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Blue green algae bloom reported in Mooney Lake Two area lakes, Lake Independence and Mooney Lake, have encountered problems with aquatic invasive species, and weather has complicated the two scenarios. After an initial battle with high winds and high wave action, Three Rivers Park District is making progress in treatment of Lake Independence for an [...]

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The St. Michael City Council expects that the Riverside Church traffic study will be available before the end of this month. Community development director Marc Weigle updated the council that Riverside representatives recently met with the city’s engineering consultants to provide information for the traffic study being conducted at the intersection of O’Day Avenue and [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer For several years, Wright County has been involved with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s “Toward Zero Deaths” campaign (formerly known as “Safe and Sober”). While the name has changed, there is a new emphasis being added to the program – the dangers of texting and driving. At the Oct. [...]

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The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose (BHM) School Dist. 877 will have a bond question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. The proposed $33 million bond includes a variety of projects that touch every school in the district. The number one project in the bond is the improvements to safety and security in the schools. Hanover Elementary, along  [...]

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The proposed levy for Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Dist. 877 is currently showing a total of $12,206,701. This is a .54% decrease from last year or a decrease of $65,757. Director of Finance and Operations Gary Kawlewski told the school board that there are a number of factors that affect the calculations including but not limited to enrollment, [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Rogers City Council authorized $85,594 to provide backup power for Fire Station 1. Fire Chief Brad Feist told the council that a generator will be purchased from PowerHouse Systems, LLC, and that the electrical, wiring and connection work for the project will be done by Powerhouse Electric Services, LLC. [...]

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Preschool Storytimes NOW THROUGH OCT. 29 – The Rockford Public Library is offering Preschool Storytimes from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays through Oct. Preschoolers are invited to enjoy crafts, activities, stories, and songs. No registration is required. Corcoran council OCT. 23 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. [...]

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