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The Greater Zimmer-man Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at at Zimmerman City Hall. The public is welcome to attend the forum and will be allowed to ask questions of the candidates.  A live broadcast of the forum will run on the city’s public access channel and [...]

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As of last Wednesday afternoon two people had filed for Zimmerman City Council. They were incumbent Ron Mathison and Beth Merwin. Mathison’s term as well as Wendy Kowalski’s terms are up at the end of this year, and so is Mayor Dave Earenfight’s term. No one has filed for Zimmerman mayor as of last Wednesday [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer The Zimmerman City Council voted Monday to continue on to phase 2 of the city’s desire to build a leachate processing facility for use by Waste Management of Elk River. The facility, if built, would process leachate from the Elk River Landfill, making it safe and inert for the environment [...]

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As of Wednesday afternoon two people had filed for Zimmerman City Counci. They were incumbent Ron Mathison and Beth Merwin. Mathison’s term and Wendy Kowalski’s term are up at the end of this year, and so is Mayor Dave Earenfight’s term. No one has filed for Zimmerman mayor as of Wednesday afternoon. Kowalski is running [...]

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Here is a wrap-up of the election filings in the Elk River area. Filings for many area offices opened May 22 and closed June 5. Four people run for open Elk River City Council seat in Ward 3 Four people are running for an open Ward 3 seat on the Elk River City Council. They [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Though Sherburne County’s adjusted district lines (based on 2010 census figures) may not be settled for another month, two residents from the current District 5 have said they will file for the office of county commissioner when filing opens May 22. Wendy Kowalski, who is serving the last year of [...]

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The Zimmerman City Council voted Monday to collaborate with District 728 Community Education for a community open-gym program, which should start in mid-January. Open gym will offer access to gym space and equipment in the high school’s gymnasium and will be available through May to community residents on Wednesday and Sunday nights for a nominal [...]

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The Zimmerman City Council approved the city’s 2012 final tax levy of $1,168,652. The council voted to approve the 2012 final levy with no changes, in order to prepare for potential fund shortfalls early next year related to the loss of LGA in 2011, and a variety of maintenance and construction needs of the city. [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer The Zimmerman City Council held its annual public comment meeting on Monday, where the city presented the 2012 budget and levy to a full house. “Between the Boy Scouts earning merit badges and the high school students doing assignments, City Hall was packed,” City Administrator Randy Piasecki said, “but strangely [...]

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