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The Hanover Planning Commission has recommended to the city council that it not allow chickens on lots under 3.5 acres. The council also heard an easement update regarding the Greenhouse senior living project, and approved the preliminary budget and levy. CHICKENS The planning commission has twice reviewed a request to expand the ordinance allowing chickens. [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty went before the Albertville City Council requesting an increase in service hours for the city. The last increase in service hours took place in 2005 and the city currently has 24 hour coverage. This means that there is one Wright County squad and officer in [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Theater and music departments at Rogers and Zimmerman are hoping for a Nov. 4 verdict that would give them auditoriums to perform in for the first time. “We appreciate what we have and what we’ve been able to do,” said Jon Palashewski, Zimmerman’s play director, “but I can [...]

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David Christian, creative director and on air host at KTIS 98.5 will be the featured speaker at this year’s Osseo Area Community Prayer Breakfast Thursday, Sept. 25, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion, 260 Fourth Ave. S.E. in Osseo. Osseo Mayor Duane Poppe will welcome all area residents, business leaders, [...]

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PUPS facility in Maple Grove at capacity PUPS in Maple Grove is in crisis for cats. As of Sept. 8, there were more than 30 cats at its facility. The Maple Grove Police Department runs PUPS (Pets Under Police Security), which is a facility where lost pets are taken and cared for until they are picked [...]

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The ribbon was cut on Sept. 4, officially opening the Five Central first phase project at the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. The building is located along First Avenue N.W., between Fifth Street N.W. and Sixth Street N.W. in Osseo. The first phase of Five Central is currently 90 leased out. Phase two is [...]

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After another successful season, the Maple Grove Law Enforcement Explorer Post 3775 is eager to begin a new year. The Explorers are a group of young men and women between the ages of 14 to 20 who have chosen to “explore” a career in the law enforcement profession. Explorers are trained in all areas of [...]

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By Mandy Moran Froemming ABC Newspapers   An Anoka girl has died after being struck by a train at the Ferry Street crossing. The Anoka Police Department responded to a call that a pedestrian had been struck by a train Sunday evening, around 8:30 p.m., according to Cmdr. Paul Sommer of the Anoka County Sheriff’s [...]

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