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City wants to be more proactive in addressing nuisance enforcement The Hanover City Council and staff discussed what the city can do to combat increased zoning enforcement issues. One of those issues is uncut grass growing wildly on vacated lots. “We get a lot of grass complaints,” city administrator Annita Smythe later said. “We have to [...]

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Stacy Braun now sober since 2008 DWI arrest Nov. 11, 2008, marked a dark day for Stacy Braun. A cop and member of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Braun was pulled over in Otsego near his home. He had been drinking and was subsequently arrested for DWI. Five years later, Braun, a candidate for Wright [...]

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Election season is now upon the residents of Maple Grove and Osseo. Next week marks the beginning of when interested individuals may file for office. Residents of Maple Grove and Osseo interested in running for city council positions in either city can file Affidavits of Candidacy between Tuesday, July 29 and Tuesday, Aug. 12, at [...]

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Mark Schindele, an Osseo Senior High alumn, is the new president of Target Canada. In this role he is responsible for leading the Target Canada team. Schindele joined Target in 1999. During his tenure, he has helped in the launching new store formats, including PFresh, CityTarget and Target Express. He was previously the vice president [...]

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On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Maple Grove, along with over 16,000 communities nationwide, will be celebrating National Night Out. The Maple Grove Police Department invites the public to join forces with them and unite against crime. Once again, Maple Grove Police and Fire will sponsor a free hotdog lunch and emergency equipment show at the Maple [...]

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The first-ever Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt has officially begun. The medallion hunt will run for four consecutive weeks, from July 24 to Aug. 14, or until the medallion is found. Premier Bank in Osseo is sponsoring the hunt and offering a $250 cash prize for the person that finds the medallion. The medallion is [...]

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Sounds of Summer JULY 24 — The Maple Grove Town Green, 7991 Main St. N., will host the Sounds of Summer. Upcoming events include The Splatter Sisters will be Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m. Summer Faire JULY 24 — The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove will present is Summer Faire concert series. [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The Champlin City Council and staff reviewed the details of a plan to reconstruct Champlin’s Allina Medical Clinic in the coming year. Furthermore, the council delved further into a consent agenda item involving a joint powers agreement with Hennepin County and reviewed the city’s 2013 audit and financial [...]

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