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By Jon Tatting— A ribbon-cutting celebration to mark the completion of Rush City’s 4th Street turnback project will be part of Community Appreciation Night festivities on Aug. 9 at the city park. The news and more were addressed at the city council meeting on May 29, which was rescheduled due to the Memorial Day holiday. [...]

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By Jon Tatting The Rush City Council on May 14 approved a wide sidewalk to be installed this summer along County Road 7, from West 7th Street Circle to South Harte Avenue. Rush City-based Prefer Paving, Inc. will do the job, which will cost $6,500 from tax increment financing (TIF) funds. The sidewalk is designed [...]

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By Jon Tatting The Rush City Council on April 23 was pleased to hear that progress is being made on a walking trail that will keep residents and students safe from busy road traffic. Park Board Chairman Bob Frandsen gave an update on the proposed Co. Rd. 7 trail, planned in part to stretch from [...]

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By Jon Tatting A controlled burning project in the Rush City area has given a literal meaning to the phrase, fight fire with fire. At the city council meeting April 9, Rush City Fire Chief Bob Carlson noted the department along with Harris Fire recently burned about 26 acres over multiple days. The burn kills [...]

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By Jon Tatting— Rush City residents who fail to read their water meters and notify the city are now subject to consequences that will affect pocketbooks and possibly the service. The Rush City Council on March 26 agreed to impose a fee of $25 per month on those who neglect to read their water meters [...]

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By Jon Tatting— The city of Rush City is hoping a land deal worth a single buck will generate a boost to the downtown business scene. The city council, meeting in unusual form March 1 at the high school library, agreed to sell the city-owned property at 425 S. Dana Ave. to the St. Croix [...]

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