Scandia

The Scandia planning commission will soon make a recommendation to the city council on whether to grant a mining permit to reopen the Zavoral sand and gravel mine. Very little time is left: The planning commission will meet on Thursday, Dec. 27 and Wednesday, Jan. 2. They will give their recommendation to the council before [...]

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The 156-year-old Gammel Kyrkan (old church) in Scandia was bombarded by snow on Dec. 9, the day the Italian St. Lucia was honored, but people came anyway for Swedish hymns, scripture readings and sermon.  

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Luke Eklund will improve the landscaping around the Swedish monument at Hay Lake Museum for his Eagle Scout project. The Scandia council and Washington County Historical Society approved the project, and the Scandia/Marine Lions promised funding.

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Washington County will be reimbursed for funds used to purchase property added to the Big Marine Park Reserve. The Metropolitan Council will reimburse the county’s Land and Water Legacy Program for 75 percent of the cost to purchase the Knauff parcel in Scandia. The purchase was approved by the County Board May 15 for approximately [...]

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