Plans for new development in Lake Elmo have turned into a housing boom. On Sept. 16, the city council heard from six major residential developments — including two final plat resolutions that would allow work to begin. “Each development has its own quirks,” City Administrator Dean Zuleger said after the meeting. “This meeting was the [...]

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Big changes are coming for Minnesota’s high school students, and meetings are scheduled throughout the state to discuss them. That’s good because the changes are controversial. Minnesota has passed some education reform laws, like Postsecondary Enrollment Options, that have worked out well. We’ve adopted others, like the Profile of Learning graduation requirements that were disappointing [...]

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The city of Oak Park Heights expects to pay less for garbage and recycling service next year after an anticipated change of haulers. The city council unanimously approved the concept of switching from Advanced Disposal to Tennis Sanitation Sept. 9. Although some details of the contract are being finalized, City Administrator Eric Johnson said the [...]

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I’m often asked by clients if new clubs will help them play better. The answer in most cases is yes. Technology has advanced so far so fast that it’s often worth investing in new clubs every five years. A good set will run you anywhere from $1,500 to $2,000. That’s a lot of money but [...]

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Forest Lake sweeps Ponies in volleyball FOREST LAKE — The Stillwater volleyball team dropped its seventh match in a row on Tuesday while falling to Forest Lake in three games. The Rangers won the Suburban East Conference match by scores of 25-15, 26-24 and 25-12. The Ponies fell to 0-2 in conference play and 2-9 [...]

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