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Following the example of Stillwater and other cities in the area, Oak Park Heights will allow residents to keep chickens. For a $5 per year permitting fee, residents may keep up to four chickens but no roosters. Unlike Stillwater, Oak Park Heights will not allow the keeping of bees. Along with the changes allowing chickens, [...]

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THE GAZETTE The Washington County Board of Commissioners continued a public hearing March 11 on a proposed Washington County Groundwater Plan for 2014-2024. The public hearing was first opened March 4. No residents spoke at the hearing. The hearing was extended from March 4 to March 11 to allow for more public comment. The Washington [...]

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En route to an appointment at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Gov. Mark Dayton took time last Friday, March 7, to visit with the ECM Publishers Editorial Board and discuss the current legislative session and his legislative priorities. Dayton, recovering from a February hip surgery, said his appointment was to refit him with another cast. [...]

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The Washington County Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing March 4 on a proposed Washington County Groundwater Plan for 2014-2024. No residents spoke at the hearing. The hearing was extended to March 11 to allow for more public comment. The Washington County 2003-2013 Groundwater Plan expired at the end of 2013. The county has [...]

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