Oak Grove City Council members voted April 8 to switch billing providers for the city’s municipal water. On April 29, they approved the purchase of a new meter reader to coincide with that contract.
Sean Sullivan, an Oak Grove City Councilmember who has worked for other area cities in economic development, has been asked by two different councils this spring whether his work in that field could conflict with his duty to vote on such matters as an elected official.
The Anoka County Board will be going on the road for five more of its meetings this year.
Longtime Oak Grove city employee Kathy Bahma will return to work at city hall part-time on an as-needed basis.
Lake George in Oak Grove draws a lot of people to northern Anoka County.
Roger Welch, of the Oak Grove Lions Club, told the Oak Grove City Council last week that the Lions club would like to reseed and bring new life to Acorn Days, a town festival which otherwise has been dormant since the mid-2000s.
In preparing for winter – next winter – Oak Grove City Council members voted Feb. 11 to order a new snowplow truck and chassis that will replace a vehicle built more than 20 years ago.
Oak Grove City Administrator Rick Juba told the council Feb. 25 that an Anoka County highway committee recommends stoplights at the corner of county roads 9 and 22, or Viking and Lake George boulevards, if and when the city decides it would want to replace the existing stop signs for traffic control...
Anoka County law enforcement agencies are conducting increased speed patrols this week, March 18-22.
The North Anoka County Emergency (NACE) Foodshelf & Closet will hold its ninth annual Empty Bowls fund-raiser on Thursday, March 21 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove. All are welcome to stop in and enjoy a meal in exchange for a free-will donation.
The Oak Grove City Council may be finished for several months or even years discussing the city’s representatives on the Upper Rum River Watershed Management Board.
Through a process that began nearly three months ago, the Oak Grove City Council has wanted to name three people for roles on the Upper Rum River Watershed Management Board and has interviewed just three people despite once having a list of seven applicants.
With 122 registered riders taking to the powder, the annual Mayors Trail Ride raised $3,000 for area groups.
The Oak Grove City Council Jan. 28 met and interviewed recent applicants for the city’s seats on a regional watershed management organization board - and there are more to meet.
Raising an issue that his colleagues had discussed Nov. 13, 2012, newly-elected Oak Grove City Council member Sean Sullivan asked the council Jan. 28 to consider again reducing monthly salaries for its dual work as the city’s Economic Development Authority.
Veiled in secrecy for years, Judy Liautaud is shedding light on her teenage pregnancy in her memoir, “Sunlight on my Shadow.”
Oak Grove City Council members voted Nov. 26 to approve a payment of $620 in dues for membership next year in the Minnesota Cities Stormwater Coalition.
The proposed five-city fire district in northern Anoka County is getting some help.
During a monthly Anoka County Sheriff’s Office talk with the Oak Grove City Council Jan. 14, Cmdr. Brian Podany gave a review of statistics for all of 2012
Oak Grove City Council Council members at their Jan. 28 meeting will welcome a minimum of seven residents to speak from the podium, each of whom hopes to serve on a joint community watershed management board.
Snowmobilers who were getting to ready to ride this weekend in the annual Mayors Trail Ride will have to wait.
The weather is cold and snowy and the ice is hardening nicely – just in time for the annual Mayors Trail Ride.