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Residents put together write-in campaign Earlier this year Mike Barfknecht decided not to seek re-election to his seat on the Franklin Town Board, but township residents had other plans for him. They re-elected him to a three-year term on the Franklin Town Board with write-in votes. Barfknecht received 60 votes compared with 50 votes cast [...]

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Darin Orr is running unopposed for a seat on the Franklin Town Board in the Tuesday, March 12, election. Candidate filing ended Tuesday, Jan. 15. Orr filed for the seat currently occupied by Mike Barfknecht, who is not seeking re-election. Franklin Township voters can cast their ballots between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. at Franklin [...]

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Franklin Township will have one supervisor position on the Franklin Town Board listed on the ballot in township elections in March. Candidates can file their papers until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. The seat of Town Supervisor Mike Barfknecht will be up for election. To file an affidavit of candidacy, contact Town Clerk Denise Olson [...]

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Old Apostolic Lutheran Church Monday, Dec. 3, told the Franklin Town Board that it wants to withdraw its petition for roadway improvements needed for access to property located west of 90th Street and County Road 13. Old Apostolic had been looking at a 65-acre property as a potential site for a new church. The current [...]

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Old Apostolic Lutheran Church still is checking out the possibility of moving to Franklin Township, but the issue of widening 90th Street, the neighboring road, is proving to be a stumbling block. Many church members and residents of Franklin Township showed up at the Sept. 4 Franklin Town Board meeting to weigh in on the [...]

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Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, of Minnetonka, is continuing its fact finding about possible relocation to 65 acres located in Franklin Township, west of 90th Street and County Road 13. The Minnetonka church building is filled to capacity, and the congregation is looking for land for a second church. The land in Franklin Township is for [...]

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