The Minnesota Department of Transportation, Hennepin County and the City of Maple Grove have been working over the past 18 months to update the previous layout of Highway 610 from its current ending point in Maple Grove at County Road 81 to its final resting place at Interstate 94. This work has involved looking at [...]
The Maple Grove City Council hosted its first public hearing regarding the 2013 budget during its Monday, Dec. 3 meeting. Finance Director Jim Knutson presented the council with the proposed 2013 budget and tax levy during its budget hearing. The proposed 2013 budget totals are $34,513,600, which is a 1.32 percent increase for the 2012 [...]
4th Annual Minidazzle Parade, Tree Lighting event planned Dec. 7 One of the best ways to celebrate the Christmas and holiday season is at Osseo’s Minidazzle celebration. The fourth annual Minidazzle Parade and Holiday Tree Lighting event is set for Friday, Dec. 7, starting at 6 p.m. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with the [...]
Another week, another award for Osseo High football star Bridge Tusler. Last week, he was named the 2012 Gatorade Minnesota Football Player of the Year. The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Tusler is now a candidate for [...]
By Bob San “Repeat. That’s the only way to top it is to try to repeat.” Those are words of Osseo junior center Ian Theisen when asked how the Osseo Orioles are going to top last year’s state championship run. Theisen, a 6’10” center, and 6-foot senior guard Bridge Tusler are the only returning starters [...]
Later this month, the Crimson Cheerleaders will be hosting their Annual Winter Little Leaders Clinic. Boys and girls ages 4 to 12 are welcome to join the cheerleaders for an afternoon of fun Sunday, Dec. 16. Just recently this clinic opened up to 4-year-old registrations due to an overwhelming demand from potential participants. The attendees [...]
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has investigated a case involving a 42-year-old Maple Grove man who stole computers and computer components from the 4th Judicial District Court. Saleem Abdul Ghani, 42, of Maple Grove was an IT employee with District Court when he allegedly stole computer equipment from his workplace valued at $93,407.03. Ghani has [...]
An open house will be held Monday, Dec. 10, from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. (prior to the City Council meeting), in the Council Chambers at Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Avenue in Osseo. Honored guest will be outgoing Mayor Al Lindquist who has served as Mayor of Osseo for two years.