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Liberty Property Trust announced that it has begun site work at its recently acquired 20-acre parcel, to be known as Dayton Distribution Center. Construction of the Dayton Distribution Center I totaling 247,000 square feet, will commence immediately, with expected delivery by spring 2015. “From putting the land under contract to the start of site work [...]

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Rogers students, alum make waves on punk/metal music scene by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer Ithomiid, not a word you hear everyday but one area Rogers residents may be hearing more of. The meaning behind the word is a rare South American butterfly with transparent wings … and the name of an emerging Minnesota punk metal [...]

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Southbound traffic to remain temporary bypass Motorists traveling northbound on Hwy. 101 through Rogers are now driving on the new highway as crews open the road to one lane of traffic. After the p.m. peak hours Wednesday, Sept. 17, crews moved the northbound traffic on the Hwy. 101 temporary bypass to the new, permanent Hwy. [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The city of Rogers needs a permanent dedicated space for its senior citizens to meet, according to resident and senior Patricia Johnson. Johnson delivered her request at the Rogers City Council meeting, as she asked for the city’s help in moving forward with securing space for its seniors. “We need [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Theater and music departments at Zimmerman and Rogers are hoping for a Nov. 4 verdict that would give them auditoriums to perform in for the first time. “We appreciate what we have and what we’ve been able to do,” said Jon Palashewski, Zimmerman’s play director, “but I can [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Education recently released results from the 2014 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA-III). When compared to 2013, scores across the state are slightly higher in all subjects (mathematics, reading and science). Buffalo Dist. 877 students continued to score above state averages at most grades and subjects. Math Results The MCA-III math test is [...]

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The St. Michael City Council approved a 2015 budget that eliminates the 10 percent (charitable) gambling tax. The council also approved a land purchase for the Pelican Lake Restoration Project and took action on other issues, including approving a Goodyear Auto store. LEVY Staff provided the council with information regarding the proposed 2015 levy and [...]

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Legion garage sale SEPT. 18 THROUGH 20 — St. Michael Legion and Auxiliary will be hosting a garage sale at the Colonial Mall St. Michael Thursday, Sept. 18, 8 am to 6 pm, Friday, Sept. 19 8 am to 6 pm, and Saturday, Sept 20, 8 am to noon. The sale will be at Colonial [...]

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