Center City News


04/17/2018 02:51 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Starbucks CEO meets with two black men who were arrested at Philadelphia store 

The chief executive of Starbucks has personally apologized to two black men who were arrested while waiting at one of the coffee chain's stores last week, an incident that triggered heated protests and calls for a boycott. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson apologized in a private meeting with the two men Monday, a company spokeswoman confirmed to The Washington Post.


04/13/2018 07:26 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Center City hikes sewer and water fees; sets bond sale date 

Center City Council has raised sewer and water rates effective for usage in the billing quarter starting July. The council adopted the set of city fees that it reviews annually, 5-0.


04/13/2018 07:26 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Ralph Berglund 

Ralph William Berglund, age 93, of Lindstrom, passed into the arms of his Lord and Savior after a short illness on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming. Ralph was born July 17, 1924, in Center City to Peter and Ellen Berglund.


04/13/2018 02:49 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Want To Spend The Night In A Brand-New Jail? Here's How You Can 

CENTER CITY, Minn. - Ever wonder what it's like to spend the night in jail? People in one community now have the chance.


04/10/2018 04:25 PM  ~~~Source~~~
County Sheriff's Office is taking applications for volunteers to be jailed for one night 

Center City, Minnesota - If you have ever wanted to go to jail without committing a crime that is now a possibility. The Chisago County Sheriff's Office in Center City, Minnesota is providing an opportunity for citizens to spend a night in jail.


04/02/2018 05:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
James Campbell 

James Russell Campbell born March 5, 1970 went into God's hands on Thursday March 29, 2018 at the Cambridge Medical Center. James is survived by his wife of 29 years Colette Campbell, his son Allan and daughter Ashley.


03/30/2018 08:39 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Snow possible Sunday night into Monday, as wild March laps into April 

A man carries an umbrella amid light rain and wind at 10th and Sansom streets in Center City on Friday, March 30, 2018. On the second consecutive day that temperatures reached 70 degrees in Philly, computer models on Friday afternoon were warning not to get used to it.


03/24/2018 11:02 AM  ~~~Source~~~
County attorney gets guilty verdict on aiding and abetting in 2016 drug overdose 

The case went into deliberations about 4:30 p.m. and a verdict came just a few hours later. The initial trial convicted Morgan's boyfriend, Alex Menne of Lindstrom, of third degree unintentional murder.


03/23/2018 06:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
No charges against Minnesota officers in fatal shooting 

IAZ011-MNZ087-WIZ054-061-240330- /O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0012.180324T0600Z-180324T1700Z/ Allamakee-Olmsted-Crawford-Grant- Including the cities of Waukon, Rochester, Prairie Du Chien, and Platteville 228 PM CDT Fri Mar 23 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO NOON CDT SATURDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, are expected.


03/23/2018 06:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
GO bonds approved by Center City Council 

Following the special session/public hearing held March 13-- to present a plan to borrow for the fire hall project-- the Center City Council has voted unanimously to move ahead. The resolution was approved unanimously and sets the stage for the city to sell $566,000 in General Obligation Capital Improvement Notes through First Independent Bank, a Russell, Minnesota bank that has worked with Center City's financing advisors in the past.


03/23/2018 06:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Red Hat Ladies assemble kits 

The Blazin Buffalo Belles, Red Hat Ladies, from the Chisago Lakes Area gathered Wed., March 14 to assemble midwife kits at Chisago Lake Lutheran Church in Center City. Over 25 Blazin Buffalo Belles packaged over 400 newborn kits consisting of; a onesie or infant t-shirt, diapers, Ivory soap, a newborn hat, bath towel, and a receiving blanket that will go to Global Ministries.