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Andrew Quirk of Maple Grove is to be honored with the HOBY Minnesota Outstanding Youth Award for his volunteerism and social responsibility to the community this past year. A HOBY (Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership) Minnesota ambassador contributes 100 hours of meaningful community service within six months or 50 hours within three months of leadership seminar. [...]

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The Metropolitan Council has advanced two major transportation projects in the metro area, including lane additions on Interstate 694 in the northeastern metro and Interstate 494 in the western suburbs. The Council, on Sept. 10, added the I-494 expansion to the region’s Transportation Policy Plan, which is the long-range transportation investment plan for the metro [...]

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Donate to Coats for Kids drive through Oct. 10 When living through Minnesota winters – the most recent garnering a “Misery Index” that marked the worst season in more than 30 years – it is hard to imagine being without the proper clothing, especially when frostbite in a matter of minutes is a threat. It [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Dayton City Council reviewed the details of a new development proposed to be built across from Dayton City Hall. During the city council meeting, the council and staff also established a tax increment financing district with Liberty Property Trust for Witch Industrial Park located just north of Interstate [...]

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 By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS More people are raising vegetables and growing flowers than ever, but the number of once-popular traditional garden clubs is fading, says Rene Lynch, president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota. She hopes a new variety of club using social media will continue to grow interest in what garden clubs [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Retired Dayton firefighter Chuck Gaulke has been named grand marshal of this year’s Dayton Heritage Day parade. Gaulke began his work with the Dayton Fire Department in 1976. For 38 years he took fire calls; all the while coming home to a loving wife, running a lawn business, attending [...]

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The Building Trades Credit Union, headquartered in Maple Grove, was ranked number four on the list of the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in American for 2014. DepositAccounts released this list. Building Trades Credit Union is the 32nd largest credit union in Minnesota. It is also the 1,368th largest credit union in the nation. The [...]

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On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 12, police officers responded to the Americana Community Bank in Maple Grove for a report of a robbery in progress, not long after another robbery up the road in Albertville. According to the criminal complaint, when officers arrived they met with bank employees who informed them that around 1:20 [...]

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