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Has skatepark found a home?

June 15, 2013 in New Richmond News

After evaluating three different potential sites for a new skatepark, New Richmond may have found the perfect location. Continue Reading

Farmington moves forward on new housing code

June 15, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Paint sometimes chips. Shingles fall off. It happens, and that’s OK with Farmington city officials. But what isn’t OK is a home exterior that has become an eyesore. Continue Reading

New Richmond officials rally to pick up litter

June 14, 2013 in New Richmond News

New Richmond Mayor Fred Horne and City Administrator Mike Darrow gathered at 6:45 a.m. Thursday at Jet’s Coffee Bistro downtown to begin a new weekly effort in the city. Continue Reading

Farmington council member Fogarty returns to state board

June 12, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Farmington City Council member Christy Jo Fogarty has been a community leader for more than a decade. But she’s been in a leadership role at the state level for a number of years, as well.
In May, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Fogarty’s reappointment to the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources. Continue Reading

Red Wing launches ‘digital town square’

June 12, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Citizens now have another option for sharing ideas and voicing their opinions on Red Wing issues. Continue Reading

Land use plan will go to City Council

June 11, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

A future land use plan designed to help Jamestown envision and guide future zoning decisions and city growth will be passed on to the Jamestown City Council for approval, the Jamestown Planning Commission decided Monday. Continue Reading

Star Prairie flushes hydrants

June 10, 2013 in New Richmond News

The Village of Star Prairie will begin fire hydrant flushing on Monday, June 10, and Tuesday, June 11.
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New 911 center construction set for summer

June 8, 2013 in New Richmond News

The expansion and upgrade of a new 911 center at the St. Croix County Government Center is underway with the selection of an architectural firm to draw up plans. Continue Reading

Detective retires from New Richmond Police Department

June 7, 2013 in New Richmond News

Detective Bruce Borgen’s goal was to reach 30 years with the New Richmond Police Department before retiring.
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New Richmond offers housing rehabilitation grants

June 7, 2013 in New Richmond News

The City of New Richmond has Community Development Block Grant funds available to assist low- to moderate-income persons with housing rehabilitation. Continue Reading