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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Election season is now upon the residents of Maple Grove and Osseo. Next week marks the beginning of when interested individuals may file for office. Residents of Maple Grove and Osseo interested in running for city council positions in either city can file Affidavits of Candidacy between Tuesday, July 29 and Tuesday, Aug. 12, at [...]

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Open House July 29   New Horizon Academy, Champlin (9051 White Oak Trail N.), will host a fall open house Tuesday, July 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Parents and their children are invited to tour the facility and classrooms, meet teachers and staff and learn more about New Horizon’s early education programs. The “Magic [...]

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Three of the six Osseo School Board seats will be up for election this fall. The filing period begins Tuesday, July 29, and runs through Tuesday, Aug. 12. During the filing period, district residents who are interested in running for school board can file affidavits of candidacy in the superintendent’s office during regular office hours, [...]

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Oversees 49-member education technology collaborative TIES (Technology and Information Education Services), an education technology collaborative, announced that Jim Burgett, school board member of the Osseo School District has joined TIES Executive Committee. Forty-nine member school districts elect the executive committee, which implements policies, adopts the proposed budget and fees and has general responsibility for the [...]

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Mark Schindele, an Osseo Senior High alumn, is the new president of Target Canada. In this role he is responsible for leading the Target Canada team. Schindele joined Target in 1999. During his tenure, he has helped in the launching new store formats, including PFresh, CityTarget and Target Express. He was previously the vice president [...]

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