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CITY’S SEVERANCE PAYMENTS ARE COSTLY TO TAXPAYERS

February 2, 2019

Police Chief Mark Elliott’s resignation in December and Frank Boyles retirement at the end of February has been costly to taxpayers in terms of severance payments, estimated to be somewhere between $150,000 and $200,000 including cash and benefits.  The terms defining these payments is included in Boyle’s employment agreement dated April 2 of last year […]

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Commentary: Fake news or yellow journalism?

January 3, 2019

By Wes Mader Community Columnist President Trump calls the news media an enemy of the American people. He’s dead wrong. Without a free press, our democracy as we know it would crumble. What he could have said more accurately is that far too often those who are influential in the news industry abuse the very […]

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Happy New Year

January 1, 2019

“May the spirit of the season of, New year fill your heart, with serenity and peace, Wish you a happy new year!”  

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STUDENT’S & PARENT’S LEGAL RIGHTS SHOULD NOT BE TRAMPLED

December 2, 2018

Minnesota Advocates & Champions for Children (MACC) have also spoken out in opposition to an action of our School District (Ref. link below), and believe as we do that our School District violated both federal and state law at the end of last school year, by conducting a mandatory survey of middle school students, asking […]

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2019 Budget Public Hearing and Tax Levy Set for Dec. 3

December 1, 2018

The City Council will be holding a Public Hearing on the 2019 Budget at the Dec. 3 City Council Meeting. The public is invited to speak and ask questions during the Public Hearing. The City Council will also consider the city’s final 2019 property tax levy. On September 17, 2018, the City Council adopted a […]

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