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Rockford and Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) have come to an agreement on an innovative solar panel pilot project. The city and WH have been working together for almost a year to discuss the finer details of placing solar panels in two locations in Rockford to generate clean, g...Read More
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Emily Eberspacher to participate in Aquatennial program Next month Miss Rockford Ambassador Emily Eberspacher will travel to Minneapolis to participate in the Minneapolis Aquatennial Candidate Program and pageant. Eberspacher will spend some busy days capped by the 76th Anniversary Queen of the Lake...Read More
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The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Dist. 877 finance director told the school board that — although the state increased education funding — the increase is not enough to head of additional action for a healthy fund balance. Director of Finance and Operations Gary Kawlewski presented the final general ...Read More
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A host of community officials was on hand Monday, June 29, to break ground at the Rogers High School third wing addition. The 53,000-square-foot project will add 14 general classrooms, six science rooms, six special education rooms and one Family and Consumer Science room. There will also be adminis...Read More
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Market offers fresh and local products, produce While she was the Rockford City Administrator, Nancy Carswell worked tirelessly to bring a food co-op to the city so residents could enjoy fresh produce. While her efforts at city hall were unsuccessful before her retirement in March 2014, Carswell has...Read More
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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER Downtown Rogers should be renovated to represent an attractive, vibrant mix of civic, institutional, retail, service, entertainment and residential uses, according to a report presented at a Rogers City Council work session. Joni Giese, a senior associate in landsca...Read More
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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Rogers City Council considered a recommendation to fund the city’s Pavement Management Plan (PMP) with franchise fees, and set a July 28 public hearing on that issue. In recent months, the City Council and Transportation Task Force have weighed four possible o...Read More
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