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Anoka-Hennepin School Board member Dr. Scott Wenzel died unexpectedly at his home Nov. 8. He was 56 years old. Wenzel had served on the School Board since January 1996 – more than 18 years. He represented families – the sons and daughters of his neighbors – and community members in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Fridley and […]

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Property owners could have until utility failure to connect without penalty BY Megan Hopps Sun Press Newspapers The City of Dayton is proposing to remove the Dec. 31, 2015, deadline for NE Dayton to connect to city water and sewer. According to recent discussions at city hall, property owners in the north east may not […]

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Council, staff discuss new public works site By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Dayton City Council discussed the possibility of live streaming council meetings. The council also discussed options for acquiring land to build a new public works site. City staff presented three options to the council for review. A decision will made later […]

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By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS Maybe, in this all-too-serious world, we need to laugh more. Imagine a meeting where you can laugh at Laurel and Hardy films, along with shorts on “Popeye the Sailorman” and “The Little Rascals.” That was the agenda for the Bloomington Brats October meeting, a tent of the Sons of the […]

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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist   “These teachers have dedicated their lives to serving students and been recognized for outstanding work. As we examine how to improve public policy, it’s important to hear from some of the best of the best. We need to learn from their success.” That’s how state Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, […]

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Polls open at 7 a.m. By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The 2014 General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents of Champlin and Dayton will be able to cast their ballots for area city council positions, including mayors and city council, along with candidates for the Third Congressional District, State Representatives, Hennepin County Attorney and […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Dayton City Council and staff met to congratulate two newly appointed firefighters and to promote Paul Enga as Dayton’s new Police Chief. The council also discussed the possible extension of Jonquil Lane with residents during open forum and reviewed several other items involving fire truck bids, street maintenance, […]

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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist Here are five questions you might want to ask school board candidates or members running for re-election this fall. Because schools play a huge role in making communities attractive places to live and work, you might also talk with the other board members, whose seats aren’t up for election, about […]

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