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by TED MAY AND BOB HUTTER CONTRIBUTING WRITERS A citizens group called “On with the Show” is forming to spearhead fund raising efforts for upgrading the 38-year-old Delano Middle School Auditorium. The group is simultaneously looking for members and bringing nostalgia to Delano in the form of a Sept. 7 reunion concert by a popular [...]

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Total project proposed at $1.1 million   By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The Champlin City Council approved a resolution requesting funding from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) to help pay for a $1.1 million Hwy. 169 interchange improvement project. The interchange is at Dayton Road/Miller Road. The city is requesting $702,000 from [...]

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City says no permit ever filed Four people with non life-threatening injuries were transported to a hospital after the deck they were standing on collapsed at a Champlin house Sunday night, July 28. The house is located at 12900 Monticello Lane. Champlin Police Chief Dave Kolb said 10 to 11 people were reported to have [...]

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The Independence City Council Tuesday, July 23, decided to request proposals and advertise for bids for the proposed unclogging of the Lake Independence outlet channel between Independence Road and Pagenkopf Road. City Councilor Brad Spencer said it would cost Independence up to $3,500 to go through the RFP/bid process. He asked the council’s permission to [...]

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Council reviews traffic study results by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing Writer   The Rogers City Council received the results of a traffic study that assessed current traffic conditions and how future development would impact it. Of the intersections studied, three currently meet the conditions of a congested intersection. Two are on South Diamond Lake Road, at [...]

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Corcoran Police: ‘Unfortunate accident’  A 2-year-old Corcoran boy has died after being struck by a car near his residence in Maple Hill Estates. Police report that at approximately 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a child struck by a vehicle in the 7800 block of Maple [...]

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Two road construction projects over the weekend will close parts of Highway 169 near Osseo and Maple Grove. The first project will close Hwy. 169 Friday, July 26, from Brooklyn Park to Golden Valley. Beginning July 26, motorists will encounter a weekend road closure and a detour on northbound Hwy. 169 as crews continue resurfacing [...]

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Lawler fired after allegedly stealing more than $3,500 Former Park Center High School Activities Coordinator Larry Lawler is facing felony charges for allegedly dipping into ticket sales from school sports events last semester. The 53-year-old Plymouth resident is accused of stealing more than $3,500 in ticket revenue since January. He is charged with one count [...]

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