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Maple Grove ranked in Best Places to Live Once again Maple Grove has been recognized as a place people want to be and a city people want to live in. Money magazine has ranked Maple Grove as the No. 2 Best Place to Live in America. This ranking is up from No. 22, where Maple [...]

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Considers new city logo design The Osseo City Council considered establishing a Special Services District and setting up a public hearing. This new district would be for the purpose of providing services to the downtown area for snow removal Another topic of discussion was a possible new city logo. City staff suggested getting bids to [...]

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The Osseo Fire Department, in partnership with the Osseo Lions, collected money for the Fill the Boot campaign during this year’s Osseo Lions Roar festivities. Fill the Boot is a campaign that helps support area individuals fighting a neuromuscular disease as well as the ongoing mission of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year $1,269 was [...]

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The Osseo City Council approved its proposed 2015 budget and property tax levy during its Monday, Sept. 22 meeting. The approved preliminary 2015 budget is $2,329,817, up from the 2014 final adopted budget of $2,060,382. City Planner Riley Grams said after the meeting, that homeowners will still have the services they have come to expect [...]

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Champlin Ward 2 candidate Dave Miles announced Saturday that he is withdrawing from actively campaigning in the 2014 election. In a statement issued by Miles he said, “After much consideration regarding recent accruing personal and professional demands, I am resigned to drop out of our campaign. I wish the best of luck to the remaining [...]

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Decreases debt service, increases city services By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The City of Dayton discussed the 2015 preliminary general fund operating budget and tax levy at the Wednesday, Sept. 24 meeting. The total proposed general property tax levy is expected to increase by .46 percent and the tax capacity rate is expected to [...]

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Developer asks for discretionary review Peachtree Partners has asked the city of Corcoran for a discretionary Environmental Assessment Worksheet for its proposed 249 unit housing development that would sit on the Schendel property at 20400 County Road 10. The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, Sept. 11, approved the request and also took up other business, including [...]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Greenfield City Council discussed the possibility of making an amendment to the city ordinance to allow for residents to run retail operations from their home and discussed an amendment to the city ordinance concerning the General Business District. Retail operation The council continued its discussion from a previous [...]

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