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December 22, 2009
Afton charter ready for review
If the Afton Charter Commission has its way, Afton will become a charter city come November. During the Afton City Council's Dec. 15 meeting, Charter Commission members requested approval from the city council to submit their final working draft charter to the League of Minnesota...
December 22, 2009 - 9:47am
December 1, 2009
Sen. Saltzman seeks charter school building action
ST. PAUL -- A key legislator wants to crack down on Minnesota charter school-related organizations that build schools with public money but without...
December 1, 2009 - 2:08pm
January 21, 2009
Letter: Need for voucher system shown?
Our DFL majority wants charter schools to stand tall, and as expected our local DFL legislators will or have joined the quest against the competition to the traditional public school system. (State Sen.) Kathy Saltzman has already weighed in for more investigation into the char...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Charter commission requests gets mixed response from Afton council
A couple of requests by Afton's charter commission got a mixed response at the city's latest meeting Sept.
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Mailing permit request denied
A request from the Afton Charter Commission to use the city council's bulk mailing permit to post a informational newsletter has been denied. At their July 15 meeting, city council members voted 3-1 against allowing use of the permit, which would have entitled the charter commission...
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
July 21, 2008
It's been a tough summer so far for Lake Superior charter captains
Charter fishing captain Peter Dahl snugged his boat, the "Hooker Too," into its berth at the Waterfront Plaza Marina on Monday afternoon. In his cooler lay seven lake trout that his clients had caught that day on Lake Superior. The largest was a 10-pounder, and the anglers had thrown...
July 21, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Commission makes progress on charter
Within days, a letter will be landing in the mailbox of every home in Afton, informing citizens that change is in the air. The Afton Charter Commission met last Thursday, July 10, to push forward with its plan to get a charter completed in time for residents to vote on it in the...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Afton Charter Commission scheduled to meet July 10
The 15 members of Afton's Charter Commission will be meeting Thursday, July 10 at 7 p.m. at St.
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 2, 2008
Afton charter meeting faces string of hiccups
A meeting of Afton's Charter Commission was canceled after a quorum of members failed to attend. The meeting, which was scheduled for June 26, looked set for a rocky start after commission members were unable to get in to the St.
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Afton charter commission to get city funds
The Afton Charter Commission has been authorized to receive $1,500 of city funds towards expenses incurred in the drawing up of a charter. The 15 members of the commission are in the process of formulating a charter document, which could be put before Afton citizens in a vote on...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Afton wants to know if it can 'opt out' of Met Council
Afton's attorney will be writing to the state attorney general to establish whether a city charter would allow Afton to opt out of the Metropolitan Council. The request was made by council member Peg Nolz at the April 15 meeting, in light of the current efforts by the Afton Charter...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
A helping hand
A new charter school is planning to open this fall in Woodbury with a vision: using the environment to educate.
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Vote to abandon Afton charter plan defeated
The campaign to write a charter for Afton will live to fight another day after a vote to abandon it failed. The Afton Charter Commission met Thursday, March 27 to discuss the question of whether a charter was appropriate for the city. After some heated debate, commission secretary...
April 2, 2008 - 10:00am
March 26, 2008
Charter group's web link request denied
To link or not to link? That was the question facing Afton City Council members at their March 18 meeting. And the link in question?
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am
AMENDMENT TO CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME KNIFE ISLAND CHARTERS
STATE OF MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 Filed March 7, 2008 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am