Polls open at 7 a.m. The 2014 General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Area residents will be able to cast their ballots for area city council positions, including mayors and city council, along with candidates for Osseo School Board, Third Congressional District, State Representatives, Hennepin County Attorney and Sheriff, Park District, judges and other seats. [...]

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3 extra market dates added The Maple Grove Farmers Market may be moving indoors next week until the end of the year, but market-goers won’t have to wait until next spring to visit it. This year the Indoor Farmers Market will have three dates added for shoppers. Carol Morris, market coordinator, said about the added [...]

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Approves 3-on-3 ice hockey training facility The Osseo City Council Monday, Oct. 27, stopped discussions on a Special Services District for the Central Avenue business that would remove snow from the sidewalk and streets. The council did not feel a district was the best approach. Also during the meeting, the council approved a 3-on-3 ice [...]

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The city of Osseo will be in search of a new police chief next January. During the Monday, Oct. 27, Osseo City Council meeting, the council approved the resignation of Police Chief Tom Hartkopf. In a letter to the city council and city staff Hartkopf said, “After over four years of what started out as [...]

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The number of deaths due to heroin overdose is more than seven times what is was in 2008 in the Twin Cities area, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office. Since 1995, the number of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 who have tried heroin has increased by more than 300 percent. “Every [...]

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The Osseo Lions Club hosted the annual Osseo Kiddie Halloween event Saturday, Oct. 25. Kids dressed in costumes were able to Trick or Treat at businesses along Central Avenue, as well as take part in several events at the Osseo Community Center. Outside kids were able to check out fire trucks and a police squad [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers The defense recorded another shutout and the offense exploded for over 500 yards to lead Maple Grove to a 35-0 Section 5 football win over Coon Rapids Oct. 24. The Crimson defense allowed just 70 yards rushing and 12 yards passing on one completion. They have shutout four of [...]

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Justin Ekiyor has been making big runs all season for the Osseo Orioles football team, but perhaps none bigger than what he faced against Champlin Park. Ekiyor picked up a first down on a fourth-down run to seal a 27-21 win in the final two minutes for the Orioles on Friday, Oct. 24, to advance [...]

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