In May of 1914, a new set of advertisements appeared in the Union. Readers were advised to “begin laying plans” for a “festival of joy.” A week of “first grade educational entertainment” was on its way. These “seven glorious days of clean enjoyment” would include orchestra, opera singers, alpine yodelers, a Shakespeare play, a scientific demonstration, and daily lectures on such topic as the Panama Canal, the story of New Zealand, love and brotherhood, and the future of America.

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A St. Francis man, who pleaded guilty in Anoka County District Court to a felony burglary charge in connection with a break-in at an Andover residence, has had prison time stayed.

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Jay LaMotte made a hole-in-one on the 165-yard par-3 hole 3 at Green Haven Golf Club in Anoka, Aug. 16 with his 7-iron. To submit a hole-in-one, email jason.olson@ecm-inc.com and include name, date, course, hole, club used and any other unique information.

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