Community

Community market NOW THROUGH OCT. 17 – A community market will be open on Fridays between 3 and 7 p.m. at the Rockford Mall parking lot (inside in bad weather) through Oct. 17. Look for fresh farm produce, local products like honey and syrup, crafts, jewelry and a wide assortment of items. The fee for [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Street issues, including a public hearing on upcoming improvements, and an update on Fletcher Lane were on the Rogers City Council agenda. The council also recognized a public works employee who won a skills competition.   STREETS Following a public hearing, the council approved a resolution ordering the project [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   With an eye toward meeting developers’ requests and working toward Metropolitan Council goals, the Rogers City Council created a new residential zoning district. According to Sheila Cartney, the city’s planner and Community Development coordinator, Rogers received two applications for a zoning text amendment to allow smaller and narrower lots [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer   As Elk River Area School District principals and officials are planning for school to resume in about five weeks, they are asking the School Board to consider amending the pay scale for substitute teachers. The district’s current pay scale for those workers has been in place without changes since [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer   One of Minnesota’s greatest resources is its 10,000 lakes. For outdoor enthusiasts, whether they be on lakes to swim, ski or fish, Minnesota is renowned for not only its abundance of lakes, but the quality of the water in the lakes. However, that pristine quality of Minnesota water is [...]

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Request follows traffic death The St. Michael City Council said traffic counts do not currently meet state warrants for a signalized intersection at Hwy. 241 and O’Day Avenue. Resident Paul Overman was present to discuss the dangers of that intersection in light of his relative who died recently in a car crash there. Overman requested [...]

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There is one last weekend to catch SOAR Regional Arts’ “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!” This Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Set to an engaging mix of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock, this Old [...]

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The Albertville City Council gave its blessing for Albertville to become a Yellow Ribbon community to support service members and their families. The council also approved FYCC to host the city’s first Open Streets event.   YELLOW RIBBON A Yellow Ribbon Community unites all areas within a community to create a comprehensive network that connects [...]

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