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Sargent responds she wants to finish term Maple Grove City Councilor Leann Sargent made a statement during the Monday, April 21, council meeting regarding her recent legal issues and her position on the council. Sargent was sentenced to a gross misdemeanor in Hennepin County Court the morning of Monday, April 7. She previously pleaded guilty [...]

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During Severe Weather Awareness Week, April 21 to 25, Great River Energy urges Minnesotans to always play it safe around power lines. Harsh Midwestern weather can damage power lines and equipment, leaving dangerous situations. Remember: If someone sees a downed power line, stay away from it and call 911 to report it immediately. There is [...]

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Some texted, some wore earphones, and one had a computer tablet tied to his steering wheel. All had one thing in common: a $149 driving while distracted fine issued by the Rogers Police Department. Rogers Chief Jeff Beahen said police departments received a Toward Zero Deaths testing grant initiative where distracted drivers are specifically targeted. [...]

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The Hanover City Council does not want to raise taxes or rely on assessments for road repairs. So staff will continue to develop a road map for other pavement management funding options. The council also continued discussion regarding an Eighth Street extension project, and discussed a frozen water line policy.   PAVEMENT Mayor Chris Kauffman [...]

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Business and Job Expo APRIL 24 — 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. Businesses looking to grow or find qualified talented workforce are encouraged to exhibit. Area residents looking for employment or [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School District and the Elk River Educations Association reached a tentative contract agreement on April 5. It unraveled, however, after it was realized there was a disconnect in understanding as to how one of the proposed changes to the salary schedule would work. [...]

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St. Michael City Councilor Kevin Kasel has announced that he will challenge Republican-endorsed candidate Eric Lucero, of Dayton, at the House Dist. 30B Republican primary. Lucero won the nomination after present Rep. David FitzSimmons (R-Albertville) announced at the convention that he would not seek a second term. “Over the past two months, I have had [...]

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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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