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Council, staff discuss new public works site By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Dayton City Council discussed the possibility of live streaming council meetings. The council also discussed options for acquiring land to build a new public works site. City staff presented three options to the council for review. A decision will made later […]

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Johnson family wanted event center in barn The Independence City Council took up a controversial request to turn a barn on the Johnson family farm at 6325 County Road 6 (Hilltop Farm) into an agriculture event center, and a crowd of neighbors gathered in the council chambers Tuesday, Oct. 28, to see what would happen. […]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News Voters in the Elk River Area School District approved both a bond referendum for more than $98 million and an 10-year, annual operating levy for nearly $6 million Tuesday at the polls. Both questions passed on by 58 to 42 percent  vote with the operating levy getting 14,212 […]

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Includes new restaurant building The Maple Grove City Council took steps to approve a new retail site during its Monday, Nov. 3 meeting. The council previously tabled talks because it wanted the applicant to come back with more information on architectural changes to the roof line as well as a possible trash enclosure. Also during […]

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Incumbent law enforcement official notches 67.61 of vote by Tim Hennagir MONTICELLO TIMES   Joe Hagerty was re-elected Tuesday night as Wright County Sheriff, defeating challenger Stacy Braun. Unofficial results updated shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday and posted on the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website with all 43 precincts reporting showed Hagerty had won his […]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Long before even half of all precincts had reported their totals on election night, 6th District Republicans were celebrating a hold on their seat in Congress as candidate Tom Emmer, of Delano, enjoyed a large and steady lead over Democratic challenger Joe Perske, the mayor of Sartell. Emmer’s win will […]

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Dist. 30B Republican Eric Lucero easily won his first bid for state house, doubling up challenger and Democrat Sharon Shimek with 9,005 votes for Lucero (68 percent) and 4,256 votes (32 percent) for Shimek.. Lucero, a Dayton City Councilor who lives in the small portion of Dayton that is located in Wright County, was all […]

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