Linwood Township

Linwood resident John Zacher has approached the Linwood Township Board about getting natural gas pipelines extended into the Shadow Ridge Development. In his contact with Xcel, Zacher learned that the company is willing to contribute to 100 feet of pipe for every house in the Shadow Ridge Development if the connection is made to the [...]

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Linwood township supervisors approved the 2015 levy in the amount of $1.5 million at their Sept. 9 meeting. This could be reduced before the end of 2014, but it cannot be increased. The township levy has remained steady at $1.5 million since 2009, dropping once to $1.425 million in 2010. The board approved up to [...]

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Residents came to the Linwood Township Board Meeting Aug. 12 requesting consideration of extending natural gas lines into the Shadow Hills Development near Ryan Lake. Hard-hit by propane prices the past winter, many residents are ready and willing to pay assessments to have utilities extended into their community, according to John Zacher, who presented the [...]

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With two and a half business days left to file for office, a number of local government races remain uncontested in the Forest Lake area. Meanwhile, other races are beginning to fill up with candidates. As of late morning Friday, Aug. 8, no one had filed for Forest Lake’s mayoral seat, currently held by Chris [...]

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With regret, the Linwood Town Board on July 22 accepted the resignation of Kevin Tramm from his position as building inspector.  Supervisor Phil Osterhus, town board chair, observed that the position cannot be left open. Tramm recommended Mike Jungbauer to fill his position. Tramm’s resignation is effective Aug. 8.  Jungbauer grew up in a family-owned [...]

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One of the first fire trucks acquired by the Linwood Fire Department is coming home. Supervisors on July 8 authorized the vehicle’s purchase after former Chief Ken Minske spoke of the historical value of the truck to the department.

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