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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   The groundbreaking on the much anticipated Interstate 94 expansion took place Monday, June 30, in St. Michael. The project will add a lane to the freeway between Hwy. 101 in Rogers and Hwy. 241 in St. Michael. Area government officials as well as state officials were in attendance and [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   St. Michael Middle School East students will have a new assistant principal come fall. After five years in STMA, former assistant principal Ben Bakeberg recently accepted a job at Heritage Christian Academy in Maple Grove. Replacing Bakeberg is Chad Libby, a Hanover resident who spent 12 years in the [...]

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‘Still among lowest in conference’ Faced with potential budget deficits over the next three years, the St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved raising activity fees. The board also discussed a parent’s request to allow youth group activity use on Wednesdays after 6 p.m., and approved the preliminary 2014/15 budget.   ACTIVITY FEES An activity fee committee [...]

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The constant deluge of rain has finally taken its toll on the Crow River in the Rogers, St. Michael and Hanover area. Reports are that most of the flooding is in the flood plain, areas like the Riverside Park and Crow River Sportsmen’s Club on the Rogers/St. Michael border. Also, Hennepin County Rd. 144 is [...]

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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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Cites potential litigation to resolve rezoning issue The Riverside Church said it would pursue litigation regarding its desired purchase of the former Cinemagic theater building in St. Michael. The church contends the city’s zoning law, which does not allow a church as a use in the business district, “violates the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized [...]

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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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Former Rogers High School student Reid Sagehorn Tuesday, June 10, filed a lawsuit against the school district and Rogers police chief. The lawsuit cites “harm to his reputation and standing in the community, mental distress, shame, humiliation and embarrassment” and requests monetary damages “against Police Chief Jeffrey Beahen for defamation.” The lawsuit was in response [...]

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