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Father/Daughter ball held in Floodwood
Voyageur Press .• March 3, 2015
 

Floodwood, Minn.—The annual Floodwood KIDS Plus Father Daughter Ball was held Saturday, February 21 at The Event Center in Floodwood. This year’s theme “Frozen” was

a hit for many of the daughters.
The evening included dinner, dancing and photographer Cherie Suonvieri taking pictures during the night. ...

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Minnesota
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A relationship that evolved at summer camp

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Four local residents celebrate ... 100 ... or more

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Vintage Ride raises $2,372 for Food Shelf

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All Licensed child care homes in St. Louis County to go smoke-free 24/7

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Regional recovery
Jim Hawley/Contributing Writer .• February 24, 2015
 

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) issued a press release in January that publicized a report of the National Association of Counties (NACO) related to how counties have recovered from the recession. The title of the release was “Greater Minnesota Counties Lead Economic Recovery.”

The NACO report identified nine Minnesota counties that have recovered from the recession based on four criteria: 1) a county has recovered to its pre-recession level of jobs by 2014, 2) a county has recovered to its pre-recession low of unemployment rate, 3) a county has returned to its pre-recession level of economic output, and 4) a county’s median home sales prices of existing single-family homes returned to pre-recession sales prices by 2014. (Remember, statistically, a median is the middle number in a list; it is not the arithmetic average, or mean.) ...

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Wedding day: Jan and Robert Benson on their wedding day - June 8, 1962.
Recent Features

Ski Club

Four local residents celebrate ... 100 ... or more

Warm, friendly and charming

TelePresence expands learning opportunities

Vintage Ride raises $2,372 for Food Shelf

Join our long list of ... Sweethearts for Life

All Licensed child care homes in St. Louis County to go smoke-free 24/7

Hay couple

Holiday Spirit

WILD

A relationship that evolved at summer camp
Voyageur Press.• February 17, 2015
 

FLOODWOOD, Minn.— Rob and Jan Benson have been married for more than 50 years. After a relationship that evolved during their teenage years, the couple married and enjoyed time spent together in a number of communities.

Jan still recalls that year that Rob transferred in from another school when she was a senior in high school (Staples, Minnesota). “I was a senior at the time and he is younger than I am,” she recalls. “It was a smaller school and even though I graduated in a class of 100, everyone was aware of who was coming and going.”

“Everyone wanted to know who that new kid was,” Jan added.

Sparks didn’t fly yet.

The two became friends while decorating for a dance. Still no ...

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