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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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The Maple Grove Police Department has released two photos of a female that is a suspect in a counterfeit case at the Holiday Gas Station at 16350 96th Ave. N. This suspect left the scene in a dark colored 1990s Dodge Durango. Maple Grove Police are asking the public for help in identifying this suspect. […]

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2nd clue in Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt   The first-ever Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt has officially begun. The medallion hunt will run for four consecutive weeks, from July 24 to Aug. 14, or until the medallion is found. Premier Bank in Osseo is sponsoring the hunt and offering a $250 cash prize for […]

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Rockford will crown its new senior ambassadors at a 3 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 10, the last day of this year’s three-day Rockford River Days celebration. This year’s ambassador candidates are Cassandra Adams-Reyna, Madison Dramen, Emily Eberspacher, Annika Jensen and Monica Orth. The Rockford River Days Ambassador Program is a nonprofit scholarship program put […]

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How often does someone get to pretend he or she is a hamster and walk across the water in a hamster ball? Or how about indulging in lumberjack fantasies while watching a log rolling competition? These, a carnival, live bands, horses, a talent contest and much more are coming to the Wright County Fair, Wednesday, […]

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Heavy traffic and rapid population growth in northeast Medina again dominated discussions at the Tuesday, July 15, Medina City Council meeting, and the council took steps toward addressing both issues. The council also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights. STAGING OF POPULATION GROWTH City Councilors directed Medina’s planning staff to go ahead […]

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