Government

The Medina City Council, Tuesday, April 1, launched the city toward road construction season when councilors approved plans and specifications and ordered road improvements for Chippewa Road West and roads in Tuckborough and Hunter Farms Addition. The council also took up other business, including amending Medina’s tobacco ordinance to keep tobacco-related products, such as electronic [...]

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Residents Randy and Julie Vergin addressed the Greenfeld City Council regarding a proposal over an area on the east side of Greenfield Central Park at the council’s April 1 meeting. On their own time, the Vergins have been cutting some of the really long grass with their own equipment, taking off the top several inches [...]

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In this day of email, social media and blogging, St. Michael-Albertville officials are hoping that good old fashioned, face-to-face lobbying has helped the school district secure future funding increases. Less than two days after visiting numerous legislators, pleading its case for fairer funding, Supt. Jim Behle said House and Senate action on education funding “is [...]

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As heavy snow cover melts away in Corcoran, more and more junk is becoming visible in the yard of the home at 7695 Rolling Hills Road. Neighbors have been complaining about the unpleasant scene and foul odors wafting in their direction, according to city reports. Corcoran City Administrator Brad Martens, Thursday, March 27, said that [...]

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Subdivision would contain 231 single-family homes  The Corcoran City Council has been getting ready to review a plan for a proposed 103-acre housing development that would contain 231 single-family homes. Then, early in the week of March 24, the developer, Peachtree Partners LLC hit the brakes. Peachtree told City Administrator Brad Martens that it wanted [...]

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The Independence City Council, Tuesday, March 25, expressed its support for a Three Rivers Park District master plan for a proposed regional trail between Carver and Baker Park Reserves. Council support came in the form of a joint resolution with the city of Maple Plain. After the meeting, Independence City Administrator Toni Hirsch said that, [...]

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Greenman filed suit after 3 Segway DUI arrests Answers are beginning to emerge in Medina resident Mark Greenman’s lawsuit against Medina Police Officer Jeremiah Jessen, Police Sgt. Jason Nelson, Medina Police Chief Ed Belland and Medina prosecutor Steve Tallen. But a final resolution of Greenman’s case might take awhile. The case started out in 2010 [...]

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Decisions regarding bonding by the city of Rockford for purchasing the Rockford Mall included two primary possibilities presented by the city’s financial planner, Shannon Sweeny, of David Drown Associates, at the Rockford City Council’s March 25 meeting. Public hearings regarding bonding have been conducted by the city, and a closing is currently planned for April [...]

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