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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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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board and Albertville and St. Michael city councils met to discuss items of mutual interest, and topping the list was maintenance of the ice arena that the cities and school district jointly own. School board member Jeff Lindquist also sits on the ice arena board and provided an update about much-needed [...]

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In this day of email, social media and blogging, St. Michael-Albertville officials are hoping that good old fashioned, face-to-face lobbying has helped the school district secure future funding increases. Less than two days after visiting numerous legislators, pleading its case for fairer funding, Supt. Jim Behle said House and Senate action on education funding “is [...]

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The West Hennepin Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Business and Job Expo 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. The purpose of this expo is to introduce businesses in Western Hennepin County and Eastern Wright County to job seekers throughout area. The West Hennepin Chamber [...]

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