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Oct 02nd

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Foreclosure does not mean you cannot vote

Residents who are involved in mortgage foreclosure proceedings can still vote, says Hennepin County Taxpayer Services Director Jill Alverson.

“You cannot be denied the right to vote simply because you are in foreclosure,” says Alverson, whose department oversees county elections and efforts by the county to assist and inform residents going through foreclosure.

“The fact that a home may be in foreclosure is not sufficient evidence that the owner no longer lives there,” says Alverson. “The foreclosure process is often a long, drawn-out process, sometimes lasting more than eight months and even longer if the owner pursues legal action. The owner may continue to live in the home and still has rights to the property for some time during foreclosure – including the right to live in the home for at least six months after a sheriff’s sale. So as long as you’re living in your house, you can claim it as your residence, even if a foreclosure is in process.”
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Gardens, opera and food – A great summertime combination!

J.D. Rivers’ Children’s Garden at Theodore Wirth Park sets the perfect stage for Tales of Hoffmann: A Picnic Operetta at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29. The garden is located at Glenwood Ave. and Washburn in ...

Sabathanites return to Aquatennial

Sabathanites return to AquatennialSabathanites return to Aquatennial

The Hines family arrived from New York a generation ago carrying a legacy of drumming in their genes. “My two brothers, my two sisters  and I had always been in drum ...
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Lyndale Peace Garden is site of 65th anniversary commemoration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

Lyndale Park Peace Garden in Minneapolis is one of the sites of the 2010 Hiroshima and Nagasaki commemoration events in the Twin Cities Aug. 5-8. The events mark the 65th anniversary of the atomic bom...

Wirth Lake Area improvements focus on water quality, natural resources and picnic areas

Park Board approves Phase III plan following public input

It won’t be long before visitors to Theodore Wirth Regional Park will be able to take a sunset stroll on a boardwalk along Wirth Lake, listen t...
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