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Editor’s note: In the original version of this story, it was stated that 60 teachers’ contracts were being terminated or not being renewed due to budget cuts. The correct number of teachers is the equivalent of 19 full-time positions. The Times regrets the error.  “We are trying to sq...Read More
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Sara Franc Scandia Reporter The Scandia City Council received updates at its March 17 meeting about a string of burglaries, some road improvements and the Log House Landing project. Burglaries The Scandia Police Department reported a series of three burglaries around the area within three days. In o...Read More
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Based on Police Chief Paul Hoppe’s recommendation, Wyoming City Council members unanimously approved the promotion of officer Josh Brown to full-time status within the Wyoming Police Department during the council’s March 17 meeting. The change in status was effective as of March 23. Brown is rep...Read More
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After positive feedback from the City Council, Forest Lake city staff are working on code changes that would allow taprooms and brewpubs to come to town. At their March 16 meeting, council members said they would be open to allowing on- and off-sale liquor licenses to be granted to breweries and mic...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter Columbus council members at their March 18 meeting approved a bid for asphalt sealcoating and crack sealing in 2015 that will keep the city about $5,000 below its budget for the project. When city staff found just one sealed bid to be opened at the deadline, they learn...Read More
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Wyoming may be in line for some new development. At the City Council’s March 3 meeting, City Engineer Mark Erichson reported potential development at three sites in the city. A developer has recently submitted a sketch plan for a 38-unit complex on 257th Avenue across from Xccent. Preliminary plan...Read More
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Three businesses are slated to come to or upgrade their spaces in Forest Lake this fall, following the planned construction of an 11,000 square foot building in one of the outlots in front of the City Center. At its March 23 meeting, the Forest Lake City Council approved the preliminary subdivision ...Read More
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