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Maple Plain appoints new mayor after determining mayor 'abandoned' office
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:07:02 -0800

After repeatedly being asked to resign, Maple Plain’s mayor has lost his spot at City Hall.

Toronto Maple Leafs enjoy reprieve from controversy after hectic week
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:46:12 -0800

For the first time in days, the Maple Leafs were able to skate without fires burning in plain sight

West news briefs: Energy experts to speak to GOP seniors
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:07:31 -0800

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train makes its only stop in the west metro suburbs with a stop in Loretto on Dec. 13.

Ebola's toll forces Minnesotan's family out of Sierra Leone
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 04:49:52 -0800

Peter Andersen and his family left Sierra Leone for Minnesota in October. Today, they emerged from a three-week incubation period with no signs of Ebola.

Minnesota House Dist. 33A: Hertaus defeats Mikkelson
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:05:35 -0800

Incumbent Republican Jerry Hertaus, of Greenfield, defeated DFL challenger Todd Mikkelson in the race for the District 33A seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives in the Tuesday, Nov. 4 General Election. Hertaus obtained 12,003 votes (65.7 percent of the vote), compared with Mikkelson’s 6,246 votes (34.76 percent). Election results are unofficial. District 33A includes [...]

Hennepin County voters head to polls Nov. 4
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:31:13 -0700

With General Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 4, Hennepin County voters are set to weigh in on a variety of races, including school board, city, county, judicial, state and federal offices. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various locations. To find your polling location, a list of candidates that will appear on [...]

Proto Labs is turning the manufacturing process on its head
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:11:15 -0800

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Pioneer-Sarah Creek residents to share priorities at meeting
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:20:48 -0800

The Pioneer-Sarah Creek Watershed Commission is inviting the public to participate in a community conversation on water quality priorities in the Pioneer-Sarah Creek Watershed District. The event will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. The watershed district includes all or parts of Greenfield, Independence, Loretto, [...]

The truth about 'track meet' teams (Puck Momalytics)
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:53:47 -0800

(Jen Lute Costella is our new analytics writer, breaking down the fanciest of stats for you each week. She's a mom. She's writing for Puck Daddy. Hence, she calls this slice of stats heaven Puck Momalytics.)

Lileks: Want me to ignore you? Call me a Northerner
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:00:53 -0800

The Walker has held a panel discussion to decide whether Minnesota should be considered “North” or “Midwest.” I have no idea why this came up, or why the Walker cares; it’s like a society of mapmakers holding a meeting on whether Andy Warhol was an innovator or a plagiarist.