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Council candidates: Debbie Buoy Dedication to your home town is a must in any candidate. My dedication is easily seen through my life long employment here. I currently work at the Rockford Post Office where I have delivered the mail for 12 years. Prior to that I was manager of Rockford Riverview Estates, owned a [...]

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On Tuesday, Nov. 4 Minnesotans will decide if they should keep Mark Dayton as their governor for the next four years. Dayton told ECM’s Editorial Board that under his leadership and policies, he has placed the state on the correct moderate course with a balanced approach on spending and raising revenues. The board agrees that [...]

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Chief Gormley to retire Nov. 28 The city of Corcoran is searching for a new public safety director to succeed current Director Sean Gormley, who plans to retire on Nov. 28. The search committee has narrowed the list of candidates to two, neither of which are current members of the Corcoran Police Department. City Administrator [...]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Greenfield City Council discussed a number of items at their last meeting, such as a parcel of land that was supposed to be used for a park, and the Greenfield Central Park memorial. parcel for park use In 2006, the city of Greenfield applied for and received a [...]

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Dominium, a developer and manager of affordable townhomes, has passed a first step in getting approval from the Medina City Council for a project proposed for the area behind the Medina Entertainment Center at 510 Clydesdale Trail. The council, on Tuesday, Oct. 7, directed city staff to draft an approval resolution for a Mixed Use [...]

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Residents of Dist. 36A in Champlin will vote Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the general election to fill the Minnesota House of Representative seat. This district represents part of Coon Rapids and all of Champlin. Candidates appearing on the ballot include Jefferson Fietek and incumbent Mark Uglem for the state representative seat. Fietek is a resident [...]

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The Osseo City Council heard from city staff addressing concerns about where voters will be able to park around City Hall on Election Day, Nov. 4. The issue was brought up during matters from the floor at the council’s Monday, Oct. 13 meeting. Currently, there are two construction projects — one at City Hall and [...]

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Republican Jerry Hertaus, of Greenfield, is seeking a second term as state representative for Minnesota House District 33A. DFLer Todd Mikkelson, of Orono, is competing against Hertaus. House District 33A includes Corcoran, Greenfield, Loretto, Medina, Independence, Orono, Maple Plain, Long Lake, Wayzata, Minnetrista and St. Bonifacius. Both candidates were asked to provide two-part profiles for [...]

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