Center City News


07/10/2018 03:55 AM  ~~~Source~~~
PROFILE: Captain John A. Vanstrum 

I present to you, one of St. Vincent's early pioneers - John A. Vanstrum. A veteran of the Civil War, he became very civic-minded, serving the town and later Kittson County, in many positions.


07/07/2018 09:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cities try licenses to deal with problem hotels 

Many of bartender Kaylie Hagg's customers at Broadway Pizza in Plymouth stay at one of five nearby hotels. But gazing out the window at the Red Roof Inn, she said she's just as likely to see blue and red flashing lights as customers strolling over to her place for a slice of pizza.


07/07/2018 05:16 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bizzy Coffee and its caffeinated shots fueling move to Brooklyn Center space 

Bizzy Coffee founders, Alex French, left, and Andrew Healy, are moving their business from a Minneapolis food incubator building to Brooklyn Center. Fast-growing Bizzy Coffee has signed a lease and plans to move its operations from a northeast Minneapolis food incubator to Brooklyn Center by the end of the month.


07/06/2018 05:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Victim's family admonishes driver in fatal crash to pay attention behind the wheel 

But at the sentencing June 27 of Heidi Butau, she was reminded how lucky she is. Butau blew the stop sign on Acacia Trail and County Road 10 in northern Chisago County December 10 2017, and slammed into a vehicle, and somehow did not kill herself or her 6-year-old passenger.


07/03/2018 08:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Chisago County Filing Statements 

I'm excited about my recent decision to run for the Chisago County Commissioner District 1 . I'm concerned that our current commissioner for this district no longer has the energy or the focus to continue to represent Chisago County residents adequately on the County Board.


06/26/2018 02:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Officials gather to review housing processes, policies 

It isn't very often that elected city officials and zoning staff from the cities in Chisago County get a chance to meet with each other in the same room and take a look at a common issue. At a county HRA/EDA workshop last week, at the Lakes Region EMS Community Room, dozens of city officials had the chance to do just that.