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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Otsego City Council gave the green light at its Feb. 23 meeting for Meridian Land Holdings to build a third addition of the Wildflower Meadows housing subdivision and for the city to have an archery range in the southwest corner of Prairie Park. Merdian plan...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman City Council did not discuss the item for long at its Feb. 23 meeting, but its supporting documents say the city is eligible for up to $410,000 in Sherburne County Solid Waste Legacy Grant funds, which must be used for green-building construction o...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Most members of the Otsego City Council had questions for Parks and Recreation Manager Ross Demant at the Feb. 9 meeting as he gave an awaited update from the school district on a pending project to create playing fields adjacent to Otsego Elementary school. Dem...Read More
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Two area auditor-treasurers have been honored by their professional association. Diane Arnold, Sherburne County auditor-treasurer, received the Auditor Of The Year award and Bob Hiivala, Wright County auditor-treasurer, received the Treasurer Of The Year award. The awards were presented by the Minne...Read More
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          by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Thirteen people have been appointed or reappointed to Elk River boards and commissions by the City Council. All terms are for three years, except for the Library Board. New appointees, pictured here, include Britt Aamodt, Garrett Chr...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The city of Zimmerman and Livonia Township, along with the Elk River Area School District, hosted a Community Cafe forum Feb. 9 at the Zimmerman Elementary School that drew about 140 participants eager to talk about community needs and ideas. Charlie Blesener, d...Read More
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State Rep. Eric Lucero, R-Dayton, has been  appointed to the Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Data Privacy. The appointment was made by the Speaker of the House. Lucero, a computer security specialist by trade, is one of eight members of the commission established to study government da...Read More
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