Hassan Township

Our snowfall on Wednesday, Feb. 29, was pretty much a typical snowfall one can expect this time of year. Very wet and heavy but this is, after all, Minnesota. The part I do find unusual is how long it took for the Rogers streets to get plowed. I didn’t expect to be plowed out first [...]

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Hassan Meadows Park, which is located approximately a quarter mile north of 109th Avenue North (County 117) on Bechtold Road, reached completion this week with the installation of the Frisbee golf course designed by Tim Mackey. The park features a hiking/biking trail, a basketball half-court, a sand volleyball court, a children’s ballfield, and a small [...]

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Eight years ago, the city of Rogers and the town of Hassan agreed to slow combination of the two communities; as urbanization occurred, as urban services became available, as the market demanded and landowners requested, just not later than 2030. There was nothing magical about the 2030 date; it simply allowed time for prudent deliberations [...]

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Hassan Township residents may have shot themselves in the foot by grabbing a zero levy heading into their eventual merger with the city of Rogers, but only time will tell. Some advantages had been negotiated, but apparently none were enticing enough to win out over the effort for a zero levy. Eventually, Hassan residents will [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Hassan Township residents have spoken and they have opted for a zero levy, as they brace for their dissolution and re-emergence as residents of the city of Rogers.   A divided bunch numbering more than 250 crammed into the Hassan Town Hall garage this past Tuesday. Those who didn’t fit inside [...]

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Hassan Township and the city of Rogers have approved a proposal to combine both master park plans into one unified plan. The Hassan Town Board agreed to the measure at the Aug. 1 town board meeting while the Rogers  City Council voted to approve it July 26. Unifying both park master plans into one document [...]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer It seems a break could be imminent in a deadlock between Hassan and Rogers over hot-button details to the upcoming full merger of the two communities in 2012. Hassan had asked Rogers for a six-year property tax phase-in for residential and agricultural properties due to Rogers’ significantly higher tax rate. [...]

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A “flapjack” benefit will be held for the Pam Adams family at Applebee’s in Rogers Saturday, June 18 from 8-10 a.m. Adams was badly burned in a house fire May 21 that also claimed the life of her son, 19-year-old Kyle Adams. The Hassan woman is recovering at her sister’s house. Her own home was [...]

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A Hassan Township house fire Saturday has claimed one man and injured one woman. At 6:38 p.m., a neighbor called 911 to report a fire.  The fire took place in the 2400 block of 141st Avenue North, Hassan. At the time of the fire, there were two family members in the home. First responders found [...]

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