Archive | June 6, 2013

The Maple Grove softball team clinched the Section 5 Softball Championship May 30 against Coon Rapids with a 5-1 win. Crimson players lift the Section 5 softball trophy after beating Coon Rapids. They will play in their second straight state tournament this week. Read the full story with pictures in sports. (Photo courtesy of Rich [...]

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Territorial Road/Rush Creek Road utility improvement public hearing set for June 11   Dayton City Council continues to consider various funding options for the utility improvement project on Territorial Road/Rush Creek Road. The project is associated with the proposed Sundance Woods development. Bruce Kimmel, from Ehlers and Associates, who serves as the city’s bonding consultant, [...]

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Seek to take care of unfinished business at state by Bob San SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The final 5-1 score might suggest that Maple Grove’s win over Coon Rapids in last Thursday’s Section 5 softball championship game was an easy victory. In fact Coon Rapids pushed Maple Grove hard and threatened to blow the game open [...]

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The Rockford City Council, at its May 25 meeting, made a big change in professional staff. For about 15 years, the city has relied upon Stantec (formerly known as Boonestro) for engineering services. With a number of city projects on board for 2013 and beyond, concerns over how much engineering costs were biting into the [...]

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Recognizes retiring firefighter The Maple Grove City Council discussed and took public comment regarding the proposed Maple Grove Crime Free Rental Housing ordinance during its meeting Monday, June. The council also recognized a retiring firefighter for her 22 and a half years of service to the department. This and other action took place during the [...]

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State Representative Joyce Peppin, R-Rogers, summarized the new state budget as one that will substantially increase costs for all families in the northwest suburbs. “The budget passed by Democratic majorities and signed into law by Governor Dayton will cause families to tighten their belts when costs increase substantially for heating bills, electric bills and health [...]

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Several new road construction projects in and around Maple Grove are set to begin or already have begun. Maple Grove staff and the Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to make motorists aware of the projects and possible traffic delays.   HWY. 169, FROM  77TH TO 101ST Motorists may be experiencing delays on northbound Highway 169 [...]

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Considers possible site for a dog park The Osseo City Council considered the first steps for a new monument sign during its meeting Tuesday, May 28. The council also considered a possible site within the city for a dog park, as well as the final planned unit development for the Five Central Project. Here are [...]

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