Independence

TOPS APRIL 17 — The Rockford chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Riverside Park building every Thursday evening with weigh-in starting at 5:30 and meeting from 7 to 8. For more information, call Geneva at 763-477-6584. Rockford Library  Knitting Night APRIL 17 –  There will be a knitting night on Thursday, [...]

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Bingo with the Bunny APRIL 10 — FYCC Bingo with the Bunny is Thursday, April 10, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Albertville City Hall. Cost is $10 per family. Register at fycconline.com or stop by the FYCC office, 11800 Town Center Dr., St. Michael. Phone: 416-7912. Corcoran council APRIL 10 — Corcoran City Council will [...]

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The West Hennepin Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Business and Job Expo 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. The purpose of this expo is to introduce businesses in Western Hennepin County and Eastern Wright County to job seekers throughout area. The West Hennepin Chamber [...]

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K.C. fish dinner APRIL 4 — Northwest-Hennepin Knights of Columbus are hosting a fish dinner Friday, April 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church Hall – St. Martin Campus (downtown Rogers). Cost is 4 years and under free, 5 to 12 $6, and 13 and older $9. Family maximum is [...]

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25 students leave bus safely  A First Student school bus on Thursday, Feb. 20, was stuck on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad track in Independence, and the bus driver safely evacuated 25 students from the vehicle. The incident happened at Valley Road, just north of Highway 12. West Hennepin Public Safety received a report [...]

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by Amanda Schwarze The Pioneer More than 25 mayors around the state are asking state legislators to make transportation a funding priority this year. Among them are Long Lake Mayor Tim Hultmann, Medina Mayor Elizabeth Weir and Independence Mayor Marvin Johnson. Hultmann is among those who are supporting the Move MN coalition’s aim to have [...]

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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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West Hennepin Public Safety has provided police services to the cities of Maple Plain and Independence for 35 years, and for 33 years, it has been assisted by a group of volunteers who make up its Reserve Officer Program. Current reservists are Phil Beck, Angie Grabowski, Matt Rosati, Lisa Schreier and Jeff Strand. WHPS is [...]

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