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The Maple Grove Historical Preservation Society will host an open house for its new museum Sunday, July 14, from 1 to 5 p.m.  The public is invited to tour the museum and stay for an ice cream social. Entertainment will be provided by the Tea Pot Band. The society said, “We will be anxious to [...]

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Mayor Marvin Johnson of Independence has won the 2013 C.C. Ludwig Award from the League of Minnesota Cities (LMC) — an award  considered to be the League’s highest honor for elected officials. The city of Independence will host a reception to honor Johnson from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Independence City Hall, [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer Several Albertville residents attended the recent council meeting to request assistance and demand answers in regards to frequent flooding in their neighborhood. City Administrator Adam Nafstad explained to the council that Sunday, June 23, 3 to 4 inches of rain fell in a two to three hour period which created [...]

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Main Street Pharmacy owner retires Osseo’s little corner drug store closed its doors Wednesday, June 26. Main Street Pharmacy and Soda Shoppe was staple for many Osseo residents. Randy Hohbein, owner/pharmacist, said he decided to retire after 25 years. “The opportunity just presented itself,” he said. “I had been approached several times for years to [...]

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The Corcoran City Council reviewed the sketch plan for Lennar Development’s residential site that now proposes 437 single-family homes on 212.59 net acres. The council also reviewed issues pertaining to the upcoming sewer financial management planning study workshop, and took action on other issues. DEVELOPMENT The council reviewed the planned unit development (PUD) sketch plan [...]

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  Volunteers from five Hamel community groups are gearing up for the 33rd annual Hamel Rodeo, back with performances July 11 to 14 at Corcoran Lions Park, located at County Roads 101 and 10 in Corcoran. The proper name for the event is the Hamel Rodeo and Bull Ridin’ Bonanza, so called because the rodeo [...]

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The 2013 Maple Grove Days Medallion has been found as of Thursday, Jun 27. The medallion was found by Michael Wallace. The location of the medallion was at Kerber Park next to the pond under a tree.

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