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Popular bean bag tourney to expand Rockford River Days from Aug. 8-10 will give people plenty of reasons to come to town for entertainment, friendly competitions and renewed rivalries — along with the traditional carnival, grand parade, fireworks and more. A limited supply of discount tickets for the carnival is available now through 1 p.m. [...]

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The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has filed an appeal with the Fourth Judicial District Court in the case regarding Leann Sargent, Maple Grove resident and city council member. Sargent was found guilty of a gross misdemeanor in Hennepin County Court for financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. Her father, Robert E. Bobleter Sr., lived with [...]

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Check out these photos by Alicia Miller from Maple Grove Days festivities July 10 to 13. The photos of the new Maple Grove Ambassadors are courtesy of the Maple Grove Ambassador Program.

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From the Maple Grove Ambassador Coronation to the parade to a day full of activities, Maple Grove Days draws crowds. Candy is the only thing kids can get at the Pierre Bottineau Parade. Stella Iliff, 3, of Osseo grips a beach ball she received. Check out more photos from Maple Grove Days inside this paper. [...]

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Maple Grove Police have been notified that a Level 3 Predatory Offender has moved to the 13900 block of 81st Ave. N. in Maple Grove. Terrence Davone Olive, 37, was released from serving time June 4. He is described as a black male, 5-foot-9, 185 pounds with brown eyes, black hair, medium brown complexion and [...]

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Daze & Knights St. Michael festival Aug. 8-9 The St. Michael Lions are bringing back the Bierstube to help them celebrate their 50th anniversary Saturday, July 19, at the St. Michael parish school parking lot, and everyone is invited. There will be live music from 3:30 to 11:30 p.m. a United Way/St. Michael Lions sponsored [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer   When all five county commissioner seats were up for grabs two years ago, the election process had a fever pitch in Wright County with contest elections changing the landscape of county government. Two years later? Not so much. Of the county positions up for election this year — sheriff, [...]

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The St. Michael City Council adopted a resolution setting a public hearing for establishing a new tax increment financing (TIF) district for Marksman Metals expansion project. Financial consultant Rebecca Kurtz was present to review details of expanding the boundaries for Development Dist. 3 and establishing TIF Dist. 3-4 for the proposed Marksman Metals expansion. Kurtz [...]

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