the suspect in one of the motel rooms, the woman consented to a search of her vehicle in the parking lot, giving officers the keys to the vehicle, according to the complaint filed in Hennepin County District Court. A search of the vehicle by a police K9 indicated there were narcotics in the vehicle. Investigators found the narcotics, identified through a field test as cocaine, hidden inside a compartment of the vehicle that the suspect said she did not know how to open. The compartment was behind the rear seat of the sedan, designed to conceal its contents from a routine search. Such compartments are found occasionally in vehicles used for narcotics transportation, according to Bloomington Police Commander Mark Stehlik. The woman said that she was paid $300

to $500 per week to have the car registered in her name, was aware that the vehicle is being used to distribute narcotics and had driven a man around the Twin Cities the previous day for distribution purposes, according to the complaint. She was charged May 23 with one firstdegree felony count of sale of a controlled substance. If convicted she faces up to 30 years in prison and a fine of $300,000 to $1 million. The woman’s fingerprints were identical to those of a 31-year-old woman with a different name, who has an active, nonextraditable warrant in Oregon for identity theft, according to the complaint.

Office burglaries Four suites inside a Penn Avenue office building were burglarized during Memorial Day weekend. The burglaries were discovered 8 a.m. May 31. Red marks on door handles to the suites suggested that a fire extinguisher may have been used to damage the locking door handles of offices at 8100 Penn Ave. S., according to Stehlik. A laptop and briefcase were missing COPS: TO NEXT PAGE

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Woman arrested after stabbing at Bloomington library BY MIKE HANKS • SUN NEWSPAPERS A 35-year-old Bloomington woman was arrested last week after a report she stabbed another woman in the entryway of a Bloomington library. It is unclear what the woman used to stab at the victim and a library security officer, but there was no indication she had any type of knife, according to Bloomington Police Commander Mark Stehlik. It is thought the woman used a pen or pencil when stabbing the back of the woman entering the library and the stomach of the security officer who confronted her outside the library, Stehlik explained. Both victims had puncture wounds as a result of the incident, he noted. Bloomington police were called to Oxboro Library, 8801 Portland Ave. S., about 5:30 p.m. June 1. The

female victim said that as she was entering the library she heard a woman behind her, speaking in a foreign language. As the victim was about to pass through the second set of entrance doors she felt a sharp pain in her back. She yelled, “what are you doing” at the suspect, who turned around and exited the building, Stehlik said. A witness heard the victim, a 44-year-old Bloomington woman, yell as she was entering the library and saw that she was bleeding. A library security officer inside the building went outside to locate the suspect, who he recognized as a woman library staff members have had contact with previously. The security officer confronted her on the east side of the building. The suspect made a stabbing motion at the security officer, stabbing him in the stomach through his uniform shirt, Stehlik explained.

A fire extinguisher had been found sitting on a hallway floor inside the building prior to the burglary reports, according to building management.

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Two 18-year-old men face possible firstdegree burglary charges after they were reported stealing bicycles from a Bloomington garage.

When the officer pulled out a baton to defend himself the suspect left the library property, walking to an apartment building immediately north, Stehlik said. Police responding to the incident found several people gathered outside the library, including the suspect’s child, Stehlik noted. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Bloomington Police Department for booking. She was uncooperative with the officer conducting the booking procedure, repeatedly getting up from a chair and walking around the room. She grabbed at the officer’s empty gun holster and Taser gun before being restrained by police, Stehlik said. The suspect was charged June 3 with two felony counts of assault in the second degree. Each count carries a penalty of up to seven years in prison and a fine of up to $14,000.

The men – of Bloomington and Eden Prairie – were reported to have entered an open garage on the 10400 block of Nesbitt Avenue South during the afternoon of May 31. A neighbor saw the men ride off on bicycles after entering the garage and called police, Stehlik said. The men were located at an apartment building near the intersection of West 106th Street and Brunswick Road. The wit-

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The Cremation Society of Minnesota is Minnesota’s largest provider of cremation services. Society members come from all social, religious, and economic backgrounds, finding unity in their mutual attraction of the simplicity of the cremation rite. They choose to dispense with costly and unnecessary pomp associated with conventional funerals, and commit themselves and their families to this dignified disposition at the time of death.

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Many in harmony: Great Northern Union Chorus expands on the Barbershop quartet Most people have heard of a Barbershop Quartet — four men singing with out an accompaniment of instruments — but what about a Barbershop Chorus? Alive and singing with emotion, the Great Northern Union Chorus is setting a new standard for Barbershop music. The Barbershop Harmony Society calls Barbershop music the original “Glee” for guys. Great Northern Union, a member group of the Barbershop Harmony Society, was formed 25 years ago with the purpose of delivering highoctane harmony, outrageous

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in 21 competitions and, out of 800 choirs worldwide, never finished lower than ninth place, with a third-place finish in last year’s International Convention. The choir has produced six CDs, two of which have been recognized and received nominations by the Contemporary A cappella Recording Awards under the categories of best Barbershop Song, “It's a Grand Night for Singing,” best Barbershop Album, “It's a Grand Night for Singing,” best Religious Album, “Bound for Glory,” and best Religious Song, “Bound for Glory.” While devoted to Barbershop, Great Northern Union’s repertoire consists of

amounts of fun, while competing at a very high level, according to member and Membership Director Ken Slinde. Every Thursday night for four hours the choir practices their songs and their elaborate routines at United Methodist Church of Peace in Richfield. The group is preparing for the international competition of the year in Kansas City, Mo., July 3-10, at the Barbershop Harmony Society 2011 International Convention. Led by Music Director Peter Benson, Great Northern Union has over 90 members traveling from all over the state of Minnesota and from as far as Iowa and Wisconsin to sing. Since its conception, Great Northern Union has contended

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Every Thursday, the dedicated Barbershop-style men’s choir, Great Northern Union Chorus, practices at United Methodist Church of Peace in Richfield. (Photo by Billie Jo Rassat • Sun Newspapers)

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Chorus FROM PREVIOUS PAGE gospel, pop and classical arrangements, according to Slinde. Apart from the competitions and tours, “Great Northern Union is on a mission to involve an increasing number of young men in this art form,” Slinde said. For the last six years, in the spring, the chorus hosts a collaborative concert with an area college or university. The choir has worked with Luther College, St. Olaf University, St. Johns University, Iowa State University and the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. “This summer marks our second year forming a Summer Collegiate Choir with participants from at least 13 colleges as well as some middle schools and high schools,” Slinde said. The Summer Collegiate

Choir will perform at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at the Como Park Pavilion, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul. During the performance the young men will sing by themselves, then the Great Northern Union Choir will accompany them on stage. “Our goal is to simply expose these young men to this genre of music. We look at music as being a lifelong activity,” Slinde said. Prior to the International Convention, Great Northern Union will hold a send-off performance, “On to Fame,” at 7 p.m., on Saturday, July 2, at the Hopkins High School Auditorium, 2400 Lindbergh Dr., Hopkins. “Barbershoppers are huge hams and love performing before an audience,” Slinde said. And this is why the Great Northern Union Choir’s motto is “Fun through musical excellence.” For more information about performances or membership visit gnunion.com.

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ADHD meeting June 20 in Eden Prairie Families with attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder issues face challenges that friends might not understand. The Southwest Metro ADHD Support Group provides an opportunity to meet other families facing similar challenges to learn, discuss and share strategies. The group is free, informative and helpful for parents and adults. The next meeting is scheduled 7-8:30 p.m., Monday, June 20, at the Eden Prairie Schools Administrative Services Building, 8100 School Road, Eden Prairie. The topic will be, “Set Your Teen up

for Success.” Contact Cindy Lea, MA, for more information or to be added to the group distribution list. Info: 612-965-3052.

Area resident named president of church Kurt Schneiber, Chanhassen resident and CEO of the technology company Syncada, has been named the Stake President for the Minneapolis Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Minneapolis Minnesota Stake has eight congregations throughout Minneapolis, Plymouth, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka and Waconia.

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The Sun-Current welcomes news from the community. If you, your organization or business has news, results or upcoming events you would like to share, we can help you spread the word. Please send your information to: Sun-Current, 33 Second St. N.E., Box 280, Osseo, MN 55369. You also may fax your information to us at 763-424-7388. You may e-mail us at suncurrentcentral@ acnpapers.com. Please do not forward attachments with your emails. We will try to print clear newsworthy photographs as space permits. If you are looking for us to possibly cover an event, please notify us as far in advance as possible, but at least one week before the event. All submissions must be received no later than 5 p.m. Thursday for possible publication the following Thursday. The newspaper reserves the right to edit all submissions. Information: 952-829-0797.

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Schneiber will replace Lewis Bautista of Orono as president. Church membership in the state of Minnesota is approximately 33,300 with 91 congregations. Church membership is over 14 million worldwide.

The Eden Prairie Optimists will host its annual All-American Fishing Derby 9-11 a.m., Saturday, June 11, at Round Lake Park in Eden Prairie The fishing derby is co-sponsored by the Eden Prairie Optimists and by the city of Eden Prairie Parks and Recreation Department. The Optimists fishing derby is held again at Round Lake Park after being cancelled the past two years because of low water levels in the lake. Children under the age of 15 can register at the Optimists booth at Round Lake the day of the event from 8-9 a.m. An awards program will follow the fishing derby. Prior to the start of the fishing competition, Optimist and professional fishing guide Jim Markham will give a demonstration of casting and fishing techniques and tips.

Registration is limited to the first 125 youths. A parent or guardian must accompany all children. Fishing rods and bait are not provided. First-, second- and third-place prizes will be awarded in each of four age groups for the largest fish caught. The age groups are 4 years and under; 5-7 year olds; 8-10 year olds; and 11-14 year olds. Markham, along with fellow Optimists Gary Lambert and Bruce Balfanz, chair the Fishing Derby. The Optimist Club is a civic organization with a strong commitment to America’s youth and uses this event to promote National Fishing Week for Eden Prairie youth. The club meets 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Chanhassen American Legion, 290 Lake Drive E., Chanhassen. Info: 952-941-5740 (Bruce Balfanz).

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Midwest Outer Realm Followers delves into the paranormal BY BILLIE JO RASSAT • SUN NEWSPAPERS An interest in paranormal activity is wildly becoming more and more popular with shows like “Ghost Hunters,” on Syfy, “Paranormal State,” on A&E and “Most Haunted,” on the Travel channel. In Minnesota, over 30 paranormal societies service the Midwest as investigators of the unexplained. The Midwest Outer Realm Followers is one of these groups aiming to provide evidence of paranormal activity. The five-member organization, led by Eric Moen, has been working in alleged haunted homes and public establishments since May 2010. “We will ascertain what is there and what isn’t there,” Moen said. MORF uses a wide variety of scientific and “intuitive” equipment, including electromagnetic frequency detectors, digital thermometers, both digital and analog voice recorders, extensive photographic equipment with infrared capabilities and a homemade Frank’s Box, a modified AM/FM radio that continually scans the AM or FM radio bands, according to Moen. “Spirits are thought to communicate better on the AM or FM radio bands after being asked a question,” Moen said. One question Moen and his crew had asked at an investigation to a suspected presence was, “How did you die?” The response that came back from the Frank’s Box very clear: “I killed myself.” “We ask our questions and we get voices recorded on our devices that we can’t hear with our ears. For some reason, the spirit world is able to manipulate electronic devices so we have got some really interesting evidence from different places,” Moen said. Skeptics have said that what is being heard from the Frank’s Box is nothing more than fragments of voices, such as announces from other radio frequencies. But Moen’s rebuttal is that what he is getting is clear, full sentences from one direct source and not jumbled words cross-

The Frank’s Box is used in paranormal investigations to monitor AM and FM radio waves for electromagnetic voice phenomenon. (Submitted Photo) ing the streams of the radio airways. The intuitive equipment Moen refers to his personal psychic ability. According to Moen, he can sense the positive or negative energy that comes with the paranormal phenomenon. “I get a feeling whether something may be malicious or not,” Moen said. This past spring at an investigation in Richfield, MORF videotaped inconclusive but startling evidence. The client was concerned about unexplained knocking and other phenomenon in his basement according to Moen. Moen and another member of MORF spent the entire night in the basement filming and recording. At one point Moen felt his hair was pulled. “After reviewing the tapes and the audio we have evidence of a floating orb,” Moen said, “To be honest, I don’t know

what it was. It could have been a spider web or it could have been paranormal, that is why it is unexplained.” Getting conclusive evidence is very difficult in the paranormal investigation field, according to Moen. “We would like to get a full body apparition in our shots, it is the Holy Grail to capture a ghost, but it is extremely rare for any group to capture anything on video of the paranormal,” he said. At an investigation in Jackson, Minn., at the Loon Lake Cemetery Moen swears he saw a ghost. “We were sitting in the cemetery and I heard something about 30 yards away; I though that it was just someone coming to check us out so I illuminated my flashlight in the area and I saw this woman,” Moen said. According to Moen, the woman was

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wearing a dress that looked to have been from the early 1900s. “She looked about 45 years old and what struck me was the way she was dressed in a gown very old looking. I didn’t want to blind her so I clicked off my flashlight, then realized what was really there, so only a second later I turned back on my flashlight and she was gone. She didn’t have any time to run away,” Moen said. MORF was at the cemetery investigating claims of sightings of a Mary Jane apparition and that is whom Moen believes he saw. “I can not conclusively say it was evidence because no one else saw it and in this field we try to back things up with hard evidence. Personal experiences are one thing but we stake our reputation on providing evidence,” Moen said. With each person who believes in paranormal occurrences, there are many who do not. “People will just not believe there is anything else out there,” Moen said. Moen feels that his work is structured on a belief system, if a person wants to believe, they will and if they do not, they won’t. “I have produced remarkable electromagnetic voice phenomenon of things that have told us to ‘get out,’ or ‘this house is haunted,’ by voices that none of us have conjured up that show up on our equipment, but the skeptics still say we did it ourselves,” Moen said. The mission of MORF is simply to investigate, document and raise awareness of the paranormal. “It is fascinating to document the paranormal. I want to prove that there is an afterlife,” Moen said. The services MORF provides are confidential, at no cost to the client and MORF will supply the client with the evidence, if any, found during the investigation. “We enjoy what we do and we take it very seriously,” Moen said. For information or to view or listen to evidence found during MORF’s investigations visit midwestouterparanormal.com.

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COMMUNITY NOTES Bloomington university to host 5K race, walk Northwestern Health Sciences University of Bloomington will host the Back in Shape 5K Run, Patrick Holmes Memorial Walk and RBCU Kids’ Fun Runs Saturday morning. The family-friendly event features a U.S.A. Track & Field certified course, postrace buffet, sport massages and fun run for children. Registration is $30 on race day, beginning 6:45 a.m. Saturday, June 11. The children’s runs are free for children nine and younger if a parent participates in an event. For approximately two hours starting 7:30 a.m. traffic on 84th Street between France and Penn avenues will be reduced to one lane. Traffic on France Avenue between 84th and 90th Street will also be reduced to one lane. The 5-kilometer run and memorial walk begin at 8 a.m. with an awards ceremony for the 5K run beginning at 9 a.m. The children’s runs begin at 9:30 a.m.

on the university soccer field. Events take place at the Northwestern Health Sciences University campus, 2501 W. 84th St. Info: nwhealth.edu/backinshape.

Viewing party planned for river documentary Friends of the Minnesota Valley is hosting a viewing party Sunday in Bloomington for a documentary about pollution problems associated with the Minnesota River. Local river advocates, water resource experts and media production professionals have contributed to the hour-long documentary “River Revival: Working Together to Save the Minnesota River.” The viewing party is 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 3815 American Blvd. E. The one-hour documentary will air 6 p.m. Sunday on KARE11. A suggested donation of $25 is request-

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Angel Foundation benefits are upcoming The second annual Angels and Hogs Bike Rally and the first-ever Summer of Angels are two upcoming events that will benefit Angel Foundation, a local nonprofit dedicated to providing help for those with cancer.

Angels and Hogs Bike Rally Motorcyclists will meet 11 a.m., Saturday, June 25, at Wild Prairie HarleyDavidson and take a ride to Henderson, Minn., followed by a trip to AutoMotorPlex in Chanhassen, where they can attend an after party from 3-6 p.m. The party will feature live entertainment by Kathleen Johnson and The BKS Vine, a raffle and a chance to tour AutoMotorPlex “garage condos” featuring

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Summer of Angels Following the Angels and Hogs After Party, motor sports enthusiasts and their friends are invited to a Summer of Angels benefit. The event will take place 7-10:30 p.m., Saturday, June 25 at AutoMotorPlex, 8200 Audubon Road, Chanhassen. The event will include entertainment by Kathleen Johnson and The BKS Vine, silent auction featuring items such as club level Twins tickets and Cannon River Wine Tasting, BBQ catered by Big & Tasty and additional opportunities to tour AutoMotorPlex “garage condos.” Cost is $50 per person. Schedules and registration information for both events are available online. Those registered for the bike rally by June 20 will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an iPad. Info: mnangel.org/events.

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Education Foundation scholarships awarded The Education Foundation of Bloomington awarded $42,200 in scholarships during Jefferson and Kennedy high schools academic honors events for the class of 2011. Jefferson senior Saeram Oh and Kennedy’s Bakhtawar Chaudhary were awarded the $2,500 Thomas Burnett, Jr., Memorial Scholarships sponsored by Mall of America. Receiving $1,000 Mall of America Scholarships were Kennedy seniors Josh Colbert, Garbrielle Dabu, Bridget Gorshe, Melissa Hansen and Austin Nordby. Jefferson recipients of the $1,000 scholarships were Taylor Crow, Katie Lindahl, Josephine Nguyen, Alyssa Solberg and Riley Petersen. Recipients of the $1,000 Patrick Porter Scholarships at Kennedy were Nhat Duog, Sean Dutcher and Michelle Hernandez along with Jefferson’s Brittany Williams. Four Donaldson $1,000 Company Foundation Scholarships were awarded to Anna Wickstrom and Zach

Fremder of Kennedy and to Jefferson’s Terrence Au and Kaitlyn Daggett. Bloomington Federation of Teachers $1,400 Scholarships were awarded to Kennedy’s Jacob Hodgson and Jefferson senior Anna Koester. The Kay Walker Memorial Scholarship, honoring the former school board member, was awarded to Molly Wiebel, Kennedy senior. The $1,000 Dorothy Ziebell Scholarships, an annual donation by the long-time Kennedy home economics teacher, were awarded to Kennedy seniors Victoria Dubose-Briski and Parker Field. Receiving the Foundation’s $1,000 Charlotte Lehman Memorial Scholarship, which honors Bloomington’s first woman principal, was Kennedy senior Brendan Broderick. The Bloomington PTSA Council’s $1,350 scholarships were presented to Justin Sengly of Kennedy and Jefferson senior Emily Werdal. Receiving the Bloomington School

Food Service Association’s $600 scholarships were Jefferson’s Aaron Larkin and Sophia Konewko, Kennedy. Jefferson senior Cody Lundeen received the $500 Gregory J. Lampe Memorial Scholarship. Receiving the Bloomington Retired Educations Association Scholarship for $1,000 was Aimee Mellenbruch of Kennedy. The $1,000 Education Foundation of Bloomington Scholarships were awarded to Jefferson seniors Laura Castagna, Alexandra Clark, Darren Kessel-Baker and David Mortensen. Kennedy’s Shamara Duwearatchi, Meghan Janssen and Daniel Ly also received $1,000 Education Foundation of Bloomington Scholarships. For more information about the Education Foundation of Bloomington, a nonprofit organization, or to sponsor a scholarship, call Karyn Arazi, foundation president, at 952-854-0049. Info: educationfoundationofbloomington.org.

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Peace Riders, World’s Biggest Hug event set for June 19 in Bloomington Bloomington Daymakers Rotary welcomes the world and the Peace Riders on June 19 to the Mendota Bridge area near Historic Fort Snelling for a Guinness Record attempt at the World’s Biggest Hug. This free event is designed as a health walk as part of the 16th annual World Peace and Prayer Day, which aims to unite ‘All nations, All Faiths, One Prayer,’ at summer solstice as they ask the Creator to heal relationships and to heal Mother Earth. The Peace Riders, led by Chief Arvol Looking Horse, will leave on horseback from Pickerel Lake, S.D, June 5 and will cross the Mendota Bridge on Sunday, June 19, at approximately 2:30 p.m. The route through the metro area will include side roads from Shakopee to Mendota Heights with maps posted on the event website. This family-friendly Father’s Day afternoon event includes a Guinness Record attempt at the World’s Biggest Hug, coordinated by Rotary club members. The Guinness Record attempt is a fun tool to help attract a crowd to help bring awareness to the Peace Riders and the international event being hosted for the first time in a major metropolitan area. “There are different challenges with horses riding through the suburbs and closing major roads than when the event has been held in other countries” Rotarian Stephanie Smith said. “Minnesotans are creative and are committed to a good process and relationships while working on event details, so who better to host this international event and where better than Bdote?” The Dakota word for the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers is Bdote, which means the meeting place and which is well documented as the location of the Dakota creation story. Fort Snelling was built on the bluff just above this sacred place where indigenous communities would come to pray and trade and make agreements. “It only seems appropriate that World Peace and Prayer day be held at this gathering place and to have so many diverse community groups and ethnic organizations coming to the event.” Smith said. With the 150th anniversary of the United States-Dakota Indian war in 2012, the timing of the commemoration peace ride is especially important to this community. Smith is not new to event management and collaboration with a portfolio that includes disaster relief at Ground Zero, Olympic torch celebrations and persistently searching for a way to save the historic

structures at Fort Snelling, while being honoring to those who call this area their Homeland. This Bloomington resident, who was recently announced as a Nobel Peace Prize nominee has been using this new tool to open doors and help nonprofit groups and government agencies collaborate. The interagency committee and cultural advisors have been working to create of an event master plan that addresses public safety and meets the planning committee's intent for the event. Event schedules and details are at worldpeaceandprayerday2011.org. Pre-registered participants will receive an online ticket that can be used for free admission to Historic Fort Snelling and an open house at Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel between 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Handicap and elder parking is available at the Historic Fort Snelling. Motorists on Highway 55 and Highway 5 may experience slight delays or detours and are encouraged to plan alternate routes between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets: worldpeaceandprayerhug. eventbrite.com.

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COMMUNITY NOTES Registration for adult education is June 13 South Hennepin Adult Programs in Education is registering students for the adult diploma and GED program summer term. Registration is 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 13, at 2575 W. 88th St., Bloomington. Registration takes about 2.5 hours and applicants should arrive by 10:20 a.m. The summer term for the adult diploma program begins June 20. Diploma students should bring all transcripts to registration as a meeting with a counselor is available following registration. GED applicants may call for additional application dates. Info: 952-681-6170.

Meditation seminar June 28 in Edina Learn about the benefits of transcendental meditation at a free presentation 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Edina Park Plaza, 3330 Edinborough Way, Edina. Dr. Billie Jean Billman, director of the Twin Cities Transcendental Meditation Program, will provide information about the technique, which can increase mental clarity and focus, reduce anxiety, stress and fatigue and add to happiness and inner peace. Reservations are requested by Thursday, June 23, to Rachel at 952-831-4084.

Edina Farmers Market returns June 16 The first Edina Farmers Market of the summer is 3-7 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S., Edina. The market will be open 3-7 p.m. Thursdays, rain or shine, through Sept. 29. Approximately three dozen vendors will setup along the walkway outside Hughes Pavilion. Products will vary weekly, but over the course of the summer, shoppers can expect to find a variety of fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables, salsas, jams, honey, beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, cheeses, breads, confections, flowers and more. Info: 952-833-9580 or centenniallakespark.com.

Model Yacht Club to show boats June 12 The Edina Model Yacht Club’s 20th anniversary Parade of Model Boats is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12, rain or

shine. More than 150 radio controlled model boats, from sailboats to submarines, will be displayed in the Hughes Pavilion building at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S., in Edina and run on the lake. The Parade of Model Boats is free to attend. Boats will be available for public viewing beginning 11 a.m. At noon, boats will be run on the lake with a general introduction to the Edina Model Yacht Club. Beginning at 12:30 p.m., boats will operated on the lake according to class: tugboats, 12:30 p.m.; sailboats, 1 p.m.; fast electric boats, 2 p.m.; military boats, 2:30 p.m.; open, 3 p.m. Info: emyc.org.

NWA History Centre to host afternoon program The NWA History Centre will host a series of coffee and conversation programs, beginning Saturday in Bloomington. The first program will focus upon Donald Nyrop, who led the airline from 1954 until his retirement in 1978. He died in November at the age of 98. Stories about his years leading the airline and contributions to its employees will be shared 1-3 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the history center, 8101 34th Ave. S. The cost is $5 per person and includes refreshments and door prizes. Seating is limited. Information about the history center is available online at nwahistory.org. Reservations: 651-699-8833.

Pet adoption June 18 in Eden Prairie Carver Scott Humane Society volunteers will hold a pet adoption noon-3 p.m., Saturday, June 18, at Petco, 8020 Eden Glen Road, Eden Prairie. Available will be one rabbit and kittens and cats ages 4 months to 7 years old. There will be solids, tabby, bi-colored, and tortie to choose from. Dogs two months to 12 years will be there. Some of the dogs include Beagle, Border Collie, Maltese, Labrador Retriever, Min-Pin, hound, terrier mix, shepherd mix, black lab mixes, pointer, and Heinz 57 mixes. All cats and dogs have been micro ID implanted, vet checked, wormed, had shots updated, checked for friendly temperaments, and age appropriately spayed or neutered. Adoption fees are $165 and up for cats and $195 and up for dogs. Info: carverscotths.org.

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EVENTS IN THE COMMUNITY – JUNE 10 THROUGH JUNE 16 FRIDAY

10 ROTARY CLUB OF BLOOMINGTON DAYMAKERS When: 7:29 a.m. Where: Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington, 3900 American Blvd. W., Bloomington Info: daymakers.org ICE CREAM SOCIAL When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: Nine Mile Creek Senior Living, 2301 Village Lane, Bloomington Info: 952-888-0731

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11 CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC JAM When: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Where: Creekside Community Center, 9801 Penn Ave. S., Bloomington Info: 952-563-4944 FUN AT THE POND When: 2-4 p.m. Where: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Road, Bloomington Info: xr.com/saturday

12 POND HOUSE TOURS When: 1:30-4 p.m. Where: Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 E. 104th St., Bloomington Info: xr.com/pond INSECT COLLECTING When: 3-4 p.m. Where: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Road, Bloomington Info: xr.com/sunday

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MINNESOTA ZOOMOBILE When: 10:30 a.m. Where: Moir Park, 104th Street West and Morgan Avenue South, Bloomington Info: xr.com/kids

CONCERT: MINNESOTA SYMPHONIC WINDS When: 7 p.m. Where: Normandale Lake band shell, West 84th Street and Chalet Road, Bloomington Info: xr.com/bandshell

BLOOMINGTON BREAKFAST OPTIMIST CLUB When: 7:30-8:30 a.m. Where: La Quinta Inn, 5151 American Blvd. W., Bloomington Info: xr.com/optimists

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS When: 8 p.m. Where: Mt. Hope Lutheran Church, 3601 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington Info: 952-922-0880

BLOOMINGTON LIONS CLUB When: 6:15 p.m. Where: David Fong’s, 9329 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington Info: xr.com/lions

BLOOMINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION When: 7 p.m. Where: Educational Services Center, 1350 W. 106th St., Bloomington Info: 952-681-6400

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16 CRIBBAGE When: 12:45 p.m. Where: Creekside Community Center, 9801 Penn Ave. S., Bloomington Info: 952-563-4944 CELTIC SOLSTICE CONCERT When: 7-9 p.m. Where: Normandale Lake band shell, West 84th Street and Chalet Road, Bloomington Info: xr.com/thursday

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“Learn, Grow, Support”

Northern Winds Concert Monday, July 25 - 7 PM Vacation Bible School Pandamania August 8-12 5:30 - 8:30 PM Pastors: Charles R. Carlson, Anne Hokenstad www.house-of-prayer.com P 7625 Chicago Ave. S., Richfield, MN 612-866-8471

St. Alban’s EPISCOPAL CHURCH 6716 Gleason Road Edina, MN 55439 (952) 941-3065

www.stalbansedina.org Come Grow With Us In Christ

Sunday: 8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.

CALVARY UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH

HOUSE OF PRAYER LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday Worship 9:30 AM Wed. Evening Service 6:30 PM

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Reverend Thomas Andrews - Pastor

Calvary

Lutheran Church Pastor Robert O. Hall

Sunday School 9:15am Adult Forum 9:30am Sunday Worship 10:30am Coffee/Fellowship 11:30am

6817 Antrim Rd., Edina 952-941-1251 www.calvary-edina.org

8800 Nicollet Avenue South Bloomington, MN 55420

(952) 888-0215 SERVICE TIMES

SUNDAY 10:30 AM . MORNING WORSHIP 6:00 PM . . . . EVENING WORSHIP

THURSDAY 7:30 PM EDUCATION FOR ALL AGES

Summer Schedule Sunday Mornings 8:00 a.m. On the Lawn 10:00 a.m. In the Church Saturday Chapel Service at 5:00 p.m. Holy Communion at all Services 76th St. at Newton Ave. Richfield, MN 612·866·8449 woodlakechurch.org

Normandale Hylands United Methodist Church

Mount Olivet Lutheran Church 50th Street between

SIMPLY HIS

James & Knox Ave. So., P Minneapolis 612-926-7651 • www.mtolivet.org

Richfield Church of Christ

Summer Sunday Worship

COME WORSHIP WITH US

7314 Humboldt Avenue South Richfield, MN • 612-869-2677

SUNDAY

8:00, 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 am

Bible Class 9:00 a.m. Worship 10:00 a.m.

Paul M. Youngdahl, D.D. Senior Pastor

Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY “SIMPLY SEEKING TO FOLLOW JESUS”

www.good.org

9920 Normandale Blvd. S. Bloomington • 952-835-7585

Summer Sunday Worship 8:30 & 10:30 am Hymn Sing 9:55 am Nursery Provided

CHECK us out on the WEB Events - Calendar - Sermons Worship 9:00 am in Amphitheater Worship 10:30 am Sanctuary - Education & Nursery Provided

Pastors: Don Eslinger, Otis P. Borop

5730 Grove St., Edina • 952-929-0049 (one block west of Tracy)

www.nhumc.net

Opening Hearts and Minds in a Divided World

All children who are currently in Kindergarten - 5th grade in either public or private school are welcome to join our Vacation Bible School this summer.

July 18th - July 22nd / 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Come step back in time with us to visit Nazareth and see what it was like when Jesus was a kid. You’ll get to meet Mary, enjoy crafts & food in the Market Place and play games just like Jesus did. You’ll want to be here ‘cause it’s going to be a blast!!

Please visit www.nativitybloomington.org click on “Parish Page” and then on “VBS” button. The registration form will be listed under “Forms”

Questions? Please contact Cinthia Biros 952-881-8671 Ext 322


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to establish programs, and he doesn’t expect every member of the Minneapolis community center to descend upon Bloomington.

community in several ways, and the council reviewed and debated the proposal during two meetings before granting a conditional-use permit to Dar AlFarooq. The council’s approval will require additional onsite parking, and plans for additional parking should it be deemed necessary by the city. “They haven’t made things easy,” Aziz said. The council’s requirements resulted in the organization delaying by one year its plans to begin a prekindergarten through fifth-grade school. “There’s demand for private schools in our community,” according to Aziz. The building constraints, however, will limit the scope of the school to an elementary facility, he noted. Dar Al-Farooq is moving ahead with plans to open the building for some programs by this fall. Aziz doesn’t expect the programs and services at the new Bloomington community center to be an overnight success. It will take time

The Dar Al-Farooq membership is the “most diverse group of Muslims that any community center in Minnesota might have,” according to Aziz. The membership represents at least 26 countries, he said. Given its diversity, none of its members feel like they’re out of place, according to Julian Chippendale, the office manager for the center. “It’s not an immigrant center,” Aziz noted. The Park Avenue building is being purchased through support of the Dar Al-Farooq membership. “One-hundred percent of the funding has come from our members,” Aziz said. “One-hundred percent of them are Minnesota taxpayers.” There are more than 30 Muslim centers across the Twin Cities and more than 150,000 Muslims living in the Twin Cities, according to Aziz. “Our needs

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are growing,” he said. The growing needs of the Muslim community, and the Bloomington solution Dar Al-Farooq came up with, has raised objections from neighbors living near the former school. One of the primary objections to the proposal was the increase in traffic and parking that would be generated by a community center that will also include space for Muslim men to gather for prayer on Friday afternoons and other times during the year. Aziz doesn’t know how many men will come to the Park Avenue site for Friday afternoon prayers, but Dar AlFarooq plans to have two separate prayer hours if necessary to keep the building from overcrowding. Not unlike the churches in his Minneapolis neighborhood on a Sunday morning, the new community center will be a gathering place for a finite period of time on Friday afternoons, he explained. In life you have to show some understanding for your neighbors, according to Aziz. “You hope and pray that your neighbors would do the same for you,”

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he said. Part of Dar Al-Farooq’s mission will be to coexist with neighborhood residents and respond to concerns that are raised when the building is in operation, Aziz said. “I’m really looking forward to making friends with the neighbors.” Hundreds of people attended an open house in March to show off the building Dar Al-Farooq intended to purchase. Aziz estimates that 800 people attended the open house throughout the day, many of whom he had never met before, he noted. Chippendale said that many visitors wanted to know what Dar Al-Farooq was intending to purchase with the donations collected for a new community center. He expects many of the visitors that day won’t be regular visitors once the programs begin in Bloomington. The building shares outdoor athletic amenities with the city through an agreement that began with Bloomington Public Schools and will continue under Dar Al-Farooq’s ownership. Aziz doesn’t expect the communiCENTER: TO PAGE 27

PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church

Sh ake It Up Café

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Where Kids Carry Out God’s Recipe June 13th - 17th

8600 E. Bush Lake Rd. Bloomington, MN 55438 www.peacebloomington.org

Pastor Mark Nelson 952-944-6510

Sunday Worship 8:45 & 11:00 am Christian Education, all ages - 10:00 am Nursery Provided

Kids age 3 thru 6th grade

The camp from 9am till Noon is free. All are welcome. After care from Noon to 4pm. $25/day, siblings $15/day. Kids who are entering 4-7th grades are invited to go on a VBS Foodie Field trip around the Twin Cities 9am to 1pm (a donation of $40 is suggested) For more information or to sign up, contact Heather at: heather@ good.org or: cokesburyvbs.com/shake-it-up-cafe/GoodSam

Or call the Church Office 952-929-0049 5730 Grove St., Edina (one block west of Tracy)

St. Mark’s United Church of Christ Summer Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. Learn about our Community Garden All are welcome. Make us your home. www.stmarksuccmn.org 8630 Xerxes Ave. So. Bloomington, MN

ST. RICHARD’S Catholic Church

7540 Penn Ave. So. • Richfield, MN 55423 612-869-2426 www.strichards.com

Masses: Sat 5pm Sun 9 & 11am Wed 12:15pm Thurs/Fri 8am Morning Prayer with Communion: Mon & Tues 8am


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LEGAL NOTICES City of Bloomington NOTICE OF CITY OF BLOOMINGTON POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY The city of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission, or access to, or treatment or employment in, its services, programs, or activities. Upon request accommodation will be provided to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in all City of Bloomington services, programs, and activities. The city has designated coordinators to facilitate compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as required by Section 35.107 of the U.S. Department of Justice regulations, and to coordinate compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as mandated by Section 8.53 of the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations. For more information contact the Human Services Division, City of Bloomington, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431, telephone: 563-8700; TDD: 563-8740.

Probate Notice (Official Publication) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF HENNEPIN Fourth Judicial District DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 27-PA-PR-11-569In Re: Estate of Vincent A. Frawley, Decedent NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is given that an application for informal probate of the Decedent’s will dated January 13, 1996, (“Will”) has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted. Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Molly K. Casey, whose address is 8054 Pennsylvania Road, Bloomington, MN 55438, as personal representative of the estate of the decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minn. Stat. 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power administer the Estate including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate. Any objections to the probate of the will or appointment of the Personal Representative must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing. Notice is also given that (subject to Minn. 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or claims will be barred. A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minn. Stat. 501B.41 subd. 5. Dated: May 13, 2011

Julie Peterson, Registrar Mark S. Thompson, District Court Administrator Attorney for the Applicant Joseph P. McCormick Attorney at Law 2925 Dean Parkway, Suite 300 Minneapolis, MN 55416 Attorney License No.: 146651 Telephone: 763-529-6462 Email: jpatmcc@yahoo.com (June 2 & 9, 2011) D3FrawleyProbate

School District 271 (Official Publication) ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 271 BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA BID NO. 927-11 Independent School District No. 271, Bloomington, Minnesota will receive sealed bids in duplicate for 2011 Pavement Rehabilitation until 10:30 am, June 23, 2011 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders are invited to attend. Bids received after this time will be returned unopened. Bids shall be upon form provided in the Bidding Documents. Envelopes containing bids must be sealed and marked “2011 Pavement Rehabilitation” with the name and address of the bidder, and the date and hour of the opening. Bids shall be delivered to: Purchasing Agent Bloomington Public Schools Educational Services Center 1350 West 106th Street Bloomington, MN 55431 The complete form shall be without alterations, additions, or erasures. All bids shall be on a lump sum basis. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities in bids. Direct communications regarding this Project to the Project Manager, Cliff Buhman, Inspec, telephone 763-546-3434. Bidding Documents are available for a fee via digital download at www.inspec.com. Contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. Paper copies of Bidding Documents can be ordered by contacting Northstar Imaging Services, Inc., 651-686-0477, for a non-refundable fee plus shipping and handling. Copies of the Bidding Documents will be on file and available for inspection at Inspec, 5801 Duluth Street, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55422. Each bidder shall accompany the Bid Form with bid security as described in the Instructions to Bidders. Bid result information may be viewed at www.inspec.com or obtained via e-mail request to Dawn’l Burns, dburns@inspec.com Independent School District No. 271 Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minnesota (June 2 & 9, 2011) D3-271-bid 927-11

Bloomington, Minnesota has given notice to the Minnesota Department of Commerce of its intent to move the bank charter from its present site at 5601 Green Valley Drive, Suite 120, Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55437 approximately .84 miles East to a new location at 4470 West 78th Circle, Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55435. Upon relocation, no bank services will be continued at the present main bank office. The Notice was filed on May 18, 2011, with the Minnesota Department of Commerce pursuant to Minnesota Statues, Section 47.101, Subd. 2. This Notice is being published in the Bloomington Sun Post, Bloomington, MN on June 2 & 9, 2011. The non-confidential part of the Notice is available for review at the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Financial Institutions, 85 7th Place East, Suite 500, St. Paul, Minnesota 551012198. For an appointment for public review or for information on copies and related charges, please telephone (651) 297-4867 during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Any person wishing to comment on this application may file his or her comments in writing with the Regional Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at its regional office located at 1100 Walnut Street, Suite 2100, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 not later than June 24, 2011. The non-confidential portion of the application is on file in the regional office and is available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the non-confidential portion of the application file will be made available upon request. Venture Bank 5601 Green Valley Drive, Suite 120 Bloomington, Minnesota 55437 Hennepin County Minnesota Bank Charter 1844 FDIC Certificate No. 57249 (June 2 & 9, 2011) D3-NoticeOfIntent

Public Notice of Auction (Official Publication) NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE TO BE HELD AT: THE LOCK UP SELF STORAGE 221 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 DATE: June 21, 2011 BEGINS AT 10:00 AM CONDITIONS: All units will be sold to the highest bidder. Bids taken only for each unit in its entirety. Payment must be made by cash, certified check, or money order only. No personal checks accepted. All goods must be removed from the unit within 24 hours. Payment due immediately upon acceptance of bid. Unit availability subject to prior settlement of account. Unit #3056 Cecilia Hedrick Aproxx. 5x10 Totes, luggage, boxes, bags, misc. items. Unit # 2036 Kia Watts Approx. 5x10 Totes, boxes, misc. items Unit#4426 Yunsuk Watts Approx. 5x5 Totes, Furniture, Misc. Items

Public Notice (Official Publication) NOTICE OF INTENT BY Venture bank bloomington, MINNESOTA TO RELOCATE THE MAIN BANK WITHIN BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given that Venture Bank,

Unit#4429 Carmen Packard Totes, misc items (June 2 & 9, 2011)d3-Lockup 6/21

Certificate of Assumed Name

Public Notice

Public Notice

(Official Publication) MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business. State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: JW Employment Law Center State the address of the principal place of business. 9001 East Bloomington Freeway, Suite 141, Bloomington MN 55420 List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name. JW Legal Services, PA, 9001 East Bloomington Freeway, Suite 141, Bloomington MN 55420 I certify that I am authorized to sign this certificate and I further certify that I understand that by signing this certificate, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Minnesota Statutes Section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath.

(Official Publication) PUBLIC NOTICE OF RILEY PURGATORY BLUFF CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: LEGAL SERVICES Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.227, Subd. 5, the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District is soliciting proposals for legal services for 2011 through 2013. Written proposals (five copies) should include background and profile information on the firm, along with the specific information as to expertise in watershed district matters, hourly billing rates for 2011-2013, and names and qualifications of personnel. In addition to the preceding information, please attach a brief document outlining a vision for this position in the next two years. Proposals should be sent to:

(Official Publication) PUBLIC NOTICE OF RILEY PURGATORY BLUFF CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.227, Subd. 5, the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District is soliciting proposals for administrative services for 2011 through 2013. Written proposals (five copies) should include background and profile information on the firm, along with the specific information as to expertise in watershed district matters, hourly billing rates for 2011-2013, and names and qualifications of personnel. In addition to the preceding information, please attach a brief document outlining a vision for this position in the next two years. Proposals should be sent to:

FILED: March 15, 2011 /s/ Jessica White, CEO & Owner (June 2 & 9, 2011) d3- JWemploy

City of Bloomington (Official Publication) INVITATION TO BID FOR EXCAVATION, REMOVAL, AND LAND APPLICATION OF SPENT LIME FROM HOLDING POND STORAGE Sealed bids will be received by the City of Bloomington Purchasing Agent, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431 until 11:00 A.M. CDT, Thursday, June 16, 2011 for the purpose of securing a contract for the excavation, removal, and land application of spent lime of the City of Bloomington’s holding ponds located south of 110th Street and east of Nesbitt Avenue in Bloomington. A pre-bid conference will be held 10:00 A.M., CDT, Thursday, June 9 2011 at the Bloomington Water Treatment Plant, 9300 Poplar Bridge Road, Bloomington, MN. Prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting to become familiar with the project. Specifications and bid forms are available at no charge from the office of the Purchasing Agent, phone (952) 5634759, fax (952) 563-8789, or e-mail purchasing@ci.bloomington.mn.us. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond, cashier’s check, or certified check in the amount of five percent of the total bid, made payable to the City of Bloomington, as a guarantee that the successful bidder will promptly execute a satisfactory contract.

Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District c/o Krebsbach and Haik, Ltd. Attn: Coordinator 100 South Fifth Street, Suite 1900 Minneapolis, MN 55402 Proposals must be submitted by July 29, 2011 The Board of Managers will review proposals, reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, and otherwise take such action it deems in the best interest of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District. For further information about Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, contact Coordinator at (612) 333-7400 or visit: http://www.rileywd.org. (June 9,16,23, 2011) A1/A4/D3LegalServices

Public Notice (Official Publication) PUBLIC NOTICE OF RILEY PURGATORY BLUFF CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: ACCOUNTING SERVICES Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.227, Subd. 5, the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District is soliciting proposals for accounting services for 2011 through 2013. Written proposals (five copies) should include background and profile information on the firm, along with the specific information as to expertise in watershed district matters, hourly billing rates for 2011-2013, and names and qualifications of personnel. In addition to the preceding information, please attach a brief document outlining a vision for this position in the next two years. Proposals should be sent to: Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District c/o Krebsbach and Haik, Ltd. Attn: Coordinator 100 South Fifth Street, Suite 1900 Minneapolis, MN 55402 Proposals must be submitted by July 29, 2011.

Each bid proposal must be clearly identified on the outside of the envelope as “BID FOR EXCAVATION, REMOVAL AND LAND APPLICATION OF SPENT LIME” and shall show the name and address of the bidder.

The Board of Managers will review proposals, reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, and otherwise take such action it deems in the best interest of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District.

The City Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities.

For further information about Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, contact Coordinator at (612) 333-7400 or visit: http://www.rileywd.org.

CITY OF BLOOMINGTON Beverly Rausch Purchasing Agent (June 2 & 9, 2011) D3-BidExcavation

(June 9,16,23, 2011) A1/A4/D3AccountingServices

Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District c/o Krebsbach and Haik, Ltd. Attn: Coordinator 100 South Fifth Street, Suite 1900 Minneapolis, MN 55402 Proposals must be submitted by July 29, 2011. The Board of Managers will review proposals, reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, and otherwise take such action it deems in the best interest of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District. For further information about Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, contact Coordinator at (612) 333-7400 or visit: http://www.rileywd.org. (June 9,16,23, 2011) A1/A4/D3AdministrativeServices

Public Notice (Official Publication) PUBLIC NOTICE OF RILEY PURGATORY BLUFF CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: ENGINEERING SERVICES Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103B.227, Subd. 5, the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District is soliciting proposals for engineering services for 2011 through 2013. Written proposals (five copies) should include background and profile information on the firm, along with the specific information as to expertise in watershed district matters, hourly billing rates for 2011-2013, and names and qualifications of personnel. In addition to the preceding information, please attach a brief document outlining a vision for this position in the next two years. Proposals should be sent to: Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District c/o Krebsbach and Haik, Ltd. Attn: Coordinator 100 South Fifth Street, Suite 1900 Minneapolis, MN 55402 Proposals must be submitted by July 29, 2011. The Board of Managers will review proposals, reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, and otherwise take such action it deems in the best interest of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District. For further information about Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, contact Coordinator at (612) 333-7400 or visit: http://www.rileywd.org. (June 9,16,23, 2011) A1/A4/D3-

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Center FROM PAGE 25 ty center’s needs will conflict with city’s uses of those amenities. Dar Al-Farooq is willing to help support improvements for the park, he noted. Dar Al-Farooq would also like to provide a community clinic with services that benefit neighboring residents, according to Aziz. “They will benefit from our presence there in ways they cannot fathom right now,” he said.

Information, please The city of

Bloomington

developed an informational web page about the property, and the city’s role in its conversion from a former Lutheran high school to a Muslim community center. The information was compiled by several city staff members as “an efficient way to respond to a high volume of questions on this item and to correct inaccurate information being circulated,” according to City Manager Mark Bernhardson. Such pages have been developed in the past when community discussion has extended beyond the original approval of the application, Bernhardson noted. The information page is available through the city’s website at xr.com/bloomington.

Library FROM PAGE 6 who have submitted reviews may win a free book in random drawings. With summer jobs, socializing with friends, outdoor activities and other demands on their time, how do you inspire teens to read over the summer? “Best Book Ever” gets teens reading and talking about books by asking them to review books they have read. Participants will receive a highlighter while supplies last. Hundreds of education-

al, cultural, and arts programs will offer more learning experiences this summer. Kids can express their creativity at arts programs such as “ArtVenturous Harry Potter” and “Star Wars: Join the Force!” from the Minnetonka Center for the Arts. “Exploring Bright Ideas” presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota lets kids step inside an inventor’s workshop and uncover secrets of invention, science and engineering. For the young zoologist, the Minnesota Zoo, Como Zoo, and Dakota Wild Animals will bring critters to various libraries. Local musician Ross Sutter will

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get kids singing and comedian-magician Brodini and Schiffelly Puppets will keep them laughing. Online activities, book clubs, and contests also will keep kids and teens reading. Summer should be a time for learning, exploring and having fun. Visit Hennepin County Library this summer to celebrate and reinforce your child’s love of reading and learning. For the complete program schedule, ask for a printed program guide at your local library or visit us at hclib.org. Genett is the Hennepin County Library program librarian.

LEGAL NOTICES EngineeringServices

Public Notice (Official Publication) Legal Advertisement – NOTICE OF Availability of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the procurement of BRANDED Bus Rapid Transit vehicles for new station-to-station service along the Cedar Avenue Corridor Transitway between the 28th Avenue Transit Center in Bloomington, Hennepin County and 215th Street in Lakeville, Dakota County and construction of walk-up transit stations at 140th and 147th Street in Apple Valley. The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) and the Metropolitan Council, jointly with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), has published and is making available for public review an EA addressing the proposed station-to-station Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service along the Cedar Avenue Corridor Transitway (“Transitway”) between the 28th Avenue Transit Center in Bloomington, Hennepin County and 215th Street in Lakeville, Dakota County, and construction of two walk-up transit stations at 140th and 147th Streets in Apple Valley. The proposed project extends along Cedar Avenue (Dakota County Highway 23/State Trunk Highway 77) for a distance of approximately 16 miles through the cities of Lakeville, Apple Valley, Eagan, and Bloomington, Minnesota. The proposed scope of the project includes the procurement of branded BRT vehicles for new station-to-station service along the Transitway and the construction of walk-up transit stations at 140th and 147th Street. Copies of the EA, which documents the purpose and need of the project, and the anticipated social, economic, and environmental impacts, are available beginning Thursday, June 9, 2011 for public inspection during business hours at the following locations: MVTA Offices 100 East Highway 13

Burnsville, MN 55337 Heritage Library 20085 Heritage Drive Lakeville, MN 55044 Galaxie Library 14955 Galaxie Avenue Apple Valley, MN 55124 Oxboro Library 8801 Portland Avenue South Bloomington, MN 55420 Wescott Library 1340 Wescott Road Eagan, MN 55123-1029 The EA is also available for review on MVTA’s website: www.mvta.com. Comments may be mailed, prior to the close of the public comment period on Friday, July 8, 2011, to Beverley Miller, Executive Director, at the MVTA office address presented above. Comments will become part of the official record and will be considered when making future project related decisions. The above referenced document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling the Executive Director at (952) 882-7500, or to individuals who are hearing or speech impaired by calling the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. (June 9, 2011) C2/C3/D3EnvironmentalAssessment

Certificate of Assumed Name (Official Publication) MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business. State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Inspire U Wellness

State the address of the principal place of business. 9031 Penn Ave South, Bloomington, MN 55431 List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name. Tealwood Care Centers, Inc, 9031 Penn Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431 I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. FILED: October 29, 2010 /s/ Howard Groff, President (June 9 & 16, 2011) D3-Inspire U Wellness

Public Notice (Official Publication) THREE RIVERS PARK DISTRICT INFORMATIONAL OPEN HOUSE INTERCITY REGIONAL TRAIL MASTER PLAN Three Rivers Park District and the City of Bloomington, along with other partners, are working together to finalize a master plan for the Intercity Regional Trail. When fully built, the Intercity Regional Trail will be a continuous off-road, multi-use regional trail route traveling from Lake Nokomis Parkway in Minneapolis to the Minnesota River in Bloomington. The open house will be held from 4:006:30 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2011, at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 1601 American Boulevard East, Bloomington. For more information, visit www.ThreeRiversParks.org and search for Intercity

Regional Trail or call 763-559-9000.

City of Bloomington

City of Bloomington

(June 9, 2011) D3-IntercityRegionalTrail

(Official Publication) NOTICE OF HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington City Council will meet in the City Council Chambers, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., on Monday, June 20, 2011, at 7:15 p.m., to hold a public hearing to consider approval of new on-sale intoxicating liquor license applications, as follows:

(Official Publication) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING By City Council CASE FILE(S): 7235C-10

City of Bloomington (Official Publication) NOTICE OF HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington City Council will meet in the City Council Chambers, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., on Monday, June 20, 2011, at 7:15 p.m., to hold a public hearing to consider approval of new on-sale intoxicating liquor license applications, as follows: Blazin Wings Inc. dba Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar 312 South Ave This notice is published pursuant to Bloomington City Code. Thomas P. Ferber City Clerk (June 9, 2011) D3-BuffaloWildWings

City of Bloomington (Official Publication) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington City Council will meet in the City Council Chambers, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., on Monday, June 20, 2011, at 7:15 pm, to hold a public hearing to consider approval of a new off-sale intoxicating liquor license application for: OHM Group LLC dba Clover Wine & Spirits 800 W 98th St. This Notice is published pursuant to Bloomington City Code. Thomas P. Ferber CITY CLERK (June 9, 2011) D3-CloverWine&Spirits

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REMARKABLE TURNAROUND Bloomington Kennedy’s baseball team started the season with a 1-8 record. But the Eagles won 10 of their next 15 to reach the Class 3A, Section 6 finals.

Arich Juberian Juberian has been one of Kennedy’s hottest hitters in the Class 3A, Section 6 baseball playoffs. The sophomore had a three-run triple in the Eagles’ 11-3 win over Minneapolis Southwest and hit a two-run homer in an 8-1 victory over Minneapolis South. He also homered against Benilde-St. Margaret’s during a 14-4 victory.

Class AA track qualifiers Bloomington will be represented by four athletes in this weekend’s state Class AA track and field meet at Hamline University. Preliminaries start at 9 a.m. Friday, June 10. Finals are 9 a.m. Saturday, June 11. Jefferson state entrants are ninth-grader Matt Rosen (800-meter run), junior Jan Ketterson (1,600) and sophomore Claire Eggleston (high jump). Kennedy’s state competitor will be senior Labrishia Michael in the discus.

Cassie Santiago The Jefferson softball standout drove in the winning run in both of the Jaguars’ 2-1 victories over Burnsville in Class 3A, Section 3 tournament final-round games last week.

Nick Warren The Kennedy junior baseball player had three hits and drove in two runs during his team’s 7-4 victory over Robbinsdale Armstrong in the Class 3A, Section 6 playoffs.

State golf tournament The state’s elite high school golfers will head to Bunker Hills Golf Course for the state Class 3A boys and girls tournaments Tuesday, June 14, and Wednesday, June 15. Boys will tee off at 7:30 a.m. both days while girls tee times start at 11:40 a.m.

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State tennis tourney The University of Minnesota Baseline Tennis Center is the site of the state Class AA boys tennis singles and doubles tournament. Class AA singles matches begin at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 9, with quarterfinal matches scheduled at noon the same day. Consolation and championship semifinal matches are 8 a.m. Friday, June 10, followed by consolation, third-place and championship matches at 11:30.

Class 3A softball slate Caswell Park in North Mankato, is the site of the 2011 state high school softball tournament. Section 3 champion Bloomington Jefferson will play Section 1 winner Hastings in first-round Class 3A action at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 9. Semifinal games are 3 and 5 p.m. that afternoon. The Class 3A championship game is 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 10. – COMPILED BY GREG KLEVEN

Jefferson’s Brenna Murray (40) protects the ball while defended by Kennedy’s Sheridan Reiners (16) during the Jaguars’ 12-6 win in the Section 3 girls lacrosse semifinals May 31. Murray scored five goals and had one assist as Jefferson defeated Eagan/Rosemount 11-9 in the finals June 2. (Photo by Brian Nelson • Contributing Photographer)

Jaguars prevail in Section 3 girls lacrosse playoffs Jefferson outlasts Eagan/Rosemount 11-9 in title game BY GREG KLEVEN • SUN NEWSPAPERS Bloomington Jefferson’s girls lacrosse squad always believed in itself, according to co-head coach Gary Gregus. The Jaguars proceeded to

make believers out of their Section 3 opponents as well. Jefferson, seeded fourth, relied on balanced scoring and depth to prevail in the playoffs. The Jaguars defeated seventh-seeded Eagan/Rosemount 11-9 in the Section 3 title game June 2 at home. The Jaguars pulled off a mild upset LACROSSE: TO NEXT PAGE

Falkanger hit a grand slam to spark the Jefferson softball team to a 10-4 victory over Eastview May 27 in the Class 3A, Section 3 playoffs. Jefferson won the section title and enters the state tournament with a 21-4 record.

Matt Rosen The Jefferson ninth-grader is headed to the state Class AA boys track meet after winning the 800-meter run with a time of 1 minute, 56.13 seconds in the Section 3AA finals June 2 at the University of St. Thomas.

Labrishia Michael The Kennedy senior advanced to the state Class AA girls track meet by placing second in the discus with a throw of 119 feet, 6 inches during Section 3AA competition June 2. Editor’s note: Send nominations for Stars of the Week honors to sports editor Greg Kleven at gkleven@acnpapers.com. Youth, high school, college and adult recreational sports athletes will be considered.


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Jaguars work overtime to claim section softball crown Jefferson meets Hastings in state tourney opener BY GREG KLEVEN • SUN NEWSPAPERS Bloomington Jefferson worked overtime in the Class 3A, Section 3 softball playoffs, and the payoff was the Jaguars’ first state tournament appearance. The second-seeded Jaguars needed 15 and eight innings to dethrone defending state champion and No. 1 seed Burnsville in the final two rounds of the Section 3 playoffs last week. Jefferson, 21-4, edged the Blaze 2-1 in both games to advance to state. The Jaguars play Hastings in the Class 3A quarterfinals at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 9, at Caswell Park in North Mankato. Winner of that game advances to the semifinals at 3 p.m. Thursday. Championship game is 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 10. “We are looking forward to playing in the state tournament,” said Jefferson head coach Penny Witzenburg. “We know Hastings has a very good team and a good pitcher. “But we have been getting contributions from everybody and have no holes in our lineup.” Jefferson needed that balance and talent to get through a tough Section 3 tournament. The Jaguars were able to survive two marathon games against Burnsville in the double-elimination portion of the tourney.

Lacrosse FROM PREVIOUS PAGE in the semifinals, knocking off No. 1 seeded and unbeaten Kennedy 12-6 May 31. Jefferson, 14-2 overall, opened the tourney with a 20-8 victory over Farmington May 23 and earned a hardfought 11-10 quarterfinal victory over Burnsville May 25. Jefferson hopes the fourth seed is just as kind during the state playoffs. The Jaguars were scheduled to play

Jefferson needed 15 innings and 3 hours and 13 minutes to defeat the Blaze 2-1 June 1 at Eagan. Cassie Santiago drove in the winning run with a double in the top of the 15th. Jefferson and Burnsville battled through 13 scoreless innings until Nicole Tobon put the Jaguars ahead with a home run in the top of the 14th. However, the Blaze responded with the tying run in the bottom half of that inning. Later that day, Jefferson and Burnsville were deadlocked at 1-1 in the deciding game of the tournament before the game was suspended after seven innings because of darkness. The game was resumed the following day and Santiago came through with a bases-loaded single to left for the winning run in the bottom of the eighth. “Our pitchers and defense played well, giving up only 13 runs in six playoff games,” said Witzenburg. “We were able to use three pitchers – Laura Falkanger, Hannah Evavold and Cassie Santiago – and that pitching depth really helped.” Jefferson opened the tourney with a 6-0 victory over Apple Valley May 23 before losing 5-2 to Park of Cottage Grove. Jefferson stayed alive in the playoffs by beating Eastview 10-4 May 27. Falkanger hit a grand slam in the second as the Jaguars built an 8-0 lead against Eastview. Sophomore Karmann Carroll had three hits and three RBI. Santiago added three hits and scored three times. Jefferson followed with a 9-2 victory over Park May 31 that sent the Jaguars to the final against Burnsville.

Jefferson catcher Nicole Tobon tags out Burnsville runner Haleigh Droege who tries to score on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 12th inning during the Jaguars’ 2-1 Class 3A, Section 3 win over Burnsville June 1. The Jaguars were section champions. (Photo by Mike Shaughnessy • Sun Newspapers)

No. 1 seed and undefeated Blake (14-0) in the semifinals June 8. Winner of that game advances to the state championship game at 4 p.m. Friday, June 10, at Chanhassen High School against second seed Eden Prairie (14-1) or third seed Stillwater (14-2). Third-place game is 2 p.m. Friday at Chanhassen. “This team has worked hard to get to state and received excellent senior leadership,” said Gregus. “We have great kids with a burning desire to be successful. “We have a balanced scoring attack. We had six players score 10 or more

goals this season. And other players have unselfishly accepted their roles.” Brenna Murray led the Jaguar attack in the section championship game with five goals and one assist. Carrie Bayard supplied a hat trick for the winners. Laura Berglund scored two goals and had three assists. Kelly Lorton had one goal. Elizabeth Wittenborg chipped in with two assists. Karma Knutson had one assist. Oralee Hespenheide tended goal for the Jaguars and made nine saves. Jefferson turned in one of its finest performances of the season in defeating Kennedy in the semis. Lorton scored a hat trick. Bayard, Murray and

Wittenborg had two goals each. Jefferson opened the playoffs with a 20-8 win over Farmington May 23. Wittenborg scored four goals and picked up three assists. Berglund had four goals and had two assists. Abby Nutting, Lorton, Morgan Hespenheide, Bayard and Caitlin Fontaine scored two goals each. Makenzie James and Murray scored one goal each. Bayard scored three goals in Jefferson’s quarterfinal victory over Burnsville. Morgan Hespenheide and Berglund had two goals each, and Lorton, Jessica Hedrick, Wittenborg and Murray each scored once.


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Jefferson’s Rosen races to section boys track title Jaguar freshman finishes first in 800-meter run BY GREG KLEVEN • SUN NEWSPAPERS He may be only a ninth-grader, but Jefferson’s Matt Rosen performed like a seasoned veteran in the Section 3AA track and field championships May 31 and June 2. Rosen placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 1 minute, 56.13 seconds on the University of St. Thomas track. Rosen earned a state berth along with Jefferson teammate Jan Ketterson, a junior. Ketterson finished second in the 3,200 with a time of 9:39.49. He placed third in the 1,600 (4:30.36). Jefferson’s boys squad was eighth with 37 points in the 15-team Section 3AA field. Apple Valley won the team title (107) and Eastview was second (105), finishing ahead of third-place Prior Lake (92.5). Jaguar senior Ryan Jerve placed fifth in the 1,600 (4:34.39). Jefferson senior Darren Kessel-Baker

finished sixth in the discus with a throw of 134 feet, 1 inch. He was seventh in the shot put (45-1). “Rosen won the 800 with a strong finish,” said Jefferson head boys track coach Jon Leverenz. “Matt shows a lot of maturity and strength for a ninth-grader. “Ketterson ran a solid race in the 3,200 on a blustery day. He was just nipped by an Eastview runner at the finish line while placing third in the 1,600.” Leverenz announced his team’s individual awards for the 2011 season. Ketterson and Steve Jonas shared the Most Valuable Performer award. Other award winners were Zach Roberts (Jaguar Award), Karl Olsen (Rookie of the Year), Jonas (Quickest Cat), Jordan Lovestrand (Most Improved), Ketterson (Energizer Bunny), and Justin Hendricks (Most Improved Distance Runner). Also earning team honors were Darren Kessel-Baker (Best Thrower), Trent Phipps (Most Improved Thrower), Jonas (Best Jumper/Vaulter) and Marco Garcia (Most Improved Jumper/Vaulter). Ketterson and Jonas were all-confer-

ence selections. Receiving honorable mention were Rosen, Kessel-Baker, Jerve and Olsen. Eggleston heads to state Another Jefferson track athlete headed to state is sophomore Claire Eggleston. She placed second in the girls high jump, clearing 5-2. Eggleston helped Jefferson’s girls team place ninth in the Section 3AA meet with 30 points. Prior Lake won the team title with 129 points, placing ahead of runner-up Apple Valley (104) and third-place Eastview (101.5). Jefferson sophomore Nicola Deak placed sixth in both the 100 and 300 hurdles with times of 17.25 and 48.34. Junior Eliza Zachary placed seventh in the high jump (5-0). Senior Alyssa Solberg finished eighth in the shot put (35-6). In the discus, senior Megan Scherber placed fifth (112-7) and Solberg finished sixth (111-9). Kennedy highlights One Kennedy track athlete qualified for state out of Section 3AA. Senior Labrishia Michael placed second in the

discus (119-6). Michael almost qualified for state in the shot put, placing fourth at 38-1 3/4. Sophomore Kelly Jeans finished fifth in the pole vault (10-1). Junior Lindi Pederson was seventh in the 400 (1:02.67). Kennedy’s 4x200 relay of Jeans, Kelsi Kiehl, Rajanee Michael and Pederson placed fifth (1:48.35). The Eagles’ 4x100 relay was sixth (51.56). Members of that relay were Jeans, Natalia Erickson, Marissa Melby and Rajanee Michael. Kennedy’s boys team was 13th with 12 points in the Section 3AA meet. The Eagles didn’t have any state qualifiers but did have several athletes who finished high. Senior Ferguson Stanford was fourth in the high jump (6-4), Sophomore Johnathan Hess placed 10th in the 3,200 (10:06.34). Kennedy’s fourth-place 4x200 relay consisted of Caleb Miller, Brandon Bell, Stanford and Abu Kamara. The Eagles’ time was 1:31.78. Miller, Lexis Jones, Bell and Kamara were seventh in the 4x100 relay in 44.08.

Kennedy baseball defies odds in section playoffs 10th-seeded Eagles are one game from state tournament berth BY GREG KLEVEN • SUN NEWSPAPERS Bloomington Kennedy didn’t get much respect when the Class 3A, Section 6 baseball tournament pairings were announced. The Eagles were seeded 10th in the 12-team field. But Kennedy has defied that low seeding and the odds by earning a berth in the Section 6 championship game. Kennedy entered the playoffs with a 7-13 record but won four straight to gain a spot in the section finals against Robbinsdale Armstrong or Hopkins June 7. A second game will be played at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Parade Stadium if necessary to decide the champion in the double-elimination tourney. Kennedy opened the playoffs with an 8-1 victory over seventh-seeded Minneapolis South May 26.

Arich Juberian hit a two-run homer for the winners. Zach Horn went 3-for3 and drove in one run. Nordby contributed three hits and two RBI. Kevin Houts added a two-run triple. Nordby pitched six strong innings, allowing five hits and one earned run. Reliever Josh Flanders pitched the seventh and retired three consecutive batters. “Our pitchers did a great job of throwing strikes and letting the defense do its work,” said Kennedy head coach Matt Hanson. “Offensively, we did well, finishing with 12 hits. “Our batters were very disciplined. It was a great way to start the playoffs with a total team effort.” Winning momentum Kennedy kept its momentum going in the second round, defeating Benilde-St. Margaret’s 14-4 in five innings May 27. Chad Allmann pitched three innings to get the win. Flanders threw two scoreless innings of relief. Nordby came through with a tworun homer. Horn had three hits and

Juberian hit a solo home run. “It was great to see our guys playing well at the right time,” said Hanson. Kennedy played another solid game in third-round action June 2 at Aligmagnet Park in Burnsville. The Eagles overpowered Minneapolis Southwest 11-3. Kennedy scored 10 runs in the first inning and the rout was on. Juberian, Paul Baltes and Horn had two hits apiece. Caleb Carlson provided a tworun single. The Eagles used three pitchers in the triumph – Montana Schowalter, Patrick Howe and Mitch Rowland. Schowalter was the winning pitcher. Later that day, Kennedy beat Armstrong 7-4 in the winners’ bracket as Nordby pitched a complete game. Nick Warren produced three hits and two RBI. Horn and Nordby had two hits each. One of Horn’s hits was a two-run homer. “We played well in both wins over Southwest and Armstrong,” said Hanson. “We were strong on the mound and came up with big hits.”

Kennedy outfielder Kevin Houts makes a catch in regular-season action. Houts and his Eagle baseball teammates have made an impressive run in the Class 3A, Section 6 playoffs, reaching the championship game. (Photo by Brian Nelson • Contributing Photographer)


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SHORTS Jefferson football camp Jefferson football camp is accepting registrations for its July 26-28 session. Camp time is 1-3:30 p.m. at Jefferson High School turf field. Jefferson High School football coaching staff will direct the camp. Football shoes are recommended. Cost is $50. Information: Jefferson head coach Jon Leverenz (952-806-7723).

Jaguar basketball camp Jefferson boys basketball camp half-day sessions are June 13-17 and June 20-24 from 9 a.m. to noon at Jefferson High School Activity Center. For more information, visit the Jefferson High School website or contact head basketball coach Jeff Evens (952-8067705).

Kennedy HS grad retires Scot Davis, a graduate of Bloomington Kennedy High School, has retired as Owatonna’s head wrestling coach after 25 seasons. Davis also coached nine years at Hutchinson, Bird Island-Lake Lillian and Belcourt, N.D. Davis is the winningest high school wrestling coach in U. S. history with 984 dual meet victories. His 1998 and 2005 Owatonna teams won state Class 3A championships.

Kennedy BB camp dates There will be four separate Kennedy boys basketball summer camp sessions from 8 to 10 a.m. at Kennedy High School. Offensive camp is June 20-23 followed by the defensive camp June 27-30, shooting camp July 18-21 and team camp July 25-28. Cost is $35 for one camp and $100 for all four camps. Camps are for boys entering grades 5-12. Registration deadline is Friday, June 17. For more information, contact Kennedy head boys basketball coach Nick Pocious at 651-329-9151.

Jefferson VB camp Bloomington Jefferson’s volleyball program is holding summer camps for girls entering grades 3-9 in the fall. Summer camps will be Aug. 8-11 at

Jefferson Activity Center. Registration forms and more information can be obtained at www.jeff2.bloomington.k12.mn.us/teachers/jhs_volleyball/. Contact Jefferson head coach Michelle Grice at 763-425-9201 or gricemichelle@yahoo.com.

Erickson stars at St. Olaf St. Olaf College sophomore Molly Erickson of Bloomington was a standout for the Oles’ women’s golf team in 2010-11. The Jefferson High School graduate earned all-conference and all-region honors. Erickson was also selected Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week twice. Erickson helped St. Olaf place first in the Wartburg Spring Invitational with rounds of 75 and 80. She was fourth individually in the conference championships. Erickson was fourth overall in the MIAC with a stroke average of 82.3.

Jefferson tennis camp Jefferson girls tennis camp for players in grades 7-12 will be July 11-13. Sessions are 9 a.m. to noon. Players of all abilities are welcome. Cost is $10 per day. Contact Jefferson head girls tennis coach Lynn Larson at 952-884-7232 for more information.

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Bloomington synchro swimmers place high in postseason competition The Bloomington Aquettes synchronized swimming team placed 10th at the state meet May 26-27 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Bloomington, coached by Alissa Moberg, finished with six points in the 13-team state field. Wayzata was state champion with 169 points. Stillwater placed second (97) and Forest Lake was third (41). Jill Crandall and Elena Vaudreuil finished fifth in long duet at state. Crandall, Grace Mandich and Emily Young placed sixth in long trio. “All our swimmers had an amazing meet,” said Moberg. Bloomington’s Olson Middle School was the site of the Central Section Meet

May 19 and 21. Vaudreuil was first in extended figures. Kaliyan Fricke, Kirsten Vacura and Lizzy Kaltenhauser placed second in short trio. Hannah Hill and Vaudreuil were seventh in short duet. Crandall and Vaudreuil won the long duet. Fricke finished fifth in short solo. Vaudreuil was second in long solo. Mandich finished fourth in long solo. The short team of Fricke, Kaltenhauser, Emma Kurvers, Maddie Peterson and Kirsten Vacura was second. Crandall, Mandich, Vaudreuil and Young were third in the extended team event. – COMPILED BY GREG KLEVEN

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Summer skating lessons The Bloomington Ice Garden Skate School is accepting registrations for the 2011 summer session. Summer session classes run from June 15 to July 27. Classes are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Classes are 30 minutes and include free practice time. Registration forms are available at the Bloomington Ice Garden and online at www.ci.bloomington.mn.us. For more information, contact skate school director Rene Gelecinskyj at bloomingtonskateschool@yahoo.com. Editor’s note: Please e-mail all Bloomington sports shorts releases to gkleven@acnpapers.com or fax to sports editor Greg Kleven at 763-424-7388. Deadline for releases is noon on Thursday for publication in next week’s Sun-Current.

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“A MEMORABLE WEEKEND” Bloomington United U15 Girls team "the Blitz", coached by Sean McKuras, participated in the NSC Cup Tournament in Blaine over the Memorial Day weekend. The team, undefeated in league play, went on to win all their tournament games and the Championship! BYSC is accepting late registrations for summer United Juniors and Kickers recreational soccer programs for pre-Kindergarten through sixth graders. Register now at www.bysc.org, or call 952-926-2844.


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Building & Remodeling

Cement, Masonry, Waterproofing

QUALITY SERVICE • Since • 1949

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952-445-6604

Cement, Masonry, Waterproofing

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Doors & Windows

BRICK MEDIC

Warm Front Windows

Specializing in brick, Stone / Chimney restore. 20 yrs. Ins 952-237-5851

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CONCRETE & MASONARY

Dale 952-831-6452

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John 952-882-0775 CONCRETE

Licensed, Bonded & Insured Concrete or Brick 60 Years of Pietig Excellence

Drives/Brick/Blk Stone, Stucco, Fireplace. Exp/Competitive

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Andy 612-968-3842 QUALITY WORK 1ST CALL Res/Commercial PATIOS STEPS FLOORS ADDITIONS DRIVES WALKS BRICK BLOCK MASONRY/CHIMNEY WORK DRAIN TILE MC/VISA Bonded Insured BBB Member

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Colored & Stamped Concrete

Steps Walls Driveways Patios

Retaining Walls

Garage Stone Work Brick Pavers Foundations Floors

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Turn your car into cash!

Local Resident Free Est.

17+ Years

Zick’s Concrete Solutions, L.L.C. Exp I know your Todd Zick (41yr Blmgtn Resident)

952-465-2227

problems... We’re neighbors!

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952-854-0630 • 612-824-8135 www.gjgardnercrete.com

Excel Drywall, LLC For All Your Drywall Needs. Free Est. No Job Too Small 30 yrs exp. Ins. 612-382-8980

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Dan 651-235-7997

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Chimney & FP Cleaning

SWEEP • INSP. • REPAIR Full Time • Professional Ser. Certified/ Registered / Insured 29 Yrs Exp. Mike 952-933-8005

londonairechimney service.com

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Decks

DECK DIRTY?

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Pool/Hot Tub Surrounds Jon Dimich Deck Creations

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Doors & Windows

A.L.J. 612-986-3476

Doors  Windows  Egress New Installs  Free Ests. 20+ Years Lic #20631172 Locally owned & operated!

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Garage Builders

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Electric Repairs

Flooring & Tile

#1 in Hardwood Refinishing

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CLEANING & REPAIRS Serving Area for 26 Years Jim 952-933-8005

A+ Angie's List 952-474-4355

Free Estimates/Low Prices Excellent References

Call 952-451-1037

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Hauling

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Impressions **

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Curt's Hardwood Floors Refinishing & Installation

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Lic#CAO4854

JNH Electric 612-743-7922

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Fencing

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Garage Builders

Call Today for your FREE ESTIMATE St. Paul 651.645.0331 Minneapolis 612.379.0949

Visit our showroom at: 654 Transfer Rd. 16B, St. Paul www.SusselBuilders.com

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Call Scott 952-890-9461 Low Budget Hauling Appliance Pickup/Disposal Sr. Disc. 612-221-8481

HAULING Concrete-Brush-Const Debris 2-40yd containers for cleanups

Total Sanitation Service 612-861-2575

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Handyperson

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Call Don @ 952-890-4792 A-1 Work Ray's Handyman

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Ray 612-281-7077 Repair/ Remodel/ Build Insured. License #20626270

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763-546-PANE (7263)

Craftsman Inspired Design

Cleaning Since 1990 Cover's & Screening

Custom Cabs-Water Damage Drywall-Painting-Complete Tile Service. 952-607-7413

GUTTER-WINDOW

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Handyperson

Put Mr. Handyman to work for you!

Wall Repair Tile Install/Repair Door Install/Adjust Caulk/Grout Deck Repair/Clean/Stain Locally Owned & Operated Professional, Safe & Reliable



LIC#20633898 Bonded & Insured

952-314-8767 www.mrhandyman.com

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Blown-In Insulation Free est. 7 days a week. Contact Brad anytime. 763-221-5717

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Landscaping

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Housecleaning

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Landscape 2000 Inc. Free Ests/Ins 952-446-9707

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952-392-6888 2350 Landscaping

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Van Buren Landscape Call 952-292-7453

MDH Lead Supervisor

AP HANDYMAN, LLC

Gutters

Jim@JimPane.com

Call Joe @ 952-886-3888

Energy Focus Insulation Attic, Walls, Vents, Ice Dam Control. 35 yrs Exp/Insured Henry 952-884-0307

Dale 952-941-8896 office 612-554-2112 cell schultzecontracting.com

GARAGE DOORS & OPENERS

2270

No job too small. Lic# 20636754

Insulation & Weatherproofing

“Soon To Be Your Favorite Contractor!”

Furniture Repair

REPAIRS DONE IN HOME 35 Yrs Exp. Wood, Upholstery& Recliner. 10Yr guar. on re-gluing Free Est. Pick up & Delivery Jay 952-935-3349

2260

JMR Home Services LLC Home Remodeling & Repair.

2320

Wall/Ceiling Repair/Texture Tile, Carpentry, Carpet, Paint.

SANDING – REFINISHING Roy's Sanding Service Since 1951 CALL 952-888-9070

2250

Handyperson

2290

6-30 Yard Dumpsters

Lower Level Remodels

952-292-2349

Nick 952-201-6956 No Job Too Small!!

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612-598-2276

612-501-1093

Great Time for a New Garage! Mention this ad for a 10% Spring Discount!

Wooden Fences Build/repair, deck repair Keith 612-839-7655

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Gutters

2270

Desperately Need Work!

2110

Stain & Restore Its Beauty 1 yr Finish Warr Per Specs. Deck & Porch Repairs 20 yr exp Ins/Affordable 612-597-0472

Sun•Classifieds 952-392-6888

Fencing

20+ Years In Tiling

Free Ests Owner/Operator Reiman Int. 612-598-6381

Call Ron 612-750-6300

952-201-4817

2170

Drywall

Ceiling & Plaster Repair

All types of Concrete Work Regal Enterprises Inc Roofing, Siding, Windows Gutters. Insurance Work. Since 1980. Lic. 20515711

www.egresswindowguy.com 763-544-2775 Mark Johnson Lic.(20396184) Bond/Ins'd

2210

HANDYMAN Carpentry, Remodeling, Repair & Painting Services. I'd love to do it all! 612-220-1565

LetUs Be Your Handyman!

Let Us Increase the Value of Your Home • Landscaping Rock & Mulch • Full Landscape Services • Lawn Irrigation

• Brick Patios, Driveways & Sidewalks • Keystone or Boulder Walls

FREE ESTIMATES • Licensed/Insured

952-943-0127 Jim Cooper, Jr. Landscaping Inc.

Quality Work Since 1983 Member: MNLA,

• Licensed/Insured • FREE Est.

YOUR HOMETOWN LANDSCAPER • Patios, Walks, Retaining Walls • Shrubbery Removal & Replacement • Shrubs, Trees, Perennials Planted • Deco. Rock, Edging, Brush/Buckthorn Clearing • Mulch Installation (Many Varieties) • Complete Landscape Renovation & Design Visit our website:

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• Shrubs • Mulching • Removal

Free Estimates

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You name it we can do it!

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612.869.2454

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www.groundscareinc.com

952-924-2441 LICENSED • INSURED • MNLA

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Landscaping

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Lawn & Garden

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In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Lawn & Garden

2360

AMP Services Lawn Care Landscaping, Rototilling. 952-292-1714 Insured

E-Z Landscape Retaining/Boulder Walls, Paver Patios, Bobcat Work, Sod, Mulch & Rock. Decks & Fences

Lawn & Garden

Field of Green Lawncare Resid & Comm Free Ests Lawn Clean Ups, Wkly Mowing Roto-tilling. 952-807-1612

Silver Fox Services Affordable - Dependable Lic'd/Ins'd/BBB Accredited

Call 952-334-9840 Call To Book 2011 Lawn Serv.

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RETAINING WALLS Water Features & Pavers.

Call 952-882-9029

30+ Yrs Exp /Owner Operator

763-420-3036 952-240-5533

100% Satisfaction Guar!

Garden Design & Maintenance Services

Offering Complete Landscape Services

Garden Design & Remodel Plant Installations Containers & Window Boxes Expertise. Creative Designs. Beautiful Results.

alandsapecreations.com

Over 26 Years of Service 10% Disc. for season contract Insured / Free Estimates Contracts include:  Spring Clean Up  Weekly Mowing  Fall Clean Up

952-888-4296

2360

www.greenvalleymn.com

2350

Landscaping

2350

Landscaping

LOWEST PRICES, BEST QUALITY

HARDSCAPES We will beat any written estimate by 10-20%

Retaining walls, Fire pits, Paved patios, Water features, Paved walkways & driveways

SOFTSCAPES

612-272-3619 612-387-4849

 

612-919-1938 952-926-8232

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Quality Residential

651-699-3504

www.rooftodeck.com Code #78

Powerwashing, Decks, Staining, & Repairs 612-839-2239

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Roofs, Siding, & Gutters

RAINBOW ROOFING A Family Operated Bus.

H20 Damage – Plaster Repair

Wall Paper Removal INTERIOR EXTERIOR LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1978

CALL NOW FOR BEST PRICING on LAWN MOWING & FERTILIZING www.fertilawnmn.com Bloomington, MN • 952-884-7331

952.278.0126

Residential & Commercial

Call Now For Weekly Mowing Landscaping • Fertilization

Retaining Walls, Pavers, Shrubs, Mulch. CONCRETE: Driveway, Walks, Steps, Patios

2420

Painting

2420

Painting

A Fresh Look, Inc. Interior/Exterior Painting by the Pros Bonded & Insured Free Est. • Senior Discounts

Lic. #20626700 Credit Cards Accepted

612-825-7316/952-934-4128 www.afreshlookinc.com

Right Way PAINTING 20 years exp. Degreed Shop Teacher Exterior/Interior Painting Powerwashing • Decks • Fences Window Glazing & Repairs 2 Year Labor / 10 Year Paint Warranty

612.839.2239 • 612.866.0949 WWW.RIGHTWAYMN.COM

Allen's Perfect Painting Ceiling & Drywall Repair BBB Member. Call anytime. Lic/Ins. Free Est. 612-388-2884

Bell Professional Painting 20 yrs serving SW Ext Ptg Best Prices 952-949-0444

Over 10 yrs Experience • Free Estimates 612-423-2227

WINDOWS/SIDING Family Owned & Operated Since 1949

Re-roofs Tear-offs BBB Free Est. MC/Visa No Subcontractors Used. Lic/Ins. 952-891-8586

A German Craftsman

Paint, Plaster, papering 30yrs quality work, Ref's Seasonal Rates. Reliable roosterpainting.com Est. Int/Ext 952-484-4867

BLOMQUIST EXT SidingRoofs-Soffit-Fascia-Gutters-

Fast Turnaround SERVING THE Reduce Energy Bills ENTIRE METO AREA Free Estimates MN LICENSE Bank Financing #20316811 Available BONDED • INSURED

Lic#20172580 763-754-2501

Limited Offer

www.blomquistexteriors.com

Constructive Solutions, LLC. Hail Damage Repair, Roofs Siding, Windows & Decks. Lic#20637738 – Insured Mc/Visa Sr. Discounts 612-810-2059 Mbr:BBB

Triple Glass for the Price of Double Glass

(651) 644-6900 (952) 920-8888

Paint Drywall Lic 20444019 Ron 612-720-6525 DAVE'S PAINTING and WALLPAPERING Int/Ext • Free Est • 23 Yrs Will meet or beat any price! Lic/Ins Visa/MC BBB 952-469-6800 DAVE'S Painting Int/Ext 3 Rooms $175. Paper rem Enamel Refs avail. 952-201-1577

Topcoat Painting, LLC Free est. Ins. Wall, ceiling, & text. repair. 612-508-2542.

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Paperhanging

ACCREDITED BUSINESS

Call For Free Estimate www.WesternConstructionInc.com

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Lic. # 20177881

Family Owned Local Company

Right Way Painting

Ceiling & Wall Textures

Mulch, Rock, Edging, Sod,

Lawn & Landscape Officer

CALL US AT See Us At www.DunRiteMN.com

Painting & Drywall

www.adcreativelandscaping.com Plantings & Irrigation Services

Terry Ingram

Int./Ext Painting/Staining & texturing. Free Est. 952-474-6258 Ins/Bond Major Credit Cards Accepted

952-461-5155

DECK CLEANING & STAINING

612-802-8100

FREE Estimates

FREE ESTIMATES

20 Years Locally Owned and Operated

Shingles /Cedar Shake Reas rates-. 20+ yrs exp. Lic/Ins

Would You Like To Have More Beauty In Your Yard? We Will Restore or Expand Your Existing Gardens. Experienced Gardeners Call Linda 612-598-3949

A Lawn Service – Clean-Ups, Gardens, Hauling. Cheap Rates. Call Bryan 763-276-0368

Ext/Int Painting Reasonable Rates FREE Est. EARL 952-944-7983

3 Interior Rooms/$250 Wallpaper Removal. Drywall Repair. Cabinet Enameling and Staining. 25 yrs exp. Steve 763-545-0506

Beautiful Gardens

Complete Storm Repairs

Powerwashing

*A and K PAINTING*

952-392-6888

Dun-Rite Roofing & Siding Co.

Painting

2490

Roofs, Siding, & Gutters

2510

GOT STORM DAMAGE?

SAVE MONEY - Competent master plumber needs work. Lic#M3869 Jason 952-891-2490

Advertise your sale in Sun•Classifieds

952-884-3200

16yrs Exp Owner/Operator Weekly Mowing, Fertilizing, Pruning, Power Rake, Aeration Landscaping. Call 952-406-1229

An Honest Plumber

Guaranteed Results.

SorensenLawnCare.com

Lawn & Garden

2420

Roofs, Siding, & Gutters

2510

Ins/Bond Lic. #57327-MR Dan 952-465-2926

Expert Texturing-Ptg -Water Damage Reas. Prices-Senior Disc. *Free Est. 612-927-5532*

15+ years exp. Free Ests/Lic’d/Ins’d

763-441-7575

Household & Office Movers Reasonable Rates ICC 52334 35Yrs Exp Sr. Disc Call 763-566-8955

Plumbing

Having a Garage Sale?

16 Years of Experience Mowing, Spring and Fall Cleanups Fertilization Aeration / Free Est.

www.fernbrooklandscape.com

A Local Mover

Robinson Moving

2470

Professional and Prompt

SORENSEN LAWN CARE

COMPLETE LANDSCAPING: • Interlocking Pavers • Retaining Walls • Sprinkler Systems

Moving, Storage & Shipping

*A1 CEILING & WALLS*

Van Buren Landscape 952-292-2026

#1 in Customer Service & Professional Design

2380

612-724-2672 Local Owner/Installer. High Quality Work @ Reas. Rates . Siding & Windows LIFE TIME GUAR. Ins/ Lic. BBB

TOP QUALITY ROOFING FOR LESS $$$$ Two Teacher Construction Re-Roofing - Tearoffs. Large crew done in a day! Immaculate clean-ups Ins Lic # 20073200 Ref's

952-472-5670

BBB

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Powerwashing

ROOFING • SIDING • WINDOWS • EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE • Hardiplank® Siding • QUICK RESPONSE TIME • HAIL DAMAGE 763-550-0043 • FREE INSPECTIONS 9 52-476-7601 • STATE LIC# 6793 • ESTABLISHED IN 1984 651-221-2600 www.GatesGeneralContractors.com

2490

Powerwashing

2490

Powerwashing

PRO PAPER HANGING Removal, Paint/Plaster Work Guar/Refs/Ins/Free Ests

35yrs Exp. 952-377-4612

2470

BOB’s

Plumbing

763-792-2999 Geno's Sewer & Drain

Special $89/with ad! *A One Man Company* Toilets, Faucets, Sm jobs

Commercial and residential pressure washing Decks strip & seal, roof washing, house washing, concrete cleaning and staining. Full exterior washing.

Steve 612-940-5920 Lic#4040

Our job is to make you look good!

A RENEW PLUMBING •Drain Cleaning •Repairs •Remodeling •Lic# 004914PM Bond/Ins 952-884-9495

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Roofs, Siding, & Gutters

#1 All Area Tree/Shrub Lg/Sm - Cut/trim/remvl Ins'd. Sr disc. 612-532-1162

Why Wait Roofing LLC

$0 For Estimate Timberline Tree & Landscape. Summer Discount - 25% Off Tree Trimming, Tree Removal, Stump Grinding 612-644-8035 Remove Large Trees & Stumps CHEAP

Tear-offs & New Construction Siding & Gutters Over 17 yrs exp. Free est. Rodney Oldenburg

612-210-5267 952-443-9957 Lic #20156835 • Insured

612-203-4309

Call 612-866-3273 15% Spring Discount

Stump Removal

Tree Trimming & Removal. Lot Clearing. Full Yard Landscaping. Fully Insured. Call 612-390-0293 Dynamic Tree & Landscaping

Call Jeff for STUMP REMOVAL Narrow Access or Backyards. Insured Jeff 612-578-5299

15% Summer Discount

NOVAK STUMP REMOVAL Free Est Lic/Ins 952-888-5123

Tree Trimming & Removal

Premier Tree Service

612-396-9345

SMITH'S STUMP GRINDING

$80 1 stump/$140 for 2 Incl. 30” Stump 763-208-3189

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612-275-2574 AJ's Tree Service LLC

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Trimming & Removal Free Estimates & Insured

Roofs, Siding, & Gutters

612-827-7980 A Good Job!!

15 yrs exp.

Thomas Tree Service Immaculate Clean-up! Tree Removal/Trimming Lot Clearing & Stump Removal Free Estimates 952-440-6104

www.vincestree.com Full Tree & Landscape Services.

Lawn Mowers, Etc. 30 Years Exp. Pick-up/Delivery Avail.

2600

BUCKTHORN SPECIALIST Tree Trimming & Removals Chip & Haul Any Brush Or Tree Material. Best Rates. Chipper Always Available

NEW HORIZONS TREE & LANDSCAPING

Fully Licensed & Insured “We take pride in our work”

TUNE-UP/REPAIR

 CHIP & CLIP 

Forget The Rest

BIG TREES & STUMPS CHEAP!!

Small Engine Repair

Tree Service

2620

Will Beat Anybody's Price!

We Take Care of Insurance Claims Offering the Best Extended Manufacturers Warranty

2560

Tree Service

2620

Call The Best!!

Serving The Entire Metro Area. 763-954-1063 BBB Accredited Business

Parkway Tree Service Quality Work At Affordable Prices! Trimming/Removal & Stump Removal. Lic/Ins. Free Ests Leo 612-210-0381/952-933-1458 TREE REMOVAL/TRIMMING Shrub Pruning Free Ests Lic'd / Ins'd / 20 Yrs Exp. 952-922-7543 / 763-535-7512

2630

Upholstery & Slipcovers

Affordable Custom Uphols Upholstery – Slipcovers Visa/MC Jan 612-824-7376

2660

Window Cleaning

BLUE SKIES Window Cleaning 14 Yrs Exp Free Est. Insured

952-467-2447 Luke

Polaris Snowmobile & ATV's. Non-working only. Will pick-up, will pay cash! Call 612-987-1044

pzipf7570@charter.net

3500

Glen Haven: 2 plots, 2 vaults w/companion headstone. Value $8,990. Asking $6,500/BO. 218-828-3608

2620

Window Cleaning 612-529-4444

2750

Schools & Instruction

Lic # 20431519BC

Tennis Lessons

952-934-7600

USPTA Pro - 15 years exp. CALL RON 651-292-0043

Tree Service

Since 1978

Tree Service

2620

Arbor Tech Tree & Landscape, Inc. • Tree Trimming • Storm Cleanup • Tree Removal • Land Clearing • Stump Removal • And Much More...

FREE ESTIMATES Winter Discounts Senior Discounts Senior Discounts

763-219-7796 Great Service • Affordable Prices Serving the Entire Metro Area LICENSED/INSURED

www.arbor-tech.com

Plymouth, MN

Ideal Tree Service 20% Summer Discount

Tree Removal, Tree Trimming High Risk Climbing, Stump Grinding and Storm Clean Up

A+ on t is Angies L MN Certified Arborist

Quality Work and Low Rates

Free Ests Lic’d & Ins’d

DAN WIMMER • (952) 881-2122

Garage Sales this week Bloomington

3506

* ANNUAL SALE *

3130

Estate Sales

BLOOMINGTON

Estate/Moving Sale 8730 2nd Ave. South Fri 6/10 (8-4); Sat 6/11 (8-3) Furn. incl. Qn BR set, DR Tbl & 8 chairs, Kitchen setTbl w/inlaid tiles, glass, dishes, kitchen, linens, costume jewelry, toys, games, dolls. Many records incl. Christmas & Childrens. Sheet music, & full garage!

Augsburg College Associates

Plymouth 6/10-11 (9-5) 17620 11th Ave. North Furniture, Antiques, Kitchen & Garage

3160

Furnishings

8443 5 Ave. South June 9, 10, 11 (9a - 5p) 11101 France Av S. 6/9-11 (8-5). HH, tools, col., fishing, cloz, Xmas, books, toys.

Antiques., Anvill cases, furn, cloz, dishes, glassware, lamps & misc. June 9-10-11 (8-5) 10215 & 10220 Pleasant Ave

Huge Indoor Sale June 8-10 and June 13-17 Normandale Comm. College

9700 France Ave. South 8:30am-3:30pm (Rm. C2120) Downsizing 6/9 & 6/11 (8-6) HH, furn, sports equip., cloz. Cash only. 9425 Briar Rd.

Christ the King Lutheran FUNDRAISER for VEAP

6/10 (9 - 5)

6/11 (9 - 12)

8600 Fremont Ave. So. 5' Brazilian teak table with 6 chairs. $200. Plymouth 763-473-4028 BED: Queen/King mattress set, 12” thick, Euro-pillow top, new in plastic. MSRP $799; sell for $350. Can deliv.

www.bedsmn.com Jen 612-424-3419

3000

3010

Merchandise Antiques

Misc. For Sale

Matching sofa, chair, ottoman. 5 pc. sect. w/2 built in Lazyboys. Washer, dryer, refrig. Qn sz sleigh bed frame; misc. items All good cond! Best offer. 763-545-5057

MOVING: Couch, futon, exercise equip for sale. All exc cond! Call 952-890-6845 Wrought Iron Porch Furn. set w/cushions. Tbl, chrs, sofa. Ex cond! 952-935-9470

3270

Misc. Wanted

Buying Old Trains & Toys

STEVE'S TRAIN CITY

Carver & Chaska Occasional Markets DOWNTOWN CARVER

952-933-0200

3160

Furnishings

3509

Burnsville

Coventry Court Townhomes - Property Wide Garage Sales Multi-Family. Corner of 42 & Chicago Ave. 6/10-11 (8-4)

3514

Columbia Heights

30+ Houses Fri-Sat 6/10-11 (8a-4p) 36½ - 40th Aves & Central Ave - Johnson

th

HALF-PRICE PLANTS FRI+SAT Bloomington 6101 Timberglade Drive Multi-Family 6/8 (4-8p) 6/9-11 (9a-5p) Kids, Adults. 242 Mission Circle PLANTS: Perennial/Annual-many varieties! 6/9-10 (96); 6/11 (9-3) 8237 Sheridan Ave. & 8219 Russell Ave. S.

HUGE SALE

FREE ESTIMATE S

Roofing • Siding • Windows

Misc. Wanted

3270

Burial Plot Avail in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens (Garden of the Apostles). Valued at $2625 will sell for $1400. (715) 839-7570

3260

CONSTRUCTION & REMODELING

Cemetery Lots

Lazy Boy Power Lift recliner, heat & massage. $500. Call 952-423-4721

Roofs, Siding, & Gutters

2510

3090

100+ Families! Incredible Variety of Items

Nativity of Mary School Gym June 9 - 10 - 11 Thurs & Fri 8-5; Sat 9-12 $1.00 Adm. - Proceeds benefit 8th Grade Class Use Gym Entrance 99th St & Lyndale Ave

3507

Brooklyn Center

Multi Fam: 6/9-11 (9-6), HH, Furn, lamps, misc. 2900 64th Ave North

3508

Brooklyn Park

6/11 (8-4) 3118 98th Av N New cupboards, womens cloz xs/s & craft supplies.

3160

Furnishings

3523

Eagan

6/10-12 (8-4) Vintage items, shoes, kid/adult cloz, sports cards, tools, furn., knives

4138 Pennsylvania Ave.

3525

Edina

2-Family Sale: Furniture, chairs, bed, lamps, sm. applcs., foosball table, treadmill, HH items, books, rugs, more! Thurs./Fri. (9-5); Sat. (9-12) 5716 McGuire Rd.

Edina Estate Sale Unique 1800's to 1950's Estate Sale! Extremely rare books, dishes & silver. June 9 & 10 (8:30-5:30); June 11 (8:30-12)

4302 Branson Street Check website for details

www.willmatthill.com MOVING – everything must go. Furn., more! Fri, Sat, Sun (9-5) 6133 Westridge Blvd.

Thurs/Fri (10-4) Lots of stuff! Furn, HH, etc. Cash only. 5602 Sherwood Ave

3526

Excelsior

Our Savior Church 23290 Hwy 7 (Hwy 7 & 41) www.oslcs.org June 8 (5-8) $5 Adult June 9 (8-6); June 10 (9-3) June 11 (9-12) $3 Bag Day

3531

Golden Valley

LUMBER: Approx. 8,000 bd. ft., misc. dimensions, 8', 10', 12' lengths. Call for details & price 763-561-2494 Double Exposure Place your classified ad with us and be placed on our Web Site! 952-392-6888

Long Lake

Rummage Sale: St. George Church June 9-10 Th 9a-8p; Fri 9a-1p. (Fri - $3/Bag)

Multi Family 6/9-11 (8am-?) Cloz, toys, HH items, more! 6950 Plymouth Ave. North

Thurs-Sat 6316 Phoenix St nr GV Rd. & Douglas Dr, GD signs. Much hardwre, HH, tools & lots of misc.

3539

Maple Grove

Sale 6/9-10, 10-6pm, 6/ 11, 10-4pm. Collect, HO Gauge train slot mach-needs work desk w/chr, ice cream chrs, TV, HH, cloz, books, toys, misc. 6425 Eagle Lake Dr

3554

Minnetonka

All Saints Garage Sale

15915 Excelsior Blvd June 8 & 9 (8-6) Kids cloz, toys, HH, books, furn, more! 952-934-4156 Estate/Moving 6/10-11 (84) HH items, tools, furn., misc 3540 Robinwood Terr. TJ Max Of Yard Sales: 6/910 (8-4), Furn, décor accessories, Women/Boys Cloz, Bikes, Art & Much More! 4013 Huntingdon Drive

3555

Mound

Fri/Sat only. 6/10-11 (7am) Furn., home décor, yard/garden. 5966 Chestnut Rd

3561

New Hope

MOVING: June 10-11 (9-5) Furn, dishes, tools, toys, misc. 3027 Ensign Ave N

3565

Plymouth

HUGE SAMPLE SALE Thurs-Sat, June 9-11 (9-4) NEW - Gifts, Gadgets, Games, HH items and Father's Day Gifts.

15725 51st Place North

Hopkins

LARGE GARAGE SALE 328 TH Hopkins area Westbrooke Patio Homes 2/3 mi. S. of Excelsior Blvd. & 11 th Avenue So.

Building Supplies

3545

3547

Multi-Family Sale 6/9-11 (9-5) 5341 48th Ave No

DOWNTOWN CHASKA

3060

June 11/18/25 (8-5) Best offer! Tons of Toys/ Baby/Boy Shoes, Clothes, Sporting good items. 17044 Hamilton Dr.

Crystal

4712 Baker Rd 6/10-12 (8-4) Moving & Estate Sale Everything Must Go!

Antiqs, garden, vintg., summer

Lakeville

133 N. Brown Rd 952-473-1247

3519

* Mustard Moon * Seasons * The Good Junk Garage * The Vintage Cottage * Ms. Mac's Too Linda's Cellar * LaLa Land June 16, 17, 18 Thurs (10-5); Fri-Sat (10-4)

3543

Multi-Family! 6/10-11 (9-5). Cloz, toys, HH, furn, books & more. 15915 27th Ave N

3567

Richfield

St Richard's Catholic Church 7540 Penn Ave S. Fri, 6/10 (9-5); Sat, 6/11 (9-12) - $4 Bag Day

3568

Robbinsdale

Estate sale: 4285 W. Bdwy. 6/9-12, #8am Thurs. 10a-4p This is truly a diggers sale! The house is packed! Lots of cut glass, Suess June 11 (8am-4pm) stained glass tbl lamp, Handel base, lots of kero, Lakeville gas & elec shades, apothocary jars, store candy jars, 6/17 (9-3) & 6/18 (8-1), Oak old pattern glass, butter desk, Kitchen, cloz, Furn, molds, hall trees, oak sec, HH 7666 170th Street West bk cases, store coffee grinder, misc S/P, fig's, 6/4 (7:30-1); & 6/11 (7:30-1) clocks, post cards, sheet Quality HH items-kitchen, music & ice cream chairs. kids toys/cloz (girls sz. 3-5) You will truly find something! John, 612-747-4774 18455 Jamaica Path

3543

3568

Robbinsdale

Furn., HH items, small refrig., much more! 6/10-11 (8-5). 2774 McNair Drive N.

3577

South Minneapolis

Estate Sale 6/9-10 (8-5) Everything must go!

5504 Dupont Ave. South ESTATE: 6/12 (8-4) HH, Furn., Antiqs., R-Wing, Bl. Willow. 5915 Sheridan S.

3583

St. Louis Park

1625 Kentucky Av S. 6/9-11 (9-5) HH, craft suppls., new perfumes/body lotions, misc Sorenson N'brhd 20+ Sales 6/11 (8-2) Btwn Hwy 100 & Wooddale; Mtka Blvd & Lake

3598

Other Metro

Moving Sale 6/11 (8-5) Furniture, Noritake china, loads of kitch/baking, HH 33 2nd Street E., Waconia

Garage Sales next week

3600

3603

Apple Valley

Big Sale!! 6/16 – 6/18 (8 – 4 pm) Baby stuff, cloz 0-adlt, hh. 5718 126th ST W

3606

Bloomington

W. Blmgtn: Thurs/Fri 6/1617 (8-5) HH, bks, cloz, furn., pet items 4641 Kingsdale Dr

3608

Brooklyn Park

Teacher/School/Family Sale Bkcases, U-table, HH, & misc. Sat, 6/18 (9:30a-3p) 7904 Idaho Circle No.

3614

Columbia Heights

Silent Auction Sat., June 18 (8-10am) Woods/Metals Shop Equip. Kitchen Appliances Columbia Hts. Public Schools

Central Middle School 900 49th Ave NE Contact Tom Foley for list of all equipment. foleyt@colheights.k12.mn.us

763-528-4454

3619

Crystal

6/17-18, 9am-4pm. One ten inch dual cutoff saw. Two Bergmaster auto drills, electric motors and pumps, tools, bearings. One ideal lawn sharpener. 7315 33rd Ave N

3621

Deephaven

Huge Multi-Famly Sale 6/16-18 (8-6). Antiqs, character/Barbie dolls, patio furn, HH, cloz, misc, more! 4645 Maple Hill Drive Moving Sale 6/17 (7-6) 6/18 (7-2) Furn., wash/dry, full garage+ 20430 Linwood Rd

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3624

Eden Prairie

Multi-Family Olympic Hills

6/16 (8-4) 6/17 (8-2) Sport. goods, furn, HH, toys, cloz 9444, 9445, 9451 Olympia Dr

3625

Edina

3900

3970

Agriculture/ Animals/Pets Pets

AKC. Vizsla puppies for sale. Great hunting/pet. Call Doug 320-699-0601

Bichon/ShiTzu puppies, 10 Lots of baby items, books, weeks, shots. Cute! Paper furn & more. 6/16-18 (8-5) trained, $300. 763-571-7942 5909 Walnut Dr. Black Lab F, 9 mo old, shots, spayed, gentle dispoLakeville sition $150/BO 763-300-7837

3643

Sale 6/16-23 8a-6p. Kids toys & collectibles. Everything! 16318 Gannon Ave.

3654

Minnetonka

Mound

South Saunders N'brhd (Hwy 110) Multi-Fam/Moving 6/16-17 (8-4). HH, kids cloz, furn., electronics, toys

3665

Plymouth

Sat 6/18 (8A-4P), wine fridge, golf, fishing, flooring, more. 10205 47th Av N

3668

Solids & Parti's 763-434-5303 www.castandardpoodles.com

4000

Family Care

Robbinsdale

Moving Multi-Fam June 16-18, 9-6

4300

Home Health Care Providers

Mature Caregiver/Comp. Good company, own car, light hswrk, errands. Many ref's. Colleen 612-839-8520

4400

Nannies/ Babysit/Services

Need a babysitter? Safe reliable care for Inf/Toddler & older kids. Avail. weekday eves & Wkends. 952-474-4289

5000

5200

Rentals Townhouse For Rent

Eden Prairie 2br, 1ba, Gar. Spacious lvg rm! Rent spc'l 88xx Jasmine Ln 612-310-4259

4046 Adair Ave. No.

3673

Savage

St John's Church Sale

This space could be yours.

952-392-6888

12508 Lynn Ave. (Enter #1 door to school) Early bird $3 Adm. 6/22 (58); 6/23-25 (9-8); Bag sale 6/25 (9-1) $5/bag or 5 bags for $20.

3647

St. Anthony

Estate/Garage 6/16/-18 (9-5) Furn, HH, hand tools, fish. gear, refrig. 3300 Croft Dr.

3683

St. Louis Park

HUGE SALE! 2827 Aquila Av S. 6/16 – 6/18, 9-4. Furn, hh, new gift items, some antiques & misc. Cash only

3700

Leisure

3720

Boats, New & Used

14' Starcraft Aluminum Boat, Motor, Trailer, New Tires. $1100 763-566-7600 Pontoon boat: 18', 1999, Aurora. 50hp ES Outboard motor, boat cover & Bimini top, $3,300. 952-393-9967

3810

Senior Rentals

Talheim in Chaska Standard Unit Rent based on income. For 62+ years. Noon meal available. Smoke Free Available April 1st

Sporting Goods & Misc

Schwinn Action 10, excercycle: Like new $80. 952-929-1046. Reach More Readers Place your classified ad with us and automatically get an ad on our Web Site!

6400

Apartments & Condos For Rent

7000

5800

Roommates Wanted

Bloom LL hm, LR, br, ba, kit, ldry, gar, no smk/pets util inc $565. 952-831-0306

Real Estate

Brainerd Lakes-Whitefish New Cabins under $100K 866-940-7069 for Open Times CottagesOnWhitefish.com

7400

Apartments & Condos For Sale

Edina Beautifully updated condo. Stainless, Granite, 1BR, 1BA. $119,900 If need financing avail. 815-762-1363

9000

952-361-0310 9050 EHO

Garage/Warehouse Sale! 8-2 inside. June 16, 17, 18 1515 5th St S, #B Hopkins/Minnetonka

3655

Poodles Standard Puppies

5100

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Employment

Health Care

9050

LPN- Pediatrics Full time days and rotate Sat ams. Edina loc. Assist phys, procedures, inj. Exc. benef. Fax: 952-278-6947

PCA PCA needed in Central Bloomington. 10am-5pm every other Sat & Sun. More hours available in the future. Transfer experience preferred. Call Molly at (952) 814-7400

Health Care

Triage Registered Nurse Busy peds clinic in West metro. PT phone triage C.N.A. Candidates must with benefits. Flexibility a have 1 year of working exp must for vac/ill coverage. & current CPR certifica- Strong caring work ethic. tion. Please email resume Fax resume to Sue: to; info2@alleviacare.com 952-473-7908

COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES FOR SALE • FOR LEASE

6400

Apartments & Condos For Rent

Richfield

Live Among Friends Upscale Community Indoor Pool, Spa & Sauna Business Center, Game Room, Exercise Facility Washer/Dryer, Ceiling Fans & Fireplaces Underground Parking Included. Near Airport, MOA & Southdale. 1, 2 & 3 BR's $985-$1625 RENT NOW 1 Month Free on Select Units The Oaks on Pleasant 6600 Pleasant Ave

612-259-2700

FOR LEASE - Bloomington 8147 Pleasant Ave S 3,244 sf office/warehouse Loading dock, industrial power. Near 35W & 494 intersection. $1,600/month net. Jim 952-888-9225 or 612-799-0755

Approximately 6400 sq ft of warehouse space, with one dock, private warehouse office and one drive in door. South Blmgtn $3500 per month gross rent. (Includes taxes, insurance, utilities, all operating expenses.) Call 651-414-6055 for details/showing.

We would like to thank the following buildings for providing 100% Smoke-Free apartment living! Eden Place Eden Prairie Eden Glen Eden Prairie Shadow Green Eden Prairie Burning Tree West Eden Prairie Castle Ridge of Presbyterian Homes Eden Prairie Find these smokefree apartments and many more! www.mnsmokefreehousing.org

9100

Help Wanted/ Full Time

ASSOCIATE TRAINEE Real Estate Career Fast Growth Potential Rolland 952-949-4724 Irene 952-949-4759 rsmaagaard@cbburnet.com Coldwell Banker Burnet cbburnet.com EOE

Biotech company Expanding! Local Sales, Marketing and Management positions Available. Hiring part and full-time. 952.232.5333

DRIVER W/ VEHICLE Large Pickup, Cargo Van or Dock Truck! Local courier company needs you! Show us your acceptable large pickup, cargo van or dock truck, good driving record, DOT phys, and we'll show you GREAT comm. rate + LOW fees = GREAT EARNING POTENTIAL! Call Jim at Elite Transportation 763-785-0124 weekdays 8am-4pm for more info. Have minimal experience delivering? Call us to see if your job experience fits. Must have solid English and customer relations skills.

9100

Help Wanted/ Full Time

Do you know Sanimax? www.sanimax.com Sanimax, located in South Saint Paul, is seeking operators to join our production team! The operator is responsible for operating all process equipment and delivering and unloading product to internal customers. We are also looking for team members with a valid CDL License (or obtain within the first 90 days) and able to work 2nd or 3rd shift. Great benefits package and competitive pay including safety incentives and cash bonuses. To be considered please pick up an application or send your resume to: Sanimax Attn: Amy Fieck PO Box 10067 Green Bay, WI 54307-0067 FAX (920)884-2988

Be your own Boss! Look for businesses for sale in Class 9010!

9100

Help Wanted/ Full Time

INBOUND CALL CENTER Large national company expanding. Full time day position. 9 to 19 per hour. Apply at vikingmagazine.com Position: inbound promotions 952 679 3175 Call today start tomorrow

Tailor/Alterations PT/FT positions for exp. tailors at a super nice store. Exc. starting pay + benefits. Jackie or Lisa (952)-934-1415 Tailors on 79th - Chanhassen

Classifieds

WORK! 952-392-6888

Sales Manager The Waconia Patriot & the Sun Patriot Newspaper group are searching for a skilled Sales Manager to lead the experienced Waconia Sales Team. The qualified candidate will work with existing sales reps to grow sales, & also make their own sales calls.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Strategizing with team members to grow revenues & exceed sales targets • Outbound prospecting from lead lists, customer lists & self-generated lists • Working collaboratively with other Waconia Patriot staff, to ensure smooth day to day operations

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum 5 years sales experience, (with preference given to experience in a senior sales and/or sales management role) • Excellent verbal & written communication, demonstrated negotiation skills, excellent presentation skills • Previous advertising sales or category experience an asset The Patriot Newspaper group’s newspapers, magazines & website have very strong readership, reach affluent markets & provide useful, timely news & information. Benefits include paid time off, health & dental coverage & retirement investment plans. Position earnings is a mixture of salary & commission & will be based upon experience. Please send a complete cover letter & resume to Jason Cole

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In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

9100

Help Wanted/ Full Time

Design Engineer-Stainless Foldcraft Co., a 100% employee-owned, manufacturer of booths, chairs, stools, cluster seating, cabinetry and millwork is currently seeking a Design Engineer for our Bloomington, MN location. This position is accountable for the creation of complete and accurate stainless product designs and specifications, as well as providing shop drawings for fabrication of product, correcting shop floor issues, assisting with materials requirements and hardware needs, and assisting with the development of a standardized procedure for production. To learn more about this opportunity, and how to apply, visit our website at www.plymold.com and click on our News and Events tab. Foldcraft Co. offers competitive wages and a complete benefit package including insurance plans, vacation, holiday and sick pay, 401(k) plan, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Having a Garage Sale?

9100

Help Wanted/ Full Time

Research/Lead Generator FULL OR PART-TIME Web development firm The Nerdery specializes in executing interactive projects, including websites, social-media and mobile apps. With a staff of 200+ and offices in Minneapolis and Chicago, The Nerdery has 150 web developers. We are seeking a full or part-time research/lead generation specialist. The position requires researching and calling on marketing and advertising agencies. Strong research and phone skills preferred; flexible work schedule during normal business hours. Calls conducted at The Nerdery. No telecommuters. Apply online http://nerdery.com/jobs Hourly + bonus

9200

Help Wanted/ Part Time

PT pos. Adm. supp. & typing. Work in your home. PC & printer supp. 10-15 hrs/mo. Fax res. To 612424-8341 or mail to PO Box 47534; Plymouth, MN 55447

Advertise your sale in Sun•Classifieds

Tailor/Seamstress

952-392-6888

Experience req. PT. Eagan location. 651-686-8706

9200

Help Wanted/ Part Time

9810

Junkers & Repairable Wanted

Quality Assurance Editor Local market research firm is looking for detail oriented people to edit Runners & Non Runners 612-810-7606 mystery shop reports. Ex- Licensed/Bonded/Insured cellent spelling, grammar www.cash4clunkers.com & phone skills a must! Requires min of 4 hrs/day & $$ WANTED $$ 1 wknd/mo. We offer paid JUNK CARS training, flexible hrs, & Viking Auto Salvage the opportunity to work Call 651-460-6166 from home. Pay averages or get a quote at $12-14/hr. Email resume & www.vikingautosalvage.com cover letter to: QEApps@BestMark.com $$$ Junk Cars & Trucks Call us 1st or Call us Last, but Call US! 612-414-4924

9500

Automotive Pontiac

06 Grand Prix: 4dr, 91K, new tires & batt. Runs & looks great. Lite hail dam on silver paint-hard to see. Black cloth int. 2nd owner. $9150/bo 612-987-1044

9676

Saturn

9810

Junkers & Repairable Wanted

$$200 + UP$ JUNK& REPAIRABLE Cars/Truck JACK'S AUTO 612-919-2707 OR 763-533-7122

**2011 POSTAL JOBS!** $14 to $59 hour + Full Federal Benefits. No Experience Required. NOW HIRING! Green Card OK. 1-866-477-4953 ext. 95 **OLD GUITARS WANTED!** Fender, Gibson, Martin, Gretsch, Prairie State, Euphonon, Larson, D'Angelico, Stromberg, Rickenbacker, and Mosrite. Gibson Mandolins/Banjos. 1930's thru 1970's TOP CASH PAID! 1-800-401-0440 *FACTORY DIRECT SATELLITE TV! Why pay retail when you can buy at factory DIRECT pricing! Lowest monthly service plans available. New Callers get FREE setup! Call NOW 1-800-935-8195

763-587-3096 anytime $200+ for most Vehicles Free Towing 952-818-2585

2-4 Bedroom Homes No Money Down No Credit Check Available Now Take Over Payments Call Now 1-866-343-4134

CASH! For Your Junked

2011 Postal Positions $13.00$36.50+/hr., Federal hire/full benefits. Call Today! 1-866-477-4953 Ext. 150

Junk & Repairable Cars & Trucks. TOP $$, Free tow,

7 day service.

Wrecks or Unwanted Vehicles. Free Tow-Aways

1994 Saturn SC2 Green, runs good! $500 612-481-3372 after 5pm

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*REDUCE YOUR SATELLITE or CABLE BILL! Confused by all these other ads, buy DIRECT at FACTORY DIRECT Pricing. Lowest monthly prices guaranteed. FREE to new callers! CALL NOW. 1-800-795-1315

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ACTORS/MOVIE EXTRAS $150-$300/Day depending on job. No experience. All looks needed. 1-800-281-5185-A103

** ABLE TO TRAVEL ** Hiring 10 people, Free to travel all states, resort areas No experience necessary. Paid training & Transportation. OVER 18. Start ASAP. 1-888-853-8411

ACTORS/MOVIE EXTRAS Needed immediately for upcoming roles $150-$300 per day depending on job requirements. No experience, All looks needed. 1-800-561-1762 Ext A-104, for casting times/locations.

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ACTORS/MOVIE EXTRAS Needed Immediately for upcoming roles $150-$300 per day depending on job requirements. No experience, All looks needed. 1-800-951-3584 A105. For casting times /locations:

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• Use the grid below to write your ad. • Please print completely and legibly to ensure the ad is published correctly.

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

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Please fill out completely.

Sun•Sailor

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