Government

The Elk River School Board has four seats up for election. They include two four-year at-large terms, one four-year Dist. 1 term (Elk River area) and one four-year Dist. 2 (Otsego/Rogers area) . Jamie Plantenberg-Selbitschka and Tony Walter are running unopposed at-large. Lary Farber and Shane Steinbrecher are running for Dist. 1. Jane Bunting is [...]

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Up for election in Albertville are the two-year mayoral seat currently held by Jillian Hendrickson and four-year council seats held by Rob Olson and Dan Wagner. Hendrickson has filed for mayor and will be opposed by Brad Cedergren. Olson is the only candidate for council. Write-in candidates can pursue the second council seat. Candidate Walter [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer For several years, Wright County has been involved with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s “Toward Zero Deaths” campaign (formerly known as “Safe and Sober”). While the name has changed, there is a new emphasis being added to the program – the dangers of texting and driving. At the Oct. [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Rogers City Council authorized $85,594 to provide backup power for Fire Station 1. Fire Chief Brad Feist told the council that a generator will be purchased from PowerHouse Systems, LLC, and that the electrical, wiring and connection work for the project will be done by Powerhouse Electric Services, LLC. [...]

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Oct. 16 marked the official ground breaking for another segment of Hwy. 610, which will connect 610 from Elm Creek Boulevard/County Road 81 to Interstate 94 in Maple Grove. This segment is part of the Corridors of Commerce project. This $80 million expansion project by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will begin this fall, [...]

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The Maple Grove City Council tabled talks on the proposed Maple Grove Retail site during its Monday, Oct. 20 meeting. The council wanted more information on where garbage would be located and a better roof line option for the development that would be located on the site of Houlihan’s. In other matters, the council watched [...]

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Residents of Maple Grove will be voting Tuesday, Nov. 4, to fill three positions on the Maple Grove City Council. There is the mayoral seat and two city council seats open. All seats are four-year terms. There are three candidates are on the ballot for the mayor’s seat. Those people include: Tyler Annette, incumbent Mayor Mark [...]

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Residents of Osseo will vote Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the election for the city to fill three positions on the city council. The four positions include the position of mayor (two-year term), two city council position (four-year term) and one special election for city council (remaining two years). Incumbent Mayor Duane Poppe  is running unopposed for the [...]

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