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Stearns County lakefront McMansion ordered torn down after neighbor fight

Time passed. Tom fell in love, got married. Tom and Holly Ruether remodeled the structure, with the thought that the cozy split-level would be their tranquil retirement home. “It was their idea this was going to be their happily ever after,” says the couple’s attorney, Harry Burns. And so it was, until about 2015. The property next door on Agate Beach Road had been in the Mimbach family since the 1930s. The original cabin, built circa 1950 on a lot that measures only 50 feet wide, would eventually fall into disrepair. In April 2015 Kathleen Mimbach and her grandson Matthew applied to the cit…
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Mentor adds tree service contractor registration law

Tree service companies soon will have to register with the city of Mentor to perform work there. City Council this week passed an ordinance that states, “No person shall perform any work as a tree maintenance or tree removal contractor for hire on any tree that exceeds 6 inches diameter breast height … in the City without first having obtained a certificate of registration from the Chief Building Official.” The certificate will cost $100 for the first application and $50 for annual renewal, similar to what is charged other contractors required to register. The law &#x2014…
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State Transportation Dept. to build new headquarters in Worcester

Brian Lee Telegram & Gazette Staff @BLeeTG WORCESTER – The state plans to build a new highway headquarters in Worcester. Low-bidder CTA Construction of Waltham will manage construction of a $35.5 million state Department of Transportation building on Plantation Parkway, the company said. Helene Karl Architects of Groton was also chosen for the project. Construction is slated to begin this month, lasting 21 months. Plans call for a 78,000-square-foot, four-story steel-frame building with lower and upper parking lots. Solar panels will support lighting, heating, air conditioni…
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Two Legionnaires’ cases reported at Maple Grove care facility

Two residents of a Maple Grove senior living center are recovering from cases of Legionnaires’ disease, a respiratory condition often linked to the spread of bacteria in building water systems, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Thursday. State, county and city public health officials are trying to isolate the source of the bacteria in the plumbing system of SilverCreek on Main, which provides memory care, assisted living and independent living services. The illnesses were detected on Aug. 22 and Sept. 12. Both residents needed hospital attention as a result of the disease, a type of…
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 Posted on : September 22, 2017
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