Log House Landing

Katie Morford Scandia Reporter After receiving nine applications from the public for the Log House Landing Improvements Special Committee, the Scandia City Council appointed Ray Burris, Pam Plowman Smith and Dave Hebert to the committee at the council’s Oct. 21 meeting. The council decided to create this special committee after significant disagreement at the council’s [...]

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After much community activism by residents who want to preserve the scenery and feel of the Log House Landing area, the Scandia City Council is moving to form an advisory task force to recommend solutions that may be different from the original city plans for the area. The Log House Landing Improvements Special Committee will [...]

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Scandia can probably hold onto a $200,000 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources grant while customizing its boat launch project to preserve the area’s rural character, according to the Friends of the Log House Landing. On Wednesday, Sept. 3, the group presented a counterproposal to elected officials and staff of the city of Scandia and Carnelian-Marine-St. [...]

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A preliminary survey for Scandia’s boat launch on the St. Croix River identifies one pine and 19 deciduous trees that need to be cut to widen the road before paving. In addition to the pine, which is 24 inches in diameter, one 18-inch dead pine would also come down. The deciduous trees range from 6 [...]

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New group appears before Scandia Council Some residents who live near Scandia’s boat launch on the St. Croix River believe the proposed changes for the landing area are extreme. During the Tuesday, July 15 council meeting’s open forum time, they informed the city that, under the auspices of the Friends of Scandia Parks and Trails, [...]

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When the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources granted $200,000 toward a $400,000 paving project to prevent erosion at the Log House Landing in Scandia, city officials may have breathed a sigh of relief – especially because the local watershed district agreed to split the remainder of the cost. But to neighbors who live near the [...]

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