With a 15 year service record to the city of Andover, Val Holthus said she has a proven commitment to the community. She is currently serving her ninth year, first as chairperson, as a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Previously, Holthus served six years on the Park and Recreation Commission and the Open Space Commission.
Coon Rapids Police Chief Brad Wise has named a new captain of the department.
The St. Francis City Council voted unanimously Sept. 15 to set the proposed 2015 levy at $3,195,789, which reflects a 7 percent increase over the 2014 levy. The council has the option to reduce that amount when the final levy is adopted in December.
A Blaine neighborhood’s demand for access was met when the Anoka County Board Aug. 26 voted unanimously to keep a full-access intersection at Xylite Street and 125th Avenue when a reconstruction project is complete.