Government
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made significant headway in 2014 in improving the state’s natural resources and outdoor recreation, while engaging with thousands of citizens on important environmental decisions. For example, the DNR launched a major habitat restoration project in the...Read More
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At the Dec. 16 Carver County Board meeting, Board Chairman Gayle Degler gave a year in review. Below are his notes from the presentation. “2014 has proven to be a busy and successful year for Carver County. We have had many accomplishments and undertakings over the past 12 months. Some of which I ...Read More
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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times What started as an inquiry regarding a tool shed into resulted in several years of service to the City of Cologne for outgoing Mayor Matt Lein, who moved to Cologne in 2001 with wife Carrie, and started putting up a shed in 2002. “I got a letter from the city [...]...Read More
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The Carver County Commissioners adopted the 2015 property tax levy and budget at the Dec. 16 board meeting. The levy reflects improving economic times experienced locally, and it marks the 10th consecutive year that county taxes on an average-value home will be decreased or flat-lined. In addition, ...Read More
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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Wanting to continue strong development, Cologne council member Kyle Evenski made a late push to add several projects to the 2015 budget on Monday, Dec. 15. Both the splash pad and public works building, totaling $220,000, were put into the general fund portion of the bud...Read More
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