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The Osseo City Council approved 3-2 granting the request for a conditional use permit (CUP) to allow for a firearm shooting range and firearm retail business during its Monday, June 24 meeting. Councilors Bonnie Heinen and Allan Hartkopf voted against. Applicant Chris Williamson applied for a conditional use permit (CUP) to allow a 20-lane indoor [...]

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Riding the bus to Oxbow Creek Elementary School this past school year was safer and more fun for most students. Thanks to a new Bully-Free Bus program initiated by assistant principal Tracee Cahalan, students engaged in the year-long program designed to keep students safe and to take responsibility for keeping their busses bully-free. Cahalan said [...]

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by Susan Van Cleaf & Aaron Brom SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   Powerful straight line winds and rain from a bow echo system lashed through many Twin Cities metro area, including northwest Hennepin County and eastern Wright County, last weekend and the storm is leaving a legacy in its wake — minor to moderate flooding of [...]

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The Osseo City Council will be taking up the topic of bringing a proposed gun range to the city at its next meeting, Monday, June 24.  This proposed development has brought up some concerns and a slight difference of opinion. Applicant Chris Williamson applied for a conditional use permit (CUP) to allow a 20-lane indoor [...]

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A storm at 7:30 p.m., Friday provided spectacular views of wind whipping through trees in southwestern Plymouth. In less than an hour the storm was gone. While it was here, it created many near misses, as huge mature trees could not withstand the stress of severe winds. They came crashing down near garages, homes and [...]

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Xcel Energy offered the following update at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 23: “Tremendous progress has been made, as we have restored service to more than 452,000 Minnesota customers since the storms began on Friday, June 21. The severe weather event has produced a staggering 574,000 power outages. All available resources are dedicated to restoring the [...]

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Trees are down and power is out throughout much of the metro area Saturday, after strong storms moved through about 7-9 p.m. Friday night, and then again in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22. Xcel Energy estimated that 276,000 customers remain without power Saturday morning; power has been restored to 214,000 customers. Also, [...]

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The investigation into the death of a 4-month-old baby from Champlin occurring in February has recently been ruled a homicide. According the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Madyson Lanae Johnson suffered blunt force craniocerebral injury causing her death shortly after 11 a.m.  on Feb. 20. She died at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Champlin Police responded to [...]

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