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The Hanover City Council is comfortable with a 3 percent levy increase, the first in seven years, to help fund the city’s pavement management plan. The council also approved rejecting the single bid received for the Hennepin County Rd. 19 trail project, meaning the project is shelved until next spring.   LEVY At the council’s [...]

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Using an application and interview process, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board selected Stan Vander Kooi to replace outgoing board member Dean Perry. Perry announced in June his decision to step-down from the board stating that he wasn’t able to dedicate as much time as he felt was needed to serve on the board. Vander Kooi has [...]

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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Dist. 728 high school activities directors recommended a litany of changes and improvements to their athletics and activities programs at a recent work session of the Elk River Area School Board. Their report was the culmination of a 2014 activities study. The list, spread out on a [...]

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Corcoran council AUG. 28 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116. Albertville City Council SEPT. 2 — Albertville City Council meets Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave. STMA board SEPT. 2 — St. Michael-Albertville School Board [...]

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Several graduating classes from Osseo Senior High School will be hosting Class Reunion events this summer and fall. Check out the following upcoming OSH class reunions that are being planned: • Class of 1964 50th reunion will be Friday, Sept. 26, with an 18-hole scramble at the Monticello Country Club. All golfers regardless of skill [...]

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After another successful season, the Maple Grove Law Enforcement Explorer Post 3775 is eager to begin a new year. The Explorers are a group of young men and women between the ages of 14 to 20 who have chosen to “explore” a career in the law enforcement profession. Explorers are trained in all areas of [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The City of Champlin Monday, Aug. 25, heard an update about the West River Road/Hayden Lake Road roundabout project and, specifically, its landscaping design and cost. Furthermore, the council heard from resident James Busing regarding a neighbor who would like to split his lot.   ROUNDABOUT DESIGN The [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   The sky is the limit for first-graders as they dream of becoming astronauts, firefighters and more. At Dayton Elementary School in the late 1970s, one of Barb Swanson’s first-grade students told her that she wanted to become an Olympian someday.   On Aug. 14, that student pulled an Olympic [...]

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