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The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters will host candidate forums for upcoming area elections in the cities of Maple Grove and Osseo. All candidate forums are conducted between Sept. 16 and Oct. 2, which is at least 30 days prior to the general election. The general election is Tuesday, [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking recommendations for road and bridge projects that will be funded by Corridors of Commerce funding, according to MnDOT officials. St. Michael City Administrator Steve Bot had this recommendation to help the city realize more I-94 road funding: “We need your help in having our collective voices heard by [...]

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Midwest Rubs L.L.C. and Sadie’s Coffee in St. Michael are hosting the second annual Smoke N’ Wright BBQ Contest raising money for the St. Michael Volunteer Fire Department Saturday, Sept. 20, from early morning until 7:30 p.m. in the St. Michael Colonial Mall parking lot. This is becoming a good sized event. Last year they [...]

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Rogers Lions Club recently designed, constructed and donated a picnic table for Don Bania, a Rogers resident who is a quadriplegic, paralyzed from his neck down, when hit by a hit and run drunk driver on Lake Street and James avenue in Minneapolis Aug. 10, 1970. The picnic table, designed and constructed by Lion Dennis [...]

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Many attractions will be free Medina Celebration Day will return to Hamel Legion Park Saturday, Sept. 20, with a boat load of attractions, many of which will be free. Festivities will run from 4 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. at the park and Hamel Community Building, 3200 Mill Drive, Hamel. Parking will be even easier [...]

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The Osseo Lions Club honors Lion Sandy Danks as their 2013-14 Lion of the Year. Member of the Osseo Lions since 2002, Lion Danks is no stranger to serving. As a former USPS Letter Carrier, she has served delivering mail to residents of neighboring communities for nearly 10 years. Today she is a successful accountant, [...]

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Senior housing meeting SEPT. 11 — Albertville Guardian Angels – Engel Haus information meeting is Thursday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m., at Albertville City Hall, 5959 Main Ave. Floor plans, décor, construction updates and much more. Apartment reservations will be taken. Come get the latest details and enjoy some kaffee and kuchen! Refreshments will be [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer In 2003, then-Wright County Sheriff Gary Miller estimated that 80 percent of the prisoners in the Wright County Jail were there because of methamphetamine. From manufacturers to sellers to users to those who committed crimes to help support their habit, it was a drug that was gaining a stronghold in [...]

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