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Legislation to allow gay marriage in the state cleared its final hurdle Monday, May 13. With Gov. Mark Dayton expected to sign the bill as soon as tomorrow, Minnesota will become the 12th state in the country to allow same-sex couples to marry.
The bill now moves on to the state senate as Minnesota Democrats hope to make the state the 12th in the nation to legalize gay marriage. Gov. Mark Dayton has vocally supported the legislation.
Schools, The Neighborhood Files
Winter Storm Saturn has dumped enough snow on the Maple Grove area to cancel school today for the Osseo School District 279 as well as several private and charter schools.
The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a winter storm warning for the Twin Cities and surrounding areas, including Hennepin County - prompting the closure of the District 279 and area schools.
Minnesota's Congressional delegation has weighed in on the series of cuts that could hit the country March 1. The rollbacks would hit everything from education to senior care, the White House states.
Police & Fire, Schools, Business, Sports, Awareness
Also in this week's wrap-up: A beloved principal gets rewarded, Menards makes a grand entrance and Edina pets have a new haven.
Government, Police & Fire, Business, Arts, Graduation, Local Connections, Breast Cancer Awareness, Going Green
Also appearing in this week's West Metro news roundup: Anne of Green Gables and some really rich SuperValu folks. And the USPS says farewell to Saturdays.
Opinion, Arts, The Neighborhood Files
Find movie reviews and showtimes for the AMC Theater listings in Maple Grove.
Government, Police & Fire, Schools, Business, Sports, Obituaries, Awareness
The Maple Grove hockey team stayed in the news this week. Other looks around the metro include a pot bust in Otsego, a Vikings surprise, and Richfield mourns a baby lost too soon.
Police & Fire
For the second time in a week a standoff shut down a neighborhood in the northwestern suburbs.
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