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A Delano man is dead after his pickup truck collided head-on with a second pickup truck Tuesday, Dec. 9, on Highway 12 at Spring Avenue in Maple Plain. Kevin Orr, 55, of Delano, was pronounced dead at the scene. James Mika, 29, of Maple Plain, was treated by North Memorial paramedics for non-life-th...Read More
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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 hist...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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 pol...Read More
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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...Read More
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Redesign includes more online services and government information   by Katy Zillmer Sun POST Newspapers   More than a year in the making, Hennepin County’s website has a new look designed to meet the needs of its audience. The new website design was launched Dec. 4. A lot has changed sin...Read More
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Board takes the next step in putting the horse patrol program out to pasture by Brian Rosemeyer Sun sailor Newspapers   Three Rivers Board of Commissioners held a final hearing Dec. 5 on a trying 2014 park district budget before sending the figures, cuts included, to Hennepin County for approva...Read More
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