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By John Holler Contributing Writer   What started as an unprecedented experiment to achieve county board unanimity turned into a free for all at the April 15 meeting of the Wright County Board, as discussion concerning Wright County’s inclusion in the Trailblazer transit system took an unexpected turn. The gloves came off in an open [...]

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Area police are looking into a male that robbed two banks on the same day last week. On Tuesday, April 15, around 5:30 p.m. the Maple Grove Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 6225 Sycamore Lane N. in Maple Grove. According to police, bank employees [...]

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‘Fair Game’ NOW TO MAY 4 — Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 Fifth Ave. S.E. in Osseo, will present “Fair Game,” by Jeremiah Gamble of Theater for the Thirsty. Performances will be Wednesdays to Saturdays from now to May 4, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday performances will be April 27 and May 4, at 2 p.m. Kurt [...]

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Attorney Scott Lepak has been named the new City Attorney for Champlin representing Barna, Guzy & Steffen, LTD (BGS). Former BGS and Champlin City Attorney Darrell Jensen retired from practice in March. Lepak brings a wealth of experience to Champlin as its city attorney. He has been the St. Francis City Attorney since 2000. He [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   A group of Champlin residents let the city council know their opinions regarding the city’s street light utility fee. Some supported it, others did not, during a public hearing hosted by the city council.   STREET LIGHTS City Administrator Bret Heitkamp gave a presentation regarding the implementation of [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Police Officer Andrew Jaye and Police Sgt. Glen Schneider took an oath of office at the recent Champlin City Council meeting. The city also issued a response to resident Jim Duerr’s concerns regarding the city’s Solar Energy Project and heard a presentation from Acorn mini-storage about building a [...]

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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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