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It’s election day 2022. In Anoka and Washington counties and the Citizen area, people are headed to the polls to cast their votes if they didn’t already do so. Polls close at 8 p.m. and then the counting will begin.

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HUGO — The volunteer committee that has been tasked with developing a plan for the old Hopkins Schoolhouse has been granted a bit more time before it reveals what it has been working on over the last several months. 

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HUGO  — The Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Planning Commission have both weighed in on a sketch plan for a development known as Oneka Commons. Next up will be the City Council. 

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Candice Amundson spent eight years of her life living in constant fear. Once her child’s life was in danger, she knew she had to get out of that situation. 

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If there’s a theme from the 2022 annual city bus tour, it’s that there isn’t much in the way of starter homes in Hugo. Unless you consider a home priced at $400,000 a starter. 

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Hugo residents who rent or own homes in Florida find themselves picking up the pieces after Hurricane Ian and can’t help but compare the experience to what they went through when the tornado hit the city in 2008.