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Business and Job Expo APRIL 24 — The West Hennepin Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Business and Job Expo 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. Businesses looking to grow or find qualified talented workforce are encouraged to exhibit. Area residents looking for employment or [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School District and the Elk River Educations Association reached a tentative contract agreement on April 5. It unraveled, however, after it was realized there was a disconnect in understanding as to how one of the proposed changes to the salary schedule would work. [...]

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St. Michael City Councilor Kevin Kasel has announced that he will challenge Republican-endorsed candidate Eric Lucero, of Dayton, at the House Dist. 30B Republican primary. Lucero won the nomination after present Rep. David FitzSimmons (R-Albertville) announced at the convention that he would not seek a second term. “Over the past two months, I have had [...]

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The city of Maple Grove will offer two opportunities for residents to dispose of some household unused items. There will be curbside pick-up day Monday, April 21. The City Clean Up Day will be Saturday, April 26. Some of the items that will be accepted include appliances, tires, propane tanks and scrap metal. No electronics [...]

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The Osseo Fire Department Relief Association hosted its Ninth Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 12 in Boerboom Veterans Memorial Park in Osseo. Kids ages up to 10 years old were invited to participate in the hunt of thousands of eggs filled candy, stickers, money and other goodies. Three separate areas of the egg hunt [...]

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The Osseo City Council approved a subordination agreement to the Osseo Gun Club project during its meeting Monday, April 14. The council also purchased property at 417 First Ave. N.E. to be used for the future city park. Here are some of the meeting’s highlights.   OSSEO GUN CLUB City Attorney Loren Magsam presented the [...]

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Soon there will be upgrades at the Osseo Library inside Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Ave. The Osseo City Council approved a remodel of the Osseo Library during its Monday, April 14. Hennepin County originally proposed cosmetic work on the library. Work includes new carpet, new furniture, painting all the interior walls and some minor [...]

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