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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter  Contributing writer The Otsego City Council welcomed a new council member and approved an agreement to build three soccer fields in Prairie Park at the Monday, Jan. 14 meeting. New Council Member Jason Warehime, along with returning Mayor Jessica Stockamp and Council Member Doug Schroeder, were sworn in for new terms in [...]

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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing writer Amy Stemler of Otsego has been collecting children’s books for decades. She loves books and reading and knows, as a mother and a preschool teacher, what tremendous learning opportunities they provide for children. So when she heard about the Little Free Library Program that has been popping up in cities [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The city of Otsego’s first paid manager of parks and recreation has been at his job for six weeks, and he looks forward to his continuing role this summer in building a program that has strong roots and support from community volunteers. Ross Demant, a native of Duluth, has joined [...]

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by Briana Sutherland Contributing writer The Easter bunny may have had some help this year while stopping by Prairie Park in Otsego for the annual Easter egg hunt on March 30. The event, hosted by Parks and Recreation along with the local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, kept everyone busy all morning long. “We plan [...]

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Otsego Park and Recreation’s Pumpkin Patch will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct 22. It will be held in Prairie Park behind City Hall, 8899 Nashua Ave. N.E. There will be free pumpkins (one per child),  games  and other activities for kids.

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Otsego City Council approved a landscaping bid of $3,789.50 from Midwest Landscaping for the planned splash pad in the city’s Prairie Park. Eagle Scout candidate Aaron Dorvinen is taking on the landscaping for the splash pad project to earn his Eagle Scout designation, the highest rank Boy Scouts can achieve. Dorvinen is responsible to research, [...]

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Prairie Park in Otsego could get enlarged if the city and resident Randall Begin can agree on a deal. Otsego would like to purchase 5.9 acres of Begin’s property, which sits across the street from Prairie Park, facing 90th Street. The city already owns 30 acres adjacent to Begin’s land. The accumulated acreage could possibly [...]

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Prairie Park in Otsego could get enlarged if the city and resident Randall Begin can agree on a deal. Otsego would like to purchase 5.9 acres of Begin’s property, which sits across the street from Prairie Park, facing 90th Street. The city already owns 30 acres adjacent to Begin’s land. The accumulated acreage could possibly [...]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer Plans are moving forward in Otsego to install a splash pad in the city’s Prairie Park behind city hall. Otsego officials say the Parks and Recreation Commission will study the concept plan May 11 and decide whether to approve the project. The matter will then go before Otsego’s City Council [...]

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