“Somebody has to keep an eye on you people.” That was Mark Korin’s response, before he was elected to the Oak Grove City Council, when asked why he was sitting in on so many council meetings. And that is still his attitude about city government now that he’s mayor. Oak Grove is a 36-square-mile city [...]
The city of Forest Lake on Monday afternoon will break ground at a ceremony for its public safety and city hall project. Meanwhile, the city and its opponents in a lawsuit regarding the project are preparing for an appearance in the Court of Appeals that on Tuesday was set for Wednesday, Nov. 13.
State Rep. Bob Dettmer (R-Forest Lake) and his campaign manager, Rich Weber, will speak about the recent legislative session during a meeting of the Lakes Area Business Association next week. Both men are veterans. Dettmer retired from the Army Reserve and Weber from the Air Force. The business group holds its regular meetings at noon [...]
The Lakes Area Business Association is inviting the public to its meeting next week to hear a guest speaker. Mike Hickey, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, will update the group on business legislation from the past legislative session. Regarded as a leading voice at the state capitol, Hickey lobbies for legislation [...]