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By Linda Herkenhoff SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   As spring nears, the Greenfield Park Advisory is preparing for improvements in its first official city park, Greenfield Central Park. At its March 18 meeting, the Greenfield City Council was asked to approve $1,500 on trees, possibly shrubbery, planting and landscaping items like mulch. A new park sign [...]

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Our viewpoint: Use state bonding dollars wisely If you had a billion dollars to spend on any public project within Minnesota, what would you choose? Would you spend $5 million to build a new security fence around the Shakopee prison, $500,000 for “pre-design” design, to improve and renovate historic Fort Snelling or $10 million to [...]

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by Lisa Kaczke Sun CURRENT Newspapers   I can’t pinpoint the exact moment when I decided that I was over this winter. Maybe it was when I was sitting in my car outside in the alley at home thinking “c’mon, c’mon, c’mon, start!” when it was minus 20 degrees outside. Leave it to a polar [...]

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The governor, legislators and Minnesota citizens all received good news in December. Minnesota Management and Budget, formerly known as the State Finance Department, in its most recent economic forecast projected an improvement in the state’s economic position of more than a billion dollars for the current two-year budget cycle. When the Legislature comes back into [...]

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By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS   Minnesota newspapers and their websites are valued for their readership and advertising results, according to a survey hot off the press. Results of a survey, conducted by Scarborough researchers for the Minnesota Newspaper Association, show that in almost every category of news and buying decisions, newspapers and their websites [...]

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The past four months of my life have been the most exciting, tiring, happy, stressful and fulfilling. My husband and I welcomed our beautiful daughter, Arabella, on Sept. 25, 2013. After 13 hours of labor I was holding my daughter in my arms in the delivery room. I looked down and saw a little tiny [...]

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State transportation director Zelle reviews I-94 project by AARON BROM SUN PRESS Newspapers   Minnesota Department of Transportation Director Charlie Zelle came to Rogers just a couple months ago and was greeted by a room full of somewhat perturbed community leaders and legislators. They wondered and asked Zelle what he could do to help the [...]

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