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Candidates file in other local races The following people have filed Affidavits of Candidacy in the following races in the cities of Maple Grove and Osseo for the upcoming Nov. 4th General Election. Maple Grove In Maple Grove, there are three positions on the city council that will be vacant at the end of the [...]

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Filing by candidates for the November General Election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The General Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. As of the Tuesday deadline time, the following candidates had [...]

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All Minnesota registered voters can vote in the Tuesday, Aug. 12, state primary. Voting hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. In Rogers, all residents who live on the north side of Interstate 94 live in Precinct One and will vote at the Rogers Activity Center located at 21080 141st Avenue (Co. Rd. 144). Voting [...]

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By U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and John Hoeven   Whether it is sending a text, reading an email, or changing stations on the radio, it only takes a moment of distraction to cause a tragedy. In fact, research shows if a driver takes their eyes off the road for just 5 seconds at 55 mph [...]

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After concussions, memory loss, football player becomes advocate for safety By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS   Ben Utecht, who excelled for the University of Minnesota and two National Football League teams, is battling a new opponent: the effects of five major documented concussions. At the age of 33, he is experiencing some pockets of memory [...]

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Community market NOW THROUGH OCT. 17 – A community market will be open on Fridays between 3 and 7 p.m. at the Rockford Mall parking lot (inside in bad weather) through Oct. 17. Look for fresh farm produce, local products like honey and syrup, crafts, jewelry and a wide assortment of items. The fee for [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Street issues, including a public hearing on upcoming improvements, and an update on Fletcher Lane were on the Rogers City Council agenda. The council also recognized a public works employee who won a skills competition.   STREETS Following a public hearing, the council approved a resolution ordering the project [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   With an eye toward meeting developers’ requests and working toward Metropolitan Council goals, the Rogers City Council created a new residential zoning district. According to Sheila Cartney, the city’s planner and Community Development coordinator, Rogers received two applications for a zoning text amendment to allow smaller and narrower lots [...]

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