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Sara Franc Scandia Reporter After sparring with residents over the future of the Log House Landing site, the Scandia City Council approved an amended version of the Log House Landing Improvements Special Committee’s preliminary design recommendation for improvements to the area. The recommendation...Read More
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Sara Franc Scandia Reporter The Lakeview Hospital ambulance operation in Scandia will be closing at the end of the month due to financial issues, according to Lakeview’s Emergency Medical Services Director Jon Muller. The closure will likely lead to significantly longer ambulance response times to...Read More
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2015 may be young, but Linwood is already getting ready for next year. During the Linwood Town Board’s Jan. 13 meeting, board members discussed preparations for the Linwood Annual Meeting on March 10. Budget planning meetings are scheduled for Jan. 21 and Feb. 4. Both dates are Wednesdays. Meeting...Read More
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Area residents will have to wait for a while, but Forest Lake might eventually be the northernmost stop on a major public transit line originating in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The project planners for the proposed Rush Line transit project held three preplanning open houses on the project last week,...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter The current Columbus City Council is not on board with extending the East Anoka County Regional Trail through the city. During the council’s Jan. 14 meeting, Councilman Bill Krebs said he believes residents would not get enough use or benefit from the bike and pedest...Read More
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Sara Franc Scandia Reporter Scandia’s tree trimming policy will face revisions after the current policy was put under scrutiny by city residents. The City Council, joined by Public Works Director Tim Kieffer, responded to the situation after 150 people attended a previous meeting demanding changes...Read More
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