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Dominium, a developer and manager of affordable townhomes, has passed a first step in getting approval from the Medina City Council for a project proposed for the area behind the Medina Entertainment Center at 510 Clydesdale Trail. The council, on Tuesday, Oct. 7, directed city staff to draft an approval resolution for a Mixed Use [...]

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Haunted Acres is returning to Corcoran Lions Park, at county roads 101 and 10, for five days of scary experiences on Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31. This year’s event is a joint effort of the Hamel and Corcoran Lions as well as the Corcoran Jaycees. The gates open at 7 p.m. on all [...]

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Visitors to Medina Celebration Day packed a lot of fun into the hour before rain arrived on Saturday, Sept. 20.  When the storm hit, visitors piled inside the Hamel Community building for free popcorn and face painting. Fireworks went off as planned. (Photos by Susan Van Cleaf)  

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Rockford City Council focused its meeting on the high water and wastewater rates, which residents had expressed concern about during a town hall meeting two weeks ago. The council discussed different options they could choose from that would make residents happy and to also lower the deficit in [...]

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ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS Newspapers Things got heated at the Rockford Fire Hall during a city-council-hosted town hall meeting that discussed the changes in the water and wastewater rates and the high August utility bills that resulted because of this. “We were blind sighted with these absurd rate hikes,” one man said. The plan to [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The start of Rockford’s home football game against Holdingford Friday brought back memories of last year’s 42-0 blowout by the two-time defending Central Minnesota Conference champions. On the second play Holdingford ran for a 55-yard touchdown. The Rockets responded by driving down to the 4-yard-line, but the play was [...]

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Council adopts right-of-way purchases for Hwy. 610 The Maple Grove City Council oversaw the awarding of a scholarship from the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Foundation to Community Service Officer Ryan Ascher during its Tuesday, Sept. 2 meeting. Also during the meeting, the council approved right-of-way purchase agreements for parcels needed for the expansion of Hwy. [...]

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