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Final budget and levy set to be approved Dec. 16 by CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners recently voted to approve its maximum 2015 property tax levy and budget, precursors to a final adoption set for mid-December. During the board’s meeting Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Hennepin County Government Center [...]

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The Metropolitan Council has advanced two major transportation projects in the metro area, including lane additions on Interstate 694 in the northeastern metro and Interstate 494 in the western suburbs. The Council, on Sept. 10, added the I-494 expansion to the region’s Transportation Policy Plan, which is the long-range transportation investment plan for the metro [...]

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Donate to Coats for Kids drive through Oct. 10 When living through Minnesota winters – the most recent garnering a “Misery Index” that marked the worst season in more than 30 years – it is hard to imagine being without the proper clothing, especially when frostbite in a matter of minutes is a threat. It [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Dayton City Council reviewed the details of a new development proposed to be built across from Dayton City Hall. During the city council meeting, the council and staff also established a tax increment financing district with Liberty Property Trust for Witch Industrial Park located just north of Interstate [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Retired Dayton firefighter Chuck Gaulke has been named grand marshal of this year’s Dayton Heritage Day parade. Gaulke began his work with the Dayton Fire Department in 1976. For 38 years he took fire calls; all the while coming home to a loving wife, running a lawn business, attending [...]

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Dayton updates website, discusses video streaming council meetings By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The City of Dayton has taken great strides in updating its phone and web providers to better communication between city staff and residents. The city is also in the process of installing a new GIS (geographic information system), which will make [...]

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The 29th annual Coats for Kids collection drive begins Sept. 15. Pilgrim Cleaners sponsors the annual project, accepting new and gently used coats, then cleaning them and distributing to various local charities to help families in need stay warm this winter. Pilgrim Cleaners has set a goal of 10,000 coats. Coats will be collected until [...]

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By Joseph Palmersheim Sun CURRENT Newspapers Every year around this time, I find my thoughts drifting toward memories of a man I knew who was taken from us on 9/11 in New York. It is hard to believe it’s been 13 years since that day, and harder still to remember a time when we didn’t [...]

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