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Road construction is like death and taxes in Minnesota; it’s inevitable. The Henderson Addition, which is in southeastern Farmington off Highway 3 between Ash Street and Maple Street, is in line for some road rehabilitation. Core samples taken by American Engineering and Testing in May indicated t...Read More
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City shows support for MnDOT researching potential project using existing tracks It may be just a dream for now, but perhaps one day Farmington commuters could hop a train to downtown St. Paul. The idea of an inter-city regional passenger rail service that would stretch from south central Minnesota ...Read More
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Cameras a hot topic post-Ferguson; Burnsville was first in state to use them As a young Burnsville cop in the early 1990s, Police Chief Eric Gieseke learned the value of recorded evidence. He spent two days in court on a drunken-driving case in which the defendant’s testimony varied widely from wh...Read More
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City promises response A Burnsville man claiming mistreatment by police and paramedics who responded to his emergency medical call says he has yet to receive an apology from the city nearly a year later. Efforts to garner an “acceptable response” haven’t worked, said Adam DeLong, 26. So he bro...Read More
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Council continues discussion on Yankee Doodle, O’Leary Lane construction Eagan residents can expect to pay more next year for utilities and recreation next year. The City Council unanimously approved several fee increases Dec. 16 that are expected to go into effect on Jan. 1. Utility rates are exp...Read More
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Total city tax remains lower than in neighboring cities Most Eagan homeowners can expect to pay more toward the city’s portion of property taxes next year. The City Council unanimously approved on Dec. 16 a 3.9 percent increase in the 2015 property tax levy, raising it to $30.2 million. The levy i...Read More
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City portion of property taxes estimated to increase 3.5 percent on median value home The city portion of property taxes on the median value home is expected to increase by $31 for 2015, based on the final budget approved by the Rosemount City Council during its Dec. 2 meeting. The 2015 budget resul...Read More
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