Volleyball enters DC tournament BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford learned what it can do when fielding a full boys cross country team at Saturday’s Milaca Mega Meet. The Rockets finished 12th out of 30 teams in Class AA. Competing in his first race of the season, senior Nick Klonne ran a personal best [...]

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Developer asks for discretionary review Peachtree Partners has asked the city of Corcoran for a discretionary Environmental Assessment Worksheet for its proposed 249 unit housing development that would sit on the Schendel property at 20400 County Road 10. The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, Sept. 11, approved the request and also took up other business, including [...]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Greenfield City Council discussed the possibility of making an amendment to the city ordinance to allow for residents to run retail operations from their home and discussed an amendment to the city ordinance concerning the General Business District. Retail operation The council continued its discussion from a previous [...]

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The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 16, got a last-minute surprise from Mediacom about this year’s plans for bringing broadband and high-speed Internet access to underserved areas of the city. And the council had to make a decision about what to do about the surprise by the next day, Sept. 17. Attorney Mark Ayotte, of [...]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Rockford Area School Board discussed a number of items at its September meeting, including a new plan to help teachers and students reach standardized testing goals, the potential changes to the Q-Comp plan, and the back-to-school reports. Curriculum maps Peter Grimm, the new Director of Teaching and Learning, [...]

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The St. Michael City Council recently hosted a work session to review Riverside Church’s zoning request to move into the former Cinemagic movie theater site. City administrator Steve Bot said it was the council’s “first blush at laying out the options” for handling the church’s request. “We believe the zoning is right,” he said. “There [...]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board heard that student enrollment jumped at least three times higher than expected, largely due to open enrollment. The board also approved Minnesota School Board Association assembly resolutions related to student funding equity, and took action on other issues. ENROLLMENT In its annual enrollment report, staff noted that there are 160 [...]

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Motorists in Rogers and St. Michael may encounter slow traffic and delays as both directions of Interstate 94 between Hwy. 241 and Hwy. 101 are reduced to a single lane during non-rush hours through November. The closures are needed as crews widen bridges, construct temporary crossover lanes and conduct other preparatory work as part of [...]

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