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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Rogers City Council heard from residents concerned with the closure of 147th Avenue northbound to Hwy. 101. The council also saw the swearing in of a new police officer. Request Resident Nicholas Nelson spoke during Open Forum about an issue regarding 147th Aven...Read More
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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Rogers City Council approved a 9 percent increase in its total tax levy, but not before hearing from two residents who urged the city to rein in its spending. “There is no way to sugarcoat this, even though there’s a lot of good news out there,” City Admin...Read More
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Construction of many new homes in Medina is making it possible for the city of Medina to reduce its overall property tax rate from 25.5 percent in 2014 to 23.6 percent in 2015. Meanwhile, the city’s property tax levy will increase from $3,428,080 in 2014 to $3,501,811 in 2015. The Medina City Coun...Read More
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Officer placed on leave The Medina Police Department has released the identity of the Medina Police officer involved in the Dec. 4 shooting of a man wielding a machete near the Ling Inn Motel, 2382 Highway 55 in Medina, and the man has been charged in Hennepin County Court on two counts related to t...Read More
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A Delano man is dead after his pickup truck collided head-on with a second pickup truck Tuesday, Dec. 9, on Highway 12 at Spring Avenue in Maple Plain. Kevin Orr, 55, of Delano, was pronounced dead at the scene. James Mika, 29, of Maple Plain, was treated by North Memorial paramedics for non-life-th...Read More
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by Alyssa Krekelberg Sun Newspapers The Rockford City Council expressed their gratitude to the Hanover Athletic Association during their last meeting before accepting a $50,000 check from the association, which will be used for the new Rockford ice-skating rink. The council also adopted the 2015 bud...Read More
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The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Dist. 877 School Board approved the 2015 tax levy of $13,406,682.19. The levy total is $1,134,224 more or an increase of 9.24% (in total school property taxes) than the Pay 2014 levy. During the Truth in Taxation Presentation Director of Finance and Operations Gary Kawle...Read More
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