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Mobile Hope celebrates ground breaking Mobile Hope on Aug. 28 celebrated the start of construction of its dream project, Hope Center at Maple Hill Estates in Corcoran, with a ground breaking ceremony. Hope Center will add to the skyline next to the basketball court on the east end of the trailer park. Jill Dejewski, who [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   The sky is the limit for first-graders as they dream of becoming astronauts, firefighters and more. At Dayton Elementary School in the late 1970s, one of Barb Swanson’s first-grade students told her that she wanted to become an Olympian someday.   On Aug. 14, that student pulled an Olympic [...]

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Photos by Susan Van Cleaf The Corcoran community celebrated Country Daze this past weekend at Corcoran City Park. Results The 6th Annual Classic Car Show Results from Saturday, Aug. 16, at the 11th Annual Corcoran Country Daze: People’s Choice – Dave Wecker of Corcoran, ‘57 Chevy Convertible 1st Place – Lyndon Minks of Corcoran, ‘71 [...]

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Residents have wanted paving for 15 years The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, Aug. 14, debated the issue of how to pay for the paving of 38 miles of gravel roads in the city, while a number of residents in the audience waited to hear what would happen with three streets in particular — Treeline and [...]

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Filing by candidates for the November general election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. The following candidates filed by the Tuesday deadline. They had [...]

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Minnesota’S 2014 primary election is now history. Several local races, for Congress, House and Sheriff, along with the state’s constitutional officers and U.S. Senate were on the Aug. 12 ballot. In the 6th Congressional District, two Republicans were seeking a spot on the Nov. 4 ballot. Michele Bachmann did not seek re-election, leaving that post open. Tom [...]

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All Minnesota registered voters can vote in the Tuesday, Aug. 12, state primary. Voting hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. After four terms Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is not running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Two Republican candidates hope to get a shot at the 6th Congressional District seat in the [...]

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Monday, Aug. 4, was Leann Sargent’s first Maple Grove City Council meeting back since spending 60 days in the Hennepin County Workhouse and two weeks on home monitoring following her gross misdemeanor sentencing for financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. She was sentenced back in April and served her time in May and June. Sargent [...]

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