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The Minnesota Department of Transportation is hosting a meeting for businesses and emergency service providers interested in the Highway 61 (Forest Lake Blvd. N.) and Highway 97 (Scandia Trail N.) Roundabouts Project on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 7:45 to 9 a.m. at the new Forest Lake City Center (1408 Lak...Read More
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After the November elections saw Republicans take over the Minnesota House of Representatives, the state GOP announced last week its reorganized committee structure and the chairmen and chairwomen for each committee. Among the committee chairs is local District 39A Rep. Bob Dettmer, who will head up...Read More
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Katie Morford Scandia Reporter The council chamber at Scandia City Hall was brimming over at the Nov. 18 City Council meeting as area residents expressed concern about the city’s tree trimming policy and use of the city’s flail mower. Approximately 40 citizens were in attendance. Dave Bakke subm...Read More
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The first storm of the season resulted in a snowfall much heavier than what was expected in many places. In Linwood there were calls about the plowing being very late, incomplete or blocking cul-de-sacs. Some residents brought their questions to the Nov. 11 Township Board meeting. Among them was the...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter The city of Columbus owns separate parcels of buildable land totaling 45 acres in its freeway corridor, and continuing debt service on the land has forced council members recently to set annual tax levies higher than they would prefer. In effort to alleviate that burde...Read More
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Alicia Lebens Stillwater Gazette While the majority of voters headed to the polls on Nov. 4, there was a significant increase to the number of absentee ballots in this election year. That’s largely because it’s the first year residents can vote absentee without an excuse. According to Jennifer W...Read More
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