City of Scandia
Sara Franc Scandia Reporter Washington County Sheriff Bill Hutton said Scandia can expect longer response times and no enforcement of ordinance violations if the city discontinues its contract with Sheriff’s Office. Hutton spoke before the Scandia City Council at its Feb. 3 work session after a bu...Read More
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Scandia Mayor Randall Simonson presents longtime firefighter William Schwartz with a plaque honoring his service during the Jan. 20 City Council meeting. Schwartz retired in December 2014 after around 15 years of service....Read More
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Sara Franc Scandia Reporter After sparring with residents over the future of the Log House Landing site, the Scandia City Council approved an amended version of the Log House Landing Improvements Special Committee’s preliminary design recommendation for improvements to the area. The recommendation...Read More
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Sara Franc Scandia Reporter The Lakeview Hospital ambulance operation in Scandia will be closing at the end of the month due to financial issues, according to Lakeview’s Emergency Medical Services Director Jon Muller. The closure will likely lead to significantly longer ambulance response times to...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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The Forest Lake area had a big year in 2014, with many stories capturing the public’s attention. Development projects came to the area, citizen groups got together to help set and protest policy, and schools posted gains even as the Forest Lake Area Schools facilities referendum failed. Read on fo...Read More
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Katie Morford Scandia Reporter The Scandia City Council approved a 2015 levy increase of 2.14 percent at its Dec. 16 meeting, raising the total levy to approximately $2.22 million. This approval kept the levy the same as the preliminary levy certified by the council in September. One change to the p...Read More
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