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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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The Rush City Council on Dec. 10 certified the final 2013 property-tax levy, reflecting a lower tax burden than projected in the fall. Presenting the final levy and budget was financial consultant Kay Mattson, who broke down the numbers and explained the factors that will impact local taxpayers and the city portion of their next […]

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The Rush City Council on Nov. 28 appeared receptive to the idea of transferring the city-owned ambulance license to Lakes Region EMS, which is looking for security and clarification for improvements going forward. They appear to operate “a well-run, fiscally responsible operation,” businessman and resident Mike Carroll, who sits on the Lakes Region Board of […]

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It’s no secret that Tiller Corporation’s sand fracking plant in North Branch, just south of Harris, has created quite the buzz among local residents and government officials. Rush City has weighed in, too, particularly over the project’s impact on traffic on Co. Rd. 30. Will both train and trucks, tied with the project, interfere with […]

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