UTILITIES CUSHION SPIKE IN NATURAL GAS COST

Centennial Utilities is trying to ease the pain on natural gas customers after an unprecedented spike in gas prices in February. Officials say a typical February bill for a homeowner is about $100. This February, that could go as high as $270.  To make it easier on customers’ budgets, the Centennial Utilities Commission decided to spread out some of the additional cost over the next six months.

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RAMSEY LICENSE CENTER CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

(PRESS RELEASE – March 23, 2021) – The Anoka County License Center in Ramsey, 7550 Sunwood Dr. NW, Ste. A., will remain closed until further notice due to staffing shortages related to COVID-19. The situation at the Ramsey License Center will continue to be reevaluated to determine if appointment-only hours can be added back prior […]

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DRIVERS LICENSE EXTENSIONS END MARCH 31

(PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 24, 2021) – Driver’s license extensions end on March 31. The remaining 132,000 Minnesotans who have COVID-19 driver’s license and ID card extensions have just one week to renew their credentials. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) announced on Jan. 27 that approximately 300,000 Minnesotans […]

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COVID RESTRICTION ROLL-BACK IMPACTS CHURCHES

At Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Circle Pines, pews remain taped off to promote social distancing.  Pastor Ted Diedrick says in person attendance is about 60 percent what it was before the pandemic, but online viewing is more than making up the difference.

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