New home construction helps city’s budget  The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 2, approved a preliminary total property tax levy of $3,501,811 for taxes payable in 2015 — a 2.15 percent increase over the actual total property tax levy of $3,428,080 for taxes payable in 2014. The tax levy will be a major source of [...]

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The Osseo City Council named a new Director of Public Service, and approved an employment agreement that changes the former public service director’s job status to Senior Maintenance Worker. The council also considered a storm sewer agreement. This and other action took place during Sept. 8. clOSED SESSION City Attorney Loren Magsam told the council [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The leaders of the pack for the Rockford boys and girls cross country teams at last week’s Rocket Run invitational at Shamrock golf course in Corcoran were newcomers to the sport. Running in their first varsity race, both Austin Hubbs and Grace Clark ran very well to lead their [...]

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Blue skies and warm temperatures created the perfect backdrop for the 38th Osseo Lions Roar festivities Sept. 5 and 6. The highlight was the Osseo Lions Roar Parade on Sept. 6 along with food, carnival and kids area. Check out more photos inside this paper. (Sun staff photos by Alicia Miller)

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Rockford sports notes BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford volleyball is on the upswing despite the 1-7 early season record. After starting the season with defeats against St. Anthony Village 3-0, Breck 3-1 and Zimmerman 3-1, Rockford defeated Fridley 3-0 last week, followed by a competitive 3-1 loss to Holdingford and three more narrow [...]

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The Osseo Lions Club honors Lion Sandy Danks as their 2013-14 Lion of the Year. Member of the Osseo Lions since 2002, Lion Danks is no stranger to serving. As a former USPS Letter Carrier, she has served delivering mail to residents of neighboring communities for nearly 10 years. Today she is a successful accountant, [...]

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An autumn art event is returning to Maple Grove. The 2014 Skyline Art Crawl, the third annual art show, will be Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 28, from noon to 5 p.m. The event takes place at the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway. Skyline Fine [...]

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Senior housing meeting SEPT. 11 — Albertville Guardian Angels – Engel Haus information meeting is Thursday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m., at Albertville City Hall, 5959 Main Ave. Floor plans, décor, construction updates and much more. Apartment reservations will be taken. Come get the latest details and enjoy some kaffee and kuchen! Refreshments will be [...]

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