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Family-owned logistics company builds legacy   From a business based on a whim and the will of a former teamster trucker, King Solutions, based in Dayton, has earned its reputation as a national leader in meaningful supply chain solutions. This year marks the company’s 25 anniversary, and with it comes celebration, but also a reflection [...]

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People flocked to Maple Plain for the annual Maple Plain Days festival that took place Thursday, Aug. 14, through Saturday, Aug. 16. Thursday’s activities included a community picnic and a movie in the park. Local fire departments gathered in town Friday for the waterball challenge. Saturday’s events started in the morning and stretched until nearly [...]

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Photos by Susan Van Cleaf The Corcoran community celebrated Country Daze this past weekend at Corcoran City Park. Results The 6th Annual Classic Car Show Results from Saturday, Aug. 16, at the 11th Annual Corcoran Country Daze: People’s Choice – Dave Wecker of Corcoran, ‘57 Chevy Convertible 1st Place – Lyndon Minks of Corcoran, ‘71 [...]

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Filing by candidates for the November general election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. The following candidates filed by the Tuesday deadline. They had [...]

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Emily Bulger, Maddy Hudlow, Kiah Mathiason and Grace Rootness, all members of Rockford Cadette Girl Scout troop 11025, recently completed a community service project to fulfill the requirements of the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award a Cadette can earn. The mission of the Silver Award project is to help girls learn about themselves and the world around them, gain [...]

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Osseo project recognized for ‘success’ in long-term vision One of the biggest projects in Osseo has received an award from the Minnesota American Planning Association. The Five Central project was awarded the “Success Stories in Implementation” award. City Planner Riley Grams said this award is given to a project that shows long-term vision and eventual [...]

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TIF/subsidy agreement for Marksman Metals The St. Michael City Council approved a tax increment financing (TIF) and business subsidy agreement for the Marksman Metals expansion. The council also heard an update regarding Riverside Church’s request to relocated into the theater building at Hwy. 241 and Interstate 94.   MARKSMAN The council opened a public hearing [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   As the Rogers City Council discusses the city’s 2015 budget, there will be a variety of wish-list items to consider, including an apparently pressing need for two additional police officers. At the council’s work session, City Administrator Steve Stahmer and Finance Director Lisa Wieland gave an overview of the [...]

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