The Maple Plain City Council voted unanimously on Friday in favor of censuring and limiting the duties of Mayor Roger Hackbarth, according to city officials. The city council held a special meeting on March 7, where an investigator gave a report on Hackbarth’s conduct. The council immediately went into session and asked the city attorney to create a resolution of censure, including limits to Hackbarth’s duties.
A 62-year-old Maple Plain man is dead after his ATV crashed into a wide load tractor trailer late Monday night near Grand Rapids in northern Minnesota, the state patrol said. According to the patrol, Brian Johnson was going southbound on Highway 65 just south of Pengilly, Minn., when he crossed over and collided with the wide load trailer that was going northbound in the other lane.
Maple Plain camper Arville Halvorson loves being in the outdoors with his family. But poison ivy is certainly not a treasured part of this pastime. “Scratchy, itchy, stingy pain. I don’t want it,” Halvorson said. But it seems people around the metro are getting it, according to Dr. April Farrell of Doctor’s Skin Care in Orono. “We’ve been seeing a lot of that in our clinic this summer. Kind of speculating that the weather we had this spring – with all the rain and then the heat – has possibly led to some different growth patterns and increased exposure for people,” Dr. Farrell said.
There’s something about kids and their bikes, which is what makes the story of Tom Lowery’s Raleigh so special.
Hennepin County deputies are on scene at a fatal collision on Highway 12 west of the metro Tuesday afternoon.
Highway 12 in Maple Plain had to be closed for more than two hours on Wednesday after a gas leak in the area, authorities said.
The Twin City Polo Club in Maple Plain drew a large crowd Sunday as it hosted its 22nd Annual Twin City Polo Classic.
A mother from Maple Plain living with incurable cancer says she wants her story to help other people.