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St. Francis council approves budget, levy

With a quick vote, the St. Francis City Council set its 2012 budget and levy Dec. 19. Continue reading

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Granny helps to make seniors’ Christmas season bright

Depending on the kindness of strangers, Granny’s Christmas Closet seeks to make seasons bright for seniors in need. Continue reading

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State recycling funds allocated

State dollars for recycling are disbursed by Anoka County each year to its municipalities for their recycling programs. Continue reading

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St. Francis Home Run Club to run city’s skating rink

When the ice rink opens in St. Francis, there will be some new faces greeting skaters. Continue reading

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Nick Cenaiko Sr., businessman, former county commissioner, dies age 79

Nick Cenaiko Sr., Coon Rapids businessman and former Anoka County Commissioner, died Dec. 15 at his home in Ham Lake. He was 79 years old. Continue reading

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Changes mean challenges for St. Francis budget

After showing a Minnesota Public Radio video on how the new homestead market value exclusion (HMVE) works, St. Francis Finance Director Darcy Mulvihill gave the St. Francis City Council the bad news Dec. 5. Continue reading

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Pioneer Days’ 50th year could be its last

St. Francis Pioneer Days will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2012. And it could be its last. Continue reading

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Santa, St. Francis Fire Department to collect food for NACE

Santa is going on a fire truck ride with the St. Francis Fire Department. Continue reading

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St. Francis makes changes to its dog kennel ordinance

After investigating a number of complaints regarding illegal dog kennels, city officials in St. Francis discovered a problem with the ordinance regulating kennels. Continue reading

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Anoka County Board cuts tax levy $8.15 million

The Anoka County Board approved a 2012 property tax levy this morning (Friday, Dec. 2) that is $8.15 million less than 2011, a 7.43 percent drop. Continue reading

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