Maple Plain has been officially deemed Heart Safe, but the people who worked to get that title aren’t finished with the effort. Carol Cheswick and Julie Maas-Kusske have been at the forefront of the Heart Safe campaign. Their aim is to reduce the number of deaths in the area caused by sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden [...]

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One of Roger Hackbarth’s few remaining duties as Maple Plain mayor was recently taken from him. The Maple Plain City Council voted Monday, Sept. 22 to divest Hackbarth of his role on the city’s Economic Development Authority. The remaining EDA members are city councilors Mike DeLuca, Dave Eisinger, Justin McCoy and Jerry Young and local [...]

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The Maple Plain general fund tax levy has been capped at a 2 percent increase from the current year’s levy. The 2 percent increase to the city’s preliminary general fund tax levy equals an additional $25,000. The money will be used to pay for the increase in payment to the West Hennepin Public Safety Department, [...]

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By Charlene Tallen, Correspondent The Spartan girls’ swim and dive squad won two more meets to remain undefeated. The New Prague team was simply no match for the Orono swimmers Tuesday, Sept. 16. Their team was not able to win a single swimming event the entire evening. They did have some fantastic divers however, and [...]

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Orono’s homecoming dreams were shattered by the No. 1 ranked Hutchinson Tigers 35-0 Friday, Sept. 19 at Pesonen Stadium. “We told the kids that anything was possible if we played our game as well as we could.  As it turned out, we just made too many mistakes against one of the best teams in the [...]

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