Funds for a permanent third lane are being identified and red tape is being sorted – will it be enough?  Plymouth is moving steadily closer to the possibility of a permanent third lane on I-494 from Highway 55 to the Fish Lake Road interchange in Maple Grove — but everything needs to fall into place [...]

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Chris Ronning, a member of the Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion Auxiliary and Maple Grove resident, was in Washington D.C. recently lobbying for issues that affect American war veterans and the military. Ronning, First Vice President of the Minnesota Legion Auxiliary, was part of a delegation of 35 Minnesotans in Washington. The delegation met with nearly [...]

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by BOb San SUN PRESS Newspapers His team is still very inexperienced, but second-year Osseo boys’ tennis coach John Licciardi feels his squad will be more competitive this spring. The Orioles welcome back returning starters/letterwinners in junior singles Peter Berno and seniors Cody Werner, Connor Dahlberg and Thor Thao. Osseo will have a solid No. [...]

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TOPS APRIL 17 — The Rockford chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Riverside Park building every Thursday evening with weigh-in starting at 5:30 and meeting from 7 to 8. For more information, call Geneva at 763-477-6584. Rockford Library  Knitting Night APRIL 17 –  There will be a knitting night on Thursday, [...]

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The Rockford City Council meeting of April 8 began with the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization.  The open hearing includes property assessment information for Rockford residents, most residing in Wright County, for 2014, used in determining future property taxes collected by the county. Values for the 2014 assessment rely on a sales ratio study [...]

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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing Writer   The Rogers City Council agreed to take the next step with plans to extend Rogers Drive to Brockton Lane and discussed ongoing negotiations with affected landowners. While the owners of the Kinghorn and Henry properties that the new road will run through are on board with the project, owners [...]

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Amended law intended to safeguard youth under 18 The Medina City Council, Tuesday, April 1, amended its tobacco ordinance to keep nicotine delivery products, including electronic cigarettes, out of the hands of youth under the age of 18, The amended ordinance treats these products like tobacco and requires sellers to have a license from the [...]

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Rockford Schools had decided not to build in Corcoran The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, April 10, voted unanimously to back out of the city’s commitment of $210,000 over three years for the Rockford School District varsity baseball field that originally was proposed for a Corcoran location. The council decided that Corcoran should talk with Rockford [...]

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