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The Maple Grove City Council considered the Grove Health West project during its meeting Monday, April 7.  The council also heard a request for an addition to Redeemer Lutheran Church. Here are some of the meeting’s highlights.   GROVE HEALTH WEST City Planner Peter Vickerman presented the council with the Grove Health West project, a [...]

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Borrell: ‘We can’t give blanket approval to this’ By John Holler Contributing Writer   It is a foregone conclusion that, when July 1 comes, Wright County’s River Rider program, which supplies affordable transportation for citizens without their own mode of transport, will be absorbed into the Trailblazer program, a similar ride-providing program that currently operates [...]

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Six Members of the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce were honored Thursday, April 3, at the annual Business & Community Excellence Awards. The Business and Community Excellence Awards recognize and honor area businesses, organizations, and community leaders that have had a positive impact on the I-94 West Region in the last year. Nominations were submitted [...]

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Arbor Day is a nationally celebrated event that highlights the importance of trees to the environment. National Arbor Day is celebrated each year on the last Friday of April. Minnesota also celebrates Arbor Day on the last Friday in April, while individual cities celebrate on a day of their choosing. Maple Grove’s annual Arbor Day [...]

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The city of Maple Grove will offer two opportunities for residents to dispose of some household unused items. There will be curbside pick-up day Monday, April 21. The City Clean Up Day will be Saturday, April 26. Some of the items that will be accepted include appliances, tires, propane tanks and scrap metal. No electronics [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Students in Ena Rasmussen’s seventh-grade life science class are studying skulls this week that are on loan from the Science Museum of Minnesota The junior paleontologists are using the inquiry method to make observations about these animal skulls. It’s one of many ways science teachers in the [...]

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Bingo with the Bunny APRIL 10 — FYCC Bingo with the Bunny is Thursday, April 10, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Albertville City Hall. Cost is $10 per family. Register at fycconline.com or stop by the FYCC office, 11800 Town Center Dr., St. Michael. Phone: 416-7912. Corcoran council APRIL 10 — Corcoran City Council will [...]

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