Government

In his first run for political office, Orono businessman Scott Honour has announced that State Senator Karin Housley, R-St. Mary’s Point, will be his running mate in his campaign for Minnesota governor. Housley, a first-term senator from St. Mary’s Point, was introduced the morning of Saturday, May 31, as Honour’s candidate for lieutenant governor during [...]

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THE GAZETTE The Metropolitan Council on May 28, adopted a resolution that authorizes the termination of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Council and City of Lake Elmo regarding growth targets. The action comes at the request of the city, which worked extensively with the Council to meet regional and local growth objectives. “We [...]

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The city of Oak Park Heights has changed its ordinance to prohibit tobacco shops from having sampling areas inside their facilities. According to a city staff memo, the change is in response to a growing trend in the state with tobacco shops becoming sampling locations. City Attorney Mark Vierling said state law allows for designated [...]

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