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Area residents will have to wait for a while, but Forest Lake might eventually be the northernmost stop on a major public transit line originating in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The project planners for the proposed Rush Line transit project held three preplanning open houses on the project last week,...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter The current Columbus City Council is not on board with extending the East Anoka County Regional Trail through the city. During the council’s Jan. 14 meeting, Councilman Bill Krebs said he believes residents would not get enough use or benefit from the bike and pedest...Read More
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Sara Franc Scandia Reporter Scandia’s tree trimming policy will face revisions after the current policy was put under scrutiny by city residents. The City Council, joined by Public Works Director Tim Kieffer, responded to the situation after 150 people attended a previous meeting demanding changes...Read More
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At the first Wyoming City Council meeting of 2015, much of the business was organizational. The first item of business was swearing in the new elected officials, including re-elected Mayor Eric Peterson and Councilwomen Lisa Iverson and Claire Luger. Fees for city services were set for 2015. Wyoming...Read More
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The Minnesota Legislature may be in for an interesting year. With voters sending a mixed signal in 2014, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton was re-elected while the GOP took over the Minnesota House. Though 2015 is a budgeting year and the first chance the Republican-run House has to take on the controvers...Read More
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As the new Forest Lake City Council set its goals and started the search for a new park and recreation coordinator, the previous coordinator took a parting shot at the body she felt forced her to resign after less than a year on the job. Former Park and Recreation Coordinator Nicole Schossow’s las...Read More
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