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Franconia Township

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Shafer Man Dies In Freak Snowmobile Accident

A 63-year-old Shafer man is dead after a snowmobile accident Saturday, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s office. The fatal accident happened late Saturday morning at a residence in Franconia Township. According to a witness, Dennis Holt was moving a snowmobile that he was not familiar with, which had a left-handed throttle.

12/21/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Franconia Sculpture Park

Ever driven by something that made you do a double-take? It’s happened many times to people traveling through Chisago County, as they come to the intersection of Highway 8 and Highway 95 in Franconia Township.

09/02/2012