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The Nowthen Lions Club will host its annual fish fry events March 7 and April 4.

The meal will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. both nights at the Nowthen Alliance Church dining room, 19653 Nowthen Blvd. NW.

The menu includes breaded Alaskan pollock, red potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, bread and cookies.

Donations will be used for community service projects. For more information, e-mail


Fast-food chain buys into COR

The city of Ramsey has closed on the sale of a parcel of land for a new McDonald’s in the COR mixed-use development, formerly Ramsey Town Center. The land is at the southeast corner of Sunwood Drive and Armstrong Boulevard.

The city’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority finalized the sale on Feb. 26 to McDonald’s USA, which paid $470,000 for the 1-acre lot. Construction could start this spring and will take about four months, according to city documents.

Spring Lake PARK

Upcycle event nets schools $4,100

Spring Lake Park Schools’ “Upcycle Fest” has raised $4,100.

The money goes to the school district and the Panther Fund. In November, the school collected consumer electronics with no recycling charge, including televisions, computers, monitors, printers, VCRs and cellphones, for recycling and upcycling.

The district partnered with Causes International for the project. More than 32,000 pounds of electronics were turned in during the event.

St. Anthony

Reserve-officer applications accepted

The St. Anthony Police Department is accepting applications for police reserve officers. Those interested should file an application with the department. It is a volunteer position. Reserve officers assist at the city’s annual celebration, Village Fest. They also help with parking, community events, crime prevention activities and other special events. Applications can be found at

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