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Sunday, May 30, 2021 Volume 39, Number 46 Published weekly by the Chisago County Press Phone 651-257-5115 Fax: 651-257-5500 Email: chisago@citlink.net

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Cheryl Kempenich Chisago Lakes Area Expert

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Rebecca Carlson 651-338-8524 or RSCarlson71@gmail.com

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Film @ FRANCONIA 2021 This monthly summer film series features free outdoor films at Franconia, highlighting the best in art films, past and present.

Parking is $5/car | All films start promptly at 9pm Snacks and drinks available for purchase

Franconia encourages visitors to practice safe social distancing and wear masks when appropriate.

Paved roads, easy access. Behind Napa & Thrifty White

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saturday, June 5, 2021 The Holy Mountain (1973) 1 hour 54 minutes

Save the Dates:

July 17: The Last Angel of History & Black is the Color August 7: Warrior Women September 11: Franconia 5 Minute Film Fest October 23: Nosferatu

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2021 Summer Concert Series

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This activity is funded through a grant from the East Central Regional Arts Council through an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.



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Wednesday Nights at 6:30 pm Lions Park Band Shell—(Next to City Hall) All Concerts are FREE to the Public!

Concerts will be held in the Lindstrom Community Center if there is inclement weather. DATE


(Starts at 7:00)

EVENT (Starts at 6:30)

The White Sidewalls

American Legion Opening Ceremony

Buddy Holly & The Winter Dance Party

Honoring Health Care Providers Health Fair Night

June 2 50s & 60s DooWop / Rock & Roll Joe Wishy Car Show June 9 Buddy Holly Tribute

The Dweebs June 16 Top Hits from the 60s thru Today NonProfit Night World According to Garth

Special 2 Hour Show Starts at 6:30pm Craft Show Night “All Things Wood”

A Hard Days Night

Chisago Lakes Lions Night Unexpected Company Chorale Group

Bob & the Beachcombers

Karl Oskar Days Night Lakes Appreciation Night

June 23 Garth Brooks Tribute Band June 30 Beatles Tribute Band July 7 July 14

Surfin’ the 60s & Rockin’ the 70s

Monroe Crossing Bluegrass / Classic Country

Darlene & The Boys

July 21 Country/Variety July 28

Back Up & Push Bluegrass

Rockin’ Hollywoods

August 4 50s80s Rock

Faith Community Night Chisago Lakes High School Marching Band Public Educators Night Ian Dudley Art Show Law Enforcement Night National Night Out & CL Lions Corn Feed  River City Cloggers

CORPORATE SPONSORS: Chisago City Fire Department, City of Lindstrom, Lindstrom Fire Department, Lindstrom Boy Scout Troop #159, Borealis Dental Studio, Boudin Tax Service, Charpen琀er Team– Lakes Country Realty, Chisago Lakes Lions Club, Deutschland Meats, Kendall Howard, Kevin Stenson, Lindstrom Family Den琀stry, MidWestOne Bank, Nick & Drew’s Discount Foods, Northwoods Roasterie, Plas琀c Products, RG Realty Group– Becky Carlson, Security State Bank of Marine, Town & Country Disposal, Wally Carlson & Sons BP, Xcel Energy BUSINESS SPONSORS: Center City Fire Department, Al’s Center Saloon & Alan Honn Glass, Anderson’s Ice Cream Shoppe, Beverly Johnson, Carolyn Wishy in memory of Joe, Bob & Laurie Burington, Collins Law O ce, County Chau昀eurs, Daphne Molner, Deann Alsaker– Life Tribute Specialist, Deborah & Gary Ho昀meister, Floral Crea琀ons by Tanika, Gary & Marna Gerke, Grandstrand Funeral Home, The Huber Family in memory of Be琀y Jo Huber, Interstate CM Corp., Jewel Lake Farm, Lindstrom Drug, Lindstrom Storage Solu琀ons LLC, Lindstrom Wheel Horse, Maranatha Assembly of God, Mickelson Landscaping Inc.,

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Bill’s Auto Body Of the Week

Forest Lake, MN Dr. Thomas Hauge

Quality comes first at Bill’s Auto Body!!!!! Located on the north side of US Hwy. 8 and a mile east of US 61, Bill’s Auto Body has served customers on the north and east side of the Twin Cities with Award-Winning Auto Body Repair Services! Quality collison repair, coupled with highly trained technicians and a state-of-the-art facility, makes Bill’s Auto Body the preferred choice for individuals and businesses. Insurance companies consistently choose Bill’s Auto Body as a direct repair provider. Bill’s Auto Body is a certified repair shop for over a dozen major insurance companies, and whether or not customers are insured by one of those companies, Bill’s Auto Body offers turnkey solutions for any collision or damage repairs. As members of many Direct Repair Programs, Bill’s Auto Body strictly follows insurance company guidelines, and the shop is regularly judged to ensure delivery of quality repairs and customer satisfaction. Certified Collision Repairs. Bill’s Auto Body offers collision repair expertise at every level, including the owner/operator, production manager, body repair technicians, highly skilled painters, detailers, estimators, bookkeepers, and other support staff. All members of the Bill’s Auto Body team are fully trained, consistently up-to-date on technologies, and certified by key industry associations. Bill’s Auto Body is ready to handle everything from the smallest hail dents to high-impact collision damage. Guaranteed Quality Repairs. Bill’s Auto Body assures customers that all agreed-upon repairs are completed at the time of delivery, and will be of the quality accepted in the vehicle industry. Services

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Chamber News: Jane Dreyer, Katie Giefer, Agents CALL US FOR A QUOTE TODAY!

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7153 Lake Blvd., P.O. Box 264 Wyoming, MN 55092

Join the Chisago Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Phone: 651-257-1177 Online: www.chisagolakeschamber.com Chamber office hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. 30525 Linden Street, Lindstrom, MN

Lindstrom Motors Auto Service


All your automotive repair needs under one roof!

Lindstrom, MN 651-257-1336 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-5

Chisago City 651-213-6550

Liscensed in MN & WI

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Complete Collision Repair “WHERE QUALITY COMES FIRST” Courtesy Cars Available!

651-464-6477 1 mile N. of Forest Lake on Hwy. 8

4-1/2 miles west of Chisago City on Hwy. 8 All pets are up to date with routine shots and altered.

If you are interested in fostering or want more information, please call Northwoods, 651-982-0240 ext 13.

Northwoods Humane Society Lost & Found: 651-982-0240

™ Meet Scott How I Arrived At NHS: I was a transfer from Companion Animal Care. I am a super sweet guy! I may seem a little shy when we first meet but I warm up super fast. I love pets, especially chin rubs. Good With Kids: Unknown. Good With Cats: Unknown, but possibly with a very slow introduction Good With Dogs: Unknown

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How I Arrived At NHS: I came all the way from Texas to find my forever home.(Animal shelters in the south are overrun with animals. Northwoods takes dogs from a shelter where these dogs would otherwise be euthanized. They now will have a second chance here in Minnesota.). I love hugs and kisses - and like to give them in return. I am just a little guy so training classes would be awesome for me. Good With Kids: Unknown Good With Cats: Unknown Good With Dogs: Possibly, we recommend a slow introduction


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Sunday, May 30 Sunday Morning Worship, First United Methodist Church, Lindstrom ....................................... 9:00 a.m. Crescent Beach Methodist Cemetery Honor Guard Salute..........................................................10:30 a.m. THERE WILL BE NO SERVICE AT THE ALL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL THIS YEAR #/+4 (52310*5-41)05'$%&5 333,"4-!.40/1*/.2,)2+

Monday, May 31 St. Bridget of Sweden Catholic Church ......9:00 a.m. Fairview Cemetery, Lindstrom....................9:15 a.m. Memorial Park, Chisago City ....................10:00 a.m. West Green Lake Cemetery ......................10:30 a.m. South Green Lake Cemetery.....................11:00 a.m. Panola Cemetery ......................................11:45 a.m. St. Francis Cemetery................................12:30 p.m. Scandia Cemetery ......................................1:00 p.m.

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Alliegro Law Office, LLC Attorney at Law P.O. Box 217, 105 Main St., Center City, MN

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Serving the Chisago Lakes Area INCLUDING: •Recycling Service •10 Yard Roll-Off Boxes •Residential Pick-up Kristy Dreckman, owner

Home of the free, because of this gift from the brave.


651-674-0046 P.O. Box 460, North Branch MN 55056

Lifelong Banking Starts Here “Committed to the Chisago Lakes Area.”

Chisago Lakes 651-257-4141

Scandia 651-433-2265

Marine on St. Croix 651-433-2424

Forest Lake 651-464-1033

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Monday, May 31, 2021 Carl Linnell Post 392 American Legaion - Chisago County Post 1678 VFW MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM - MONDAY, MAY 31 Call to Oder...............................Officer in Charge Flag Raising Ceremony Invocation................... Sgt. Edward Szczepanski Address Reading “Gettysburg Address” Roll Call of the Dead .................. Randy Johnson

Salute to the Dead .. VFW & Legion Firing Squad Taps .............................................. Tim Lindgren Franconia Cemetery ............................ 9:00 a.m. Taylors Falls Cemetery ...................... 10:00 a.m. March to Interstate Bridge Salute to Maritime Dead.................... 11:00 a.m. Almelund Cemetery........................... 11:30 a.m. NO DINNER THIS YEAR All Veterans are urged to take part in these programs.

Chisago Lakes Mutual Insurance Company SINCE 1867 651-433-4805 Order Online: Located right next to McDonald’s at Chisago www.chinapandachisagocity.com 651-257-1888


TIMOTHY J. PETERSON Attorney, LLC 651-257-9249 12839 Lake Blvd., Lindstrom MN www.timpetersonlawoffice.com



FIRST STATE BANK OF WYOMING 26741 Felton Ave., Wyoming, MN


We will be closed May 31 to spend Memorial Day with our families

6115 Stacy Trail, Stacy, MN www.fsbwyoming.com

American Legion Post 85 MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM - 5/31 Kost Cemetery...........................................8 a.m. Salem Lutheran Cemetery....................9:10 a.m. West Oxford Cemetery .........................9:30 a.m. St John’s/Weber Cemetery......................10 a.m. Spring Lake Lutheran Cemetery.........10:30 a.m. North Branch Central Park .................11:30 a.m. (Names of the departed of North Branch will be read at the park with a Memorial Day speech by retired Colonel Paul Johnson of North Branch at 11:30 a.m.)

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HEALTH EQUIPMENT LENDING Program (HELP) for short-term medical equipment needs located in First United Methodist Church, Lindstrom, 651-257-4306. Wheelchairs, commodes, shower chairs, walkers, toilet risers, crutches and more. Borrow or donate. 1:11ptfndh ----------------------------------OPEN BOX BUYS! Your Top Stop for all big name brand items at garage sale prices! Don’t miss out! Visit our store at 530 W. Main St., Anoka, MN 763-421-6681.

HOMESPUN TREASURES, LINDSTROM, 12810 Lake Blvd. Unique, handcrafted, repurposed/ upcycled items. Gifts!!! Dixie Bell Chalk Paint. Always something New and Different. 1:20tfndh

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HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY seeking full-time Office Assistant to assist with the organization and running of the daily administrative operations. Responsibilities would include helping with accounts payable, payroll, receptionist & dispatching duties. Looking for someone who is motivated and organized with proficient computer/data entry skills. Apply by June 10th either on line: www.shafercontracting.com or send resumes to Shafer Contracting Co., Inc., P.O. Box 128, Shafer, MN 55074. 16:22p,23snp ----------------------------------BOOKEEPER NEEDED WITH knowledge of Quickbooks to work with accounts payable. 3-5 hours per week in Chisago City office, $20$25 per hour. Call 651-2578731. 16:22,24pdcc

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Full-Time Provide case management, care coordination, and employment supports for individuals identified as meeting Rule 79 case management eligibility. Utilize competencies in mental health, child welfare, addiction, vocational readiness and rehabilitation, and disability services. A masterÊs or bachelorÊs degree from an accredited college/university with a major in social work, psychology, sociology or closely related field, a supervised field placement providing case management services to individuals and families, one to three years of experience in a human services setting. $22.74 to $34.86 DOQ. Apply online at Minnesota Merit System by June 1, 2021. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ mnmeritsystem

Seasonal Maintenance Worker Position The Township of Lent is seeking a qualified applicant to fill an on-call seasonal maintenance worker position. Up to 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30pm. $18.00 per hour. Duties include mowing, brush/grass trimming, landscape maintenance, dragging ball fields, etc. This position requires the employee to perform various types of manual labor and heavy lifting. Minimum qualifications: 18 years of age or older; Zero Turn mower experience; possession of a driver’s license and good driving record.

Lindstrom, MN 651-257-5115

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Please email resume and cover letter to clerk@lenttownship.com or mail to Lent Township 33155 Hemingway Ave, Stacy, MN 55079. Job Closes June 4, 2021.


Associate City Planner Responsible Journalism. Our future depends on it. Local newspapers are still the preferred source for information about the local community. In one study, 51.8% saw their community newspaper as the primary source of local information … vs. 16% from friends & relatives,13% from TV, 7.4% from the Internet, or 6% from radio.

Chisago City is accepting applications for an Associate City Planner. The position has either a full-time forty (40) hours per week or part-time thirty-two (32) hours per week option. Must possess degree in urban planning or related field, good customer service skills, an ability to meet deadlines, ability manage workload and ability to present the public and city council boards and commissions. The Associate Planner's will have several areas of accountability. The position will respond to citizen and developer's questions regarding compliance with city zoning codes. Review current development proposals and prepare written reports related to compliance with zoning codes. The acceptance and review applications for variances, interim use permits and conditional use permits. Associate Planner Il present reports and finds to the City Council and Planning Commission as necessary. The position will work closely and under the supervision of the City Administrator to review the city's comprehensive plan and zoning code amendments.

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The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and in conjunction with the City Administrator. Have general background and understanding of planning principles. Starting pay $26.60 to $32.40 per hour. City application required. Position will be opened until filled but applications received by June 10, 2021 will be reviewed first for potential interviews.

That’s 7 times more getting information from their local newspaper than from the Internet!

Chisago Lakes Schools is seeking a:

Applications and job descriptions are available at www.ci.chisago.mn.us or call Chisago City offices at 651-257-4162. Submit information to Chisago City Administrator, Chisago City Hall, P.O. BOX 611,10625 Railroad Avenue, Chisago City, MN 55013.

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Chisago City is an equal opportunity employer.

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HELP WANTED FOOD SERVICE WORKER Chisago County Jail. $600 Hiring Incentive. PartTime. $14 an hour. Must be 18 years. Apply online at www.consolidatedmgmt.com Send resume to jjulius@consolidatedmgmt.com. Call Gilbert at 612-432-3174. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. 16:23,24pd

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Looking for a full time auto technician in the small town of Lindstrom, must have minimum of 2 to 5 CHISAGO@CITLINK.NET CHISAGOCOUNTYPRESS.COM years experience. Must be ASE certified. Be able to work on domestic and foreign vehicles. Daily task would include working on heating and air conditioning, brake work, engine / mechanical, steering and suspension to include operating alignment equipment and most other general repairs. Some knowledge of diesel truck repair a plus. Must be able to work with customers as well as other employees. We are a small town, low key, auto and light truck repair shop focusing on quality work in a friendly atmosphere. 37 YEARS EXPERIENCE

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COLLECTIBLES ROSE'S COLLECTIBLES, 12815 Lake Blvd., Lindstrom. We buy silver and gold jewelry, and coins. Also buy records. Call Manuel 651-775-3930 or visit the store Thursday-Sunday. 40:32tfnnp ---------------------------------DIG UP A BARGAIN in the classifieds!

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SHAFER TOWNSHIP is hiring a laborer to join our team part-time / as needed Duties include but are not limited to properly maintain and improve local roadways, culverts, the township park, township owned facilities and equipment. This position will grade roads, plow snow, mow ditches and assist with a variety of special projects as requested. Candidates must possess a CDL in order to be considered for this position.

Please forward a resume, salary requirements and at least 3 references to Shafer Township via mail: 18259 St. Croix Trail, Shafer, MN 55074 or email to Shafertownship@outlook.com. All resumes are due to Shafer Township by June 10th, 2021.

BOATS/PONTOONS AND EQUIPMENT 1985 KAYOT DECK Boat. 20 ft., 5.7 liter Mercruiser V-8. Includes EZ trailer and Pier Pleasure boat lift. Package deal, $5,000. danhoolihanemc@aol.com. Cell 651-269-3569. 81:22p,23pd -------------------------------HAPPINESS IS... a low cost classified ad!

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Social Worker/Case Manager/RN Full-Time To provide assessment and/or case management services to the aging and disabled population of Chisago County; Supporting the needs of the individual by constructing a service delivery plan that addresses environmental, social, safety, physical, and rehabilitative needs and supporting person centered planning. A bachelorÊs degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in social work, psychology, sociology or closely related field plus one year of experience as a social worker in a public or private social services agency. Public Health Nurse with at least one year of experience in home & community-based service; One year of satisfactory paid performance in a Home and Community Based services setting preferred. $22.74 to $34.86 DOQ. Apply online at Minnesota Merit System by June 7, 2021. https://www.governmentjobs.com/ careers/mnmeritsystem

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Now Hiring! Wolf Creek Online High School is seeking a 20 hour per week Promise Fellow position for the 2021-2022 school years. Position to start around September 1st and is funded by a federal grant service program. Benefits around service such as insurance, paid child care, and educational reimbursements make this an amazing position for the right candidate. This position would involve working one on one with students on academic and nonacademic goals and needs. If you love working with young people and have been seeking an opportunity to support them in a very unique manner this position may be for you. Contact charter school director Tracy Quarnstrom at tquarnstrom@wolfcreekhs.org for more details.

TRIO Wolf Creek Distance Learning Charter School


Over 101 acres with many options. Approx. 30 tillable, 40 wooded, also grassland and wetlands. Over 1,300 ft. frontage on township road, limited frontage on State Hwy. 95. Hunting options for deer, pheasants and more. Trails for summer or winter use. Close to Wild Mountain, Wild River Park, St. Croix Valley. $299,900

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Lakes and Pines’ Head Start is seeking one amazing person to fill the position of Assistant Classroom Teacher at the Head Start Center located in Chisago City. Assistant Classroom Teachers not only work directly with children and families, they complete a lot of behind the scenes work. They are professionals who work in a collaborative team to complete lesson plans, ensure screening deadlines are met and attend meetings. Complete job description available upon request. We are excited to offer you: • $15.75/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance • Retirement with up to 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 12 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday) • Work mileage reimbursement at the current government rate • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also many professional development opportunities Qualifications: • Position requires a Preschool CDA within two years of hire – Lakes and Pines provides training opportunities to obtain this certification. • Must have experience working with preschoolers and be willing to work with families and children in classroom settings, be sensitive to the lifestyles and needs of lowincome clientele, and must be a team player. For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc., 1700 Maple Avenue East, Mora, MN 55051-1227; (320) 679-1800 x138 or www.lakesandpines.org. Lakes and Pines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. All applicants are required to complete an agency application. Application deadline is June 1, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. *Substitute opportunities also available – please contact Lakes and Pines for additonal information.

2.4 acres wooded, rolling parcel in Taylors Falls on the bluffs of the St. Croix Valley. Very private but close to school, shops, Interstate Park. City utilities in street, access by easement. $64,900

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FT AND PT PARAMEDIC POSITIONS at Emmons County ALS Ambulance. Offers health, dental, vision, 401K, and flexible hours and a $2,500 sign on bonus. Contact: Nolan Anderson at 701/254-3154 or nanderson@lintonhospital.org SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST Long Term Sub. .6 FTE New London-Spicer Schools. MN licensure required. For more information, see w w w. n l s . k 1 2 . m n . u s / e m p l o y m e n t COMMERCIAL APPLICATORS Competitive wage and benefits, meal allowance, paid lodging. Traveling position for railroad vegetation control, 60-80 hours/week. RAW (Cooperstown, ND) 888/700-0292 info@rawapplicators.com www.rawapplicators.com KMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS has FT high school Social Studies position beginning August 2021. Qualifications: MN Licensure. Apply: www.kms.k12.mn.us. Attach: letter of interest, resume, transcripts, copy of license, three letters of recommendation.


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