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Today is Stanford Townships annual meeting and election, located in Isanti County, MN. The election poles are open from 10:00 AM-8:00 PM, which is followed by the annual meeting at 8:15 PM. The election and meeting are held at the town hall located at 5050 261st Ave NW, Isanti, MN 55040. For fur...
03/13/2012
Sometimes I find myself scratching my head wondering how some of these myths get started in the first place. FHA doesn't require appliances, all they require is a cooking area. However, if there are appliances already at the property, then they'll have to be operational and meet local safety code...
03/11/2012
I love learning the history of old towns, especially when you get to see photos of what things were like 100 years ago compared to what things are like today. This event will be held at the Rum River North Park, which is really a very nice place in of itself. This will be a backyard history less...
03/11/2012
There is one sure way to know when spring is here, and that's when the annual Northwest Sportshow comes to town. I've missed this event for the past few years, however, this year I plan on attending. As a kid I would spend a considerable amount of time trying to catch a fish in their little trout...
03/11/2012
The Zimmerman Chamber of Commerce will be putting on it's annual Business Expo Saturday, March 17. There is a change in the location this year, and will be held at Freshwaters United Methodist Church, which is approximately 1.5 miles north of Zimmerman on Highway 169. I've been to this expo befo...
03/10/2012
This year the Energy Expo has merged with the annual Business Expo held at the Elk River High School. There will be over 180 businesses, energy-focused exhibitors, and community groups for you to meet and get to know. The date for this event is March 25, 2012 from 10am-2pm. Admission is free, so ...
03/09/2012
The above chart indicates some of the more popular stat's for homes situated within the City of Clear Lake, MN over the past 7+ years. As you can see each year is fairly consistent, other than the median selling price, which has declined over the past few years. This is for all designs of single ...
03/09/2012
The City of Elk River, MN  Market Update The MLS indicates that prices for the City of Elk River, MN have decreased year to date. The MLS indicates that prices for January (not shown) increased 45.2%. This is for all types of properties that have sold within the City of Elk River,MN. The data for...
03/09/2012
Finding ways to squeeze more time of out of a day can feel like finding a hidden treasure. Like many bloggers I have more than one blog site, and unfortunately they don't all work smoothly with each other when transferring one blog post to another. I have my Active Rain blog as well as a few Word...
03/07/2012
I'm guessing that this is one of those "Myths" that has been passed around for many years, and it's one that I was taught. In case you're not familiar with the 5' rule, it relates to the way finished upper levels are measured. It states that there needs to be at least a minimum of 5' of ceiling h...
03/05/2012
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