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Richfield will move its 911 dispatch services to the city of Edina, the Richfield City Council decided Tuesday, Aug. 13. The council made the unanimous vote after the provider of Richfield’s computer-assisted dispatch center notified the city that costly upgrades would be required to retain the service. That prompted the council to vote to drop […]

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Wouldn’t it be convenient to go to a grocery store and buy a cup of sugar instead of a five-pound bag? The convenience would be a benefit, but it’s not the motivation behind a Bloomington woman’s idea for a new grocery store concept. Holly Chan’s goal is to create a zero-waste grocery store, where customers […]

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The Edina school district is working to identify individuals who spray painted the walls of South View Middle School. A “significant amount” of graffiti was spray painted on three sides of the school in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 11. The graffiti was cleaned off of the school by the end of the […]

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As the Glen Lake 10-and-Under All-Star baseball team continued its march through the Minnesota Sports Federation state tournament, people started to ask a question that coach Dan McGie had heard many times before: “Where is Glen Lake, anyway?” For the record, Glen Lake is a hamlet located between Hopkins and Minnetonka and just north of […]

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A 56-year-old Eden Prairie man has been charged after allegedly embezzling millions of dollars from his long-time employer, according to the federal indictment unsealed Aug. 7. The indictment, which was filed on Aug. 5, charges John Joseph Waters, Jr., with 4 counts of mail fraud, 16 counts of wire fraud, 3 counts of income tax […]

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