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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved a legislative platform that focuses on increasing the state’s basic formula to restore school funding. The board also approved a two-year contract for office clerical, paraprofessionals and food service staff. PLATFORM Supt. Jim Behle updated the board about the district’s action on the legislative forum. He said there are […]

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After budgeting for a full-time fire chief, the Albertville city council took the next step to advertise for the position and approve the job description. The council also heard that a developer is interested in buying the Albertville Crossings retail site. FIRE CHIEF The council reviewed the full-time fire chief job description. The description was […]

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A Rogers Police officer was taken to the hospital and released after an icy crash late Monday night, Nov. 10. The crash happened on eastbound Interstate 94, just east of Hwy. 101. Officials said a state trooper and officer were responding to a jackknifed semi when another semi hit their squad cars. The road was […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer Wright County isn’t capable of passing laws, but when it wants to have a jurisdictional authority over issues within the county, it passes an ordinance to give to have authority over a specific issue. There problem is that too many of the ordinances aren’t uniformly enforced because they are often […]

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Bond referendum, operating levy pass with 58 percent support 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 Nov. 4 at the polls. Both questions passed by 58 to […]

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Pancake breakfast NOV. 15 — A pancake breakfast benefiting the Buffalo High School boys swim and dive team is Saturday, Nov. 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the River Inn, 11220 River Road NE, Hanover. Cost is $8 (ages 2 and under free). Menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and beverage. Sponsored by the […]

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Maple Grove Police are asking for the public’s help in solving an incident that took place Oct. 5. Police Captain Keith Terlinden said the incident happened on the 18900 block of Gladstone Blvd. He said the call came to the department at 7:13 p.m. “Two girls were walking down the street,” he said. “The suspect […]

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Maple Grove Ambassadors working on creating new float Bit by bit, the Maple Grove Ambassador Program gets closer to their dream of a new float to help them spread the spirit of Maple Grove throughout Minnesota. Deconstruction of their retired float is about complete, and the design for the new one is underway. While the […]

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