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Ambassador program has new directors The iconic Maple Grove Ambassadors float has made its way down the last parade route ever. The Osseo Lions Roar Parade Sept. 6 was the last chance for people to view the float’s hand-crafted wetland meadow with bridge and tree house. Plans are underway to create and build a new [...]

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On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 12, police officers responded to the Americana Community Bank in Maple Grove for a report of a robbery in progress, not long after another robbery up the road in Albertville. According to the criminal complaint, when officers arrived they met with bank employees who informed them that around 1:20 [...]

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Maple Grove Yellow Ribbon Community hosting events Sept. 20 Canvas Health, in partnership with Minnesota military and veteran communities, recently announced the Heroes for Hope Fun Run Challenge to raise awareness of statewide crisis counseling resources and to erase stigmas associated with trauma and mental illness. The Maple Grove Yellow Ribbon Community will be the [...]

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The Maple Grove City Council ended up approving directing staff to draft an ordinance for the rezoning and directing the city attorney to draft a resolution to approve the planned unit development (PUD) concept and development stage plan for the Stonegate at Rush Creek project after much discussion during its Monday, Sept. 15 meeting. The [...]

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Andrew Quirk of Maple Grove is to be honored with the HOBY Minnesota Outstanding Youth Award for his volunteerism and social responsibility to the community this past year. A HOBY (Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership) Minnesota ambassador contributes 100 hours of meaningful community service within six months or 50 hours within three months of leadership seminar. [...]

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Final budget and levy set to be approved Dec. 16 by CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners recently voted to approve its maximum 2015 property tax levy and budget, precursors to a final adoption set for mid-December. During the board’s meeting Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Hennepin County Government Center [...]

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The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters will host candidate forums for upcoming area elections in the cities of Maple Grove and Osseo. All candidate forums are conducted between Sept. 16 and Oct. 2, which is at least 30 days prior to the general election. The general election is Tuesday, [...]

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Phil Leith has announced his candidacy for re-election to the Maple Grove City Council. Leith is a 27-year Maple Grove resident and homeowner. He lives with his wife Beth, and sons Eric and Thane. He is the owner of Leith Sourcing, a specialty chemical sales agency headquartered in Maple Grove. Leith currently volunteers much of [...]

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