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Quarry Hill Fall Festival to include sandstone cave tours

Sep 11, 2013

Quarry Hill Fall Festival to include sandstone cave tours

Quarry Hill Nature Center in Rochester, Minnesota, will host its annual Fall Festival on September 14-15 and will include tours of the site’s historical man-made sandstone cave, The Post-Bulletin reports. According to Quarry Hill Nature Center, the site features old limestone ...

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Coldspring agrees to extension of conditional use permit review period

Sep 05, 2013

Coldspring agrees to extension of conditional use permit review period

Coldspring has agreed to an extension of the review period for a conditional use permit for the proposed expansion of its St. Cloud, Missouri, quarry, according to a report from SCTimes.com. The extension brings the review period through December 31, allowing ...

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Tiller’s Scandia mine to open this week

Sep 03, 2013

Tiller’s Scandia mine to open this week

Work to open the Zavoral sand and gravel mine in Scandia, Minnesota, is scheduled to begin this week, according to a report The StarTribune. The mine won the unanimous approval of the Scandia City Council in February, despite concerns from some nearby ...

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St. Cloud ZBA to hold public hearing on Coldspring quarry expansion

Aug 19, 2013

St. Cloud ZBA to hold public hearing on Coldspring quarry expansion

Residents in St. Cloud, Minnesota, will have the opportunity to discuss Coldspring’s proposed quarry expansion Tuesday night, when city’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) holds a public hearing on the quarry, according to a report from SCTimes.com. The board is considering ...

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St. Cloud City Council puts Coldspring expansion discussions on hold

Aug 09, 2013

St. Cloud City Council puts Coldspring expansion discussions on hold

The St. Cloud City Council last week unanimously voted to take more time to review an environmental assessment of the Coldspring’s proposed expansion of its operations in St. Cloud, Minnesota, according to a report from SCTimes.com. Coldspring, formerly known as Cold ...

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Rosemount, Minn. community voices concerns over UMore Park proposal

Jul 16, 2013

Rosemount, Minn. community voices concerns over UMore Park proposal

Rosemount, Minnesota, residents last week expressed concerns about water use, population growth and hazardous waste issues associated with the proposed UMore Park, according to a report from Minnesota Daily. The residents, along with Metropolitan Council and Dakota County staff, presented their ...

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Quarry Park displays two granite monuments

Jul 05, 2013

Quarry Park displays two granite monuments

Quarry Park and Nature Preserve in Waite Park, Minnesota, last month received two new granite monuments, according to SCTimes.com. One of the monuments has been placed near the park’s display of a stiffleg derrick, which the park demonstrated during the town’s ...

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Quarry Park demonstrates 100-year-old derrick (VIDEO)

Jun 19, 2013

Quarry Park demonstrates 100-year-old derrick (VIDEO)

Quarry Park and Nature Preserve presented a demonstration of its 100-year-old Liberty Derrick at the summer festival in Waite Park, Minnesota, on Saturday. The derrick, which is similar to those used at granite quarries in the early- to mid-1900s, hoisted a ...

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Rein Quarry expansion considered in Minnesota

Jun 05, 2013

Rein Quarry expansion considered in Minnesota

The Fillmore County Board of Commissioners in Minnesota last week considered a conditional use permit that would allow Rein Quarry to expand its sand mining operation from 18.36 acres to 50 acres, Republican-Leader reported. Rein Quarry submitted the application for the ...

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100-year-old derrick put to work at summer festival in Minnesota

Jun 05, 2013

100-year-old derrick put to work at summer festival in Minnesota

Quarry Park and Nature Preserve will put the 100-year-old Liberty Derrick in operation on June 15 as a demonstration for the summer festival in Waite Park, Minnesota, SCTimes.com reported. Derricks like the one that will be in operation at the summer ...

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Gravel mine land redevelopment on hold in Maple Grove, Minnesota

May 29, 2013

Gravel mine land redevelopment on hold in Maple Grove, Minnesota

The city of Maple Grove, Minnesota, is holding off for at least a year redevelopment plans for about 1,100 acres of gravel mines and pits into approximately 600 acres of offices and warehouses , the Star Tribune reported. The city wanted ...

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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency requests addition of silica-sand quarry in EIS

Apr 16, 2013

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency requests addition of silica-sand quarry in EIS

The Fillmore County board is expected to discuss the Rein silica-sand quarry, located near Highland, Minnesota, on April 23, following the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) requesting the board to look into whether the quarry should be part of a ...

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