Washington County Attorney Pete Orput and Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo jointly announced bids for re-election last week. Each seeks a second term. “I am extremely proud of the programs we have successfully undertaken since taking office in 2011,” Orput said. “We have established an aggressive program fighting truancy in an effort to keep our [...]
Watershed managers are looking to give the boot to some unwanted residents in Martin and Typo lakes, located in Linwood and Oxford townships. Both lakes have an abundance of common carp, which contribute to poor water quality and crowd out game fish.
At a special meeting on Jan. 28, the Scandia City Council appointed Dan Squyres to a five-year term on the Planning Commission. Squyres will fill the vacancy left after long-time member Peter Schwarz retired in January. A real estate agent, Squyres recently moved to Scandia with his family. He served on the Planning Commission of [...]
Washington County will administer this year’s primary and general elections in the city of Forest Lake. County commissioners approved a joint powers agreement between the county and city Feb. 4. The city approached Washington County to administer the elections. The city will compensate the county for all costs pertaining to the elections, which are expected [...]