Heavy traffic and rapid population growth in northeast Medina again dominated discussions at the Tuesday, July 15, Medina City Council meeting, and the council took steps toward addressing both issues. The council also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights. STAGING OF POPULATION GROWTH City Councilors directed Medina’s planning staff to go ahead [...]

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Catholic school hosts Camp Invention Go ahead, invent something. You never know, your creation might just be featured on national TV. That’s exactly what happened to St. Michael Catholic School soon-to-be-eighth-grader Jonathan Haller, who earlier this year appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in the new show’s first ever week. Fallon aired a [...]

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Well-regarded OB/GYN physician dies in motorcycle crash by Tim Hennagir MONTICELLO TIMES   Dr. Eric Lefebvre, an active member of the CentraCare Healt –Monticello medical staff for nearly two decades and one of the area’s most well-regarded clinic-based obstetrics and gynecology physicians, died Saturday in a motorcycle crash in French Lake Township, the Wright County [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   After amassing a huge lead in the early portion of Sunday’s game against St. Michael, it looked like the Red Devils had a big win in the bag. Then starting pitcher Rob Fodness suffered an injury, and the Saints began to chip away. “He was kind of [...]

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Filing for election begins Tuesday, July 29 and ends Tuesday, Aug. 12. Candidates that have filed may withdraw up until Thursday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m. 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 [...]

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The Dist. 877 Buffalo School Board expects to make a decision at its Aug. 11 meeting regarding a potential bond election for this November. At its recent board meeting, the board heard another update from Finance and Operations Director Gary Kawlewski and Buildings and Grounds Director John Heltunen about facility needs around the district and [...]

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City wants to be more proactive in addressing nuisance enforcement The Hanover City Council and staff discussed what the city can do to combat increased zoning enforcement issues. One of those issues is uncut grass growing wildly on vacated lots. “We get a lot of grass complaints,” city administrator Annita Smythe later said. “We have to [...]

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Stacy Braun now sober since 2008 DWI arrest Nov. 11, 2008, marked a dark day for Stacy Braun. A cop and member of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Braun was pulled over in Otsego near his home. He had been drinking and was subsequently arrested for DWI. Five years later, Braun, a candidate for Wright [...]

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