Government

The Hardwood Creek Regional Trail will be extended through Hugo to connect users to existing and planned trails to the south and the west. The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the work Aug. 19, awarding the $214,812 contract to North Valley, Inc. A 10-foot-wide multi-use bituminous path is planned, with a turf path that [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

At the Forest Lake City Council’s Aug. 25 meeting, City Administrator Aaron Parrish announced that he had been contacted by the YMCA earlier in the day and that the organization had determined that it would prefer to locate in Forest Lake instead of in Wyoming. If the council voted to support the establishment of a [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Scandia city employees will no longer be allowed to wash their cars in the fire hall. At the Aug. 6 work session, the council passed, 3-2, a new policy ending that long-standing practice. The addition to the city’s personnel policy prohibits use of city vehicles, equipment and tools for private or unauthorized purposes.  Washing non-city [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Aaron Brom ECM Newspapers One-time hopeful governor Tom Emmer is now looking very hopeful for Congress as he soundly defeated Anoka County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Rhonda Sivarajah in the Aug. 12 primary for the 6th District Republican nomination, with 19,557 votes (73.3 percent) to Sivarajah’s 7,125 (26.7 percent). After four terms, Republican Congresswoman Michele [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow