Hornettes, Mayor vs. Administrator and Franken: Pick of Our Patches

This week's selection includes Sen. Claire Robling's re-election decision, a date for the Golden Valley DMV's opening and a new iPhone app.

Editor’s Note: Every week we will bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, St. Louis Park and St. Michael.

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A move to unify Edina High School's spirit programs has thousands of local residents upset.

She says it is very difficult to pass common sense measures into law these days.

In what city staff and a council member are calling a "shocking" development this week, the mayor of Albertville has asked for that city's top staff person to step down from his position.

At a recent meeting, the City Council discussed an amendment that could make it a misdemeanor crime to falsely register at a hotel/motel.

Patch readers recently named the Minnesota senator St. Louis Park's most famous person.

In the aftermath of three deaths in Brooklyn Park on April 9, several buildings in the Osseo School District and nearby Hennepin Technical College reacted quickly.

Hennepin County estimates the measure would have cost an extra $550,000 countywide during the 2008 election.

Representatives ask the city for continued support of the Pillsbury Commons affordable housing development.

State lawmakers have passed a bill that will allow the Golden Valley Motor Vehicle Licensing Department to reopen in August.

Local realtor Bill Pauling and his buddy created the Bikesavr app to stop bikes on racks from becoming victims to the garage.


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