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Bison Shelter Ground Breaking

Spring Lake Park Reserve will be the new home for a herd of bison starting October 2022. On Thursday morning, dignitaries from the state, county, local and tribal governments joined together in celebration for a groundbreaking event and the instillation on the first fence post. Congressman Tony Jurgens and Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of …

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ISD 200 Candidate Filing Period Open

The ISD 200 School Board Candidate Filing period for the 2021 election opened on July 27th. The general election will be held on Tuesday, November 2nd, and three members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four years each. Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, at 1000 11th …

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Connemara Trail Closure

The City of Rosemount reports that a temporary road closure will take place on Connemara Trail, from Brockway Ave. to Biscayne Ave., beginning on August 2. During this time, no vehicles, including emergency vehicles will be allowed on the closed segment of Connemara Trail. Access to Brockway Avenue will be available from the west. The …

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Farmington FD Officers Certified

As part of the ongoing efforts to increase knowledge, skills and abilities, the members of the Farmington Fire Department have committed to seek higher levels of education and certification. On Friday, the Farmington Fire Department recognized Lieutenant Scott Mattingly, Captain Brian Hanson, District Chief Adam Fischer, Deputy Chief Matthew Price, Assistant Chief Jim Schmitz and …

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Lock Closure Extended

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have additional temporary closures at Lock and Dam 2 in Hastings on August 3rd and 5th to properly align and seal the lock chamber’s new miter gates. The lock will be closed from 7 AM to 7 PM. Once the lock reopens, lock staff will communicate specific locking …

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434th Reaches Kuwait

Local veteran advocate Dean Markuson reports that the 434th Chemical Company, based in Hastings and Red Wing, has arrived in Kuwait, on a mission to provide chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense, with soldiers trained to respond to multiple hazards, in the event or use of weapons of mass destruction, in support of Operation Spartan …

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Spices Recalled

On Tuesday, McCormick & Co. issued a voluntary recall of four spice products sold in local grocery stores, citing possible salmonella contamination. According to published information, the recalled spices include McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, both the 1.31 oz. and 2.25 oz. bottles, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning. The affected …

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Legion Chicken Dinners Return

Prescott American Legion Post 61 is still in fundraising mode for repairs to the Post building, and will be offering its first post COVID Fried Chicken Feed on Saturday, August 7th from 5 PM to 7 PM. It will be a drive through at the Legion Hall, with no need to get out of your …

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PPD Receives Grant

Prescott Chief of Police Eric Michaels presented information to the Prescott City Council during a meeting on Monday night regarding a National Criminal History Improvement Program Livescan Implementation grant which was recently awarded to the Prescott Police Department in the amount of $19,646. Chief Michaels explain what Livescan does. Click here for audio     According …

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Stoffel Sentenced

A Hastings woman was sentenced Tuesday to more than two years in federal prison and ordered to pay back more than $650,000 she admitted to stealing from Vermillion Township while serving as its elected clerk. 70-year-old Maryann Stoffel pled guilty in March to felony wire fraud in connection with a scheme that spanned nearly eight …

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