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Mound moves into new City Hall
Published October 24, 2013 at 1:11 pm
Spring Park OKs LMCC budget
Published October 23, 2013 at 12:30 pm
By Lorrie Ham The Laker The Spring Park City Council approved the proposed Lake Minnetonka Cable Commission budget for 2014 at its Oct. 7 council meeting. Council Member and LMCC representative Bruce Williamson explained that revenues for next year are still uncertain, as four member cities have...
Volunteers needed for Mound advisory commissions
Published October 22, 2013 at 11:48 am
The City of Mound wishes to notify its residents of vacancies on its Advisory Commissions and would like to invite interested to apply. The Commissions act as recommending bodies to the City Council. Prior candidates and participants are encouraged to apply. Park and Open Space Commission –...
Minnetrista council votes down LMCC budget
Published October 22, 2013 at 1:30 am
By Lorrie Ham The Laker The Minnetrista City Council voted unanimously Oct. 7 against the proposed Lake Minnetonka Cable Commission budget for 2014, but it did vote in favor of a pair of amendments to the Joint Powers Agreement. even though the council has already indicated its intent to leave the...
Mound City Hall relocation information
Published October 21, 2013 at 11:47 am
Effective Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, the City Hall of the City of Mound will open for business at its new location at 2415 Wilshire Blvd., formerly police quarters at the Public Safety Facility. Mound City Hall will be closed during its move on Oct. 23. City Hall will share the building with Mound...
Maple Plain administrator field narrowed
Published October 17, 2013 at 12:42 pm
Maple Plain officials are preparing to interview five candidates for the open city administrator position. The Maple Plain City Council met in a special work session Oct. 14 to decide which of a dozen people to interview for the job. The position was vacated after Jason Ziemer left to become North...
GOP Senate hopefuls agree change needed in Washington during shutdown
Published October 15, 2013 at 11:58 am
At candidate forum, Sen. Franken needs to go was night’s theme Three hopefuls vying for the GOP bid in the 2014 U.S. Senate race against Sen. Al Franken all agreed that any change from Franken is an improvement during a candidate forum hosted by the Carver County Republicans at Chaska High...
Navarre crosswalks getting safety upgrades
Published October 11, 2013 at 1:13 pm
Safety enhancements to crosswalks will be one of the focuses of the next Navarre meeting. The next Navarre neighborhood meeting is set for 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 in the Orono City Council Chambers. According to the draft agenda for the meeting, the first topic of discussion will be crosswalks in...
Hennepin County Service Centers drop passports Nov. 1, add more licenses
Published October 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Hennepin County service centers will stop processing applications for passports and will start processing first-time driver’s licenses at all locations on Nov. 1. New federal regulations require that passport offices be physically separated from offices that provide birth records and driver’s...
County gets funding for chemical dependency programs, rental assistance
Published October 11, 2013 at 11:38 am
Grant funding boosts chemical dependency programs The Hennepin County Board received a grant from the Medica Foundation to fund an additional peer specialist for the Diversion and Recovery Team, a partnership between the Human Services and Public Health Department and the Minnesota Department of...