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The Rush City Council on May 13 approved a new agreement for law enforcement services over the next two years with the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. While the new contract rate reflects a 4.6 percent compensatory increase over the previous contract, councilors agreed that going from $49.97 per hour to $52.28 is reasonable for the [...]

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The Rush City Council on April 8 authorized the city to join the Minnesota Water Agency Response Network, otherwise known as MnWARN. By entering into this mutual aid agreement, the city establishes a water, wastewater or storm water utility and recognizes — when an emergency such as flooding occurs — its utilities may require assistance [...]

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Rush City is looking at the possibility of an assisted living facility coming to town. What’s been proposed as a 30-unit assisted living and memory care center generated some buzz among city councilors during an update on the matter at their meeting Monday, March 25. Some members, including Mayor Dan Dahlberg, have expressed the need [...]

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The Rush City Council March 11 proposed a counteroffer to a Minneapolis company that is wanting to buy a portion of land in the city’s industrial park. For the past few months, City Administrator Amy Mell has been providing updates on a potential land sale with Interstate Energy Partners, which is looking at opening a [...]

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Earlier last month, the Rush City Council learned how busy county deputies were in keeping the community safe last year. As important as public safety is, however, can policing in such roles as traffic patrol go overboard in a city of about 3,000 people? During public comment time at the Jan. 28 council meeting, long-time [...]

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The Rush City Council on Jan. 14 received a reminder that the community is a safe place to live thanks to efforts by the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. Noting three full-time deputies are assigned to Rush City, Sgt. Jason Foster provided a breakdown of the 3,540 incidents that he and fellow officers responded to throughout [...]

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