Homeowners will pay more in city taxes in 2015 under the proposed budget and tax levy presented to the Coon Rapids City Council by staff at a work session Aug. 13.

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Some years ago, we had a coupon book that offered, among other things, two meals for the price of one at the Ramblers Inn. I’d never heard of the place, and, according to the map, it appeared to be in a neighborhood where you wouldn’t expect to find businesses. In fact, I hadn’t known there was a neighborhood there at all, off Lexington Avenue, north of the Carlos Avery turnoff, nestled against the south shore of Coon Lake. Every time I’d been on Coon Lake, I’d gone in on the north side, at the public access off of Highway 22.

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It’s not often that a family’s move makes for a social gathering, but when Erik and Amanda Skogquist moved one block east on Monroe Street last Thursday evening, more than 100 people gathered to witness the move.

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After hearing nearly an hour of testimony, primarily in response to recommendations from District 11’s anti-bullying and anti-harassment task force, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board Aug. 25 shuffled those recommendations to an internal leadership team for review.

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