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Editor’s note: This is the second part in a series comparing the taxes, spending and services of Forest Lake to other cities in the greater metropolitan area. Though the city of Forest Lake’s taxes are considerably lower than many metro-area cities of a similar size, there’s no denying that ci...Read More
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The Forest Lake Planning Commission approved the site plan for the Forest Lake YMCA on May 13, marking the first time the nonprofit has released official building layouts for the structure to the public. The building plan released as part of the Planning Commission agenda is similar to the prelimina...Read More
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A number of business owners along Greenway Avenue expressed concern about recent street improvements at the Wyoming City Council meeting on May 5. The business owners are concerned about the finished curbs along the street. City Engineer Mark Erichson explained the project was completed with Minneso...Read More
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Terry Traver Scandia Reporter The Scandia City Council received updates on several topics at its May 6 meeting including the Log House Landing project, new accessory dwelling unit ordinance and replacement or refurbishment of a fire tanker. Log House Landing There was much discussion regarding alter...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter For the second consecutive meeting, Columbus council members agreed April 22 to open the city’s bonding authority as a conduit for funding construction in another city. The council approved conduit bonding April 8 for a senior housing project in Richfield with the pr...Read More
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Editor’s note: This is the first part in a series comparing the taxes, spending and services of Forest Lake to other cities in the greater metropolitan area. Ryan Howard News Editor In recent months, public spending and property taxes in Forest Lake have been big topics. However, financial compari...Read More
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Work began Monday, May 4 on the 2015 Wyoming Street Reconstruction Project. Bids for the project were opened April 14. A-1 Excavating, Inc. was awarded the contract for the project at the City Council meeting on April 21. The Wisconsin company’s bid of $4.04 million was the lowest of the five subm...Read More
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