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BY BRENT PETERSON – GAZETTE COLUMNIST In the 1870s, there were many boat clubs throughout Minnesota. Stillwater had the St. Croix Boat Club; there was one in St. Paul, Minneapolis, and in Red Wing. The clubs were devoted to sculling, which is a type of boat racing, either on the Mississippi or St. Croix Rivers. [...]

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Oak Park Heights residents may notice a difference in how their water smells or tastes for the next week, but the Minnesota Department of Health says the water is safe to drink. The city began chlorinating its water Aug. 29 as a precaution after non-harmful bacteria were detected during a routine city test Aug. 25. According to [...]

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Many a parent has said, “do as I say, not as I do” — perhaps the city of Lake Elmo can relate. During its Aug. 19 meeting, the Lake Elmo City Council voted to approve leasing office space for some staff, in part because the current space at city hall occupied by the city planner [...]

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