Government

At its Oct. 14 meeting, the Linwood Township Board discussed recent information oversights that concerned some of the board members. Supervisor Carol Searing made a request that supervisors receive copies of the draft minutes much earlier than the beginning of the board meeting. Supervisors need time to read the minutes before being asked to review [...]

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Submitted photo Forest Lake council and mayoral candidates answered questions on local issues Oct. 14 during the Lakes Area Business Association candidate forum at Forest Lake City Hall. Pictured, from left, are Ed Eigner, Michael Freer, Michael Keuhn, moderator David Engelking, Stev Stegner, Richard Weber and Susan Young.

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The candidates for Forest Lake City Council and mayoral seats will talk about local issues at the Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s candidate forum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23 in Forest Lake City Hall (220 Lake St. N.). For more information, call 651-464-3200.

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“This is a deal gone bad,” said City Administrator Aaron Parrish. After a spring, summer and fall of residents waiting for an opening that never came, the Forest Lake City Council voted Oct. 13 to terminate its compost site contract with Buberl Recycling and Compost. The 10-year contract is in its third year. The vote [...]

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After a whirlwind month-and-a-half process of debate, the Forest Lake City Council has approved the development agreement and bond sale to bring a YMCA facility to town. The 3-2 vote secured $9 million in city funding for the $14 million structure on Forest Road North, but residents are left waiting for the next steps in [...]

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The Wyoming City Council authorized up to $29,250 at its Oct. 7 meeting to raze and remove a heavily damaged building at 26795 Forest Blvd. The building is on the east side of the street, south of the Giese Memorial Library and the post office. A bid of $7,000 was the lowest of three bids [...]

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