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The Wright County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning regarding recent burglaries in St. Michael and Albertville. On Thursday, Jan. 15, the Sheriff’s Office responded to two separate burglaries in the cities of St. Michael and Albertville. “The Sheriff’s Office has reason to believe that b...Read More
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Wright County Cares is hosting a community forum Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center, 877 Bison Blvd., Buffalo. Three major organizations — Wright County Sheriff, MEADA Colition of Wright County, and Safe Communities of Wright County — unite to inform, protect, a...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer As an annual rite of passage, the first Wright County Board meeting of every calendar year is opened by Auditor/Treasurer Bob Hiivala. Under state law, there is no county board chairman until a preliminary vote has taken place. That ritual was repeated Jan. 6 and t...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer In what is perhaps the most important single decision of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, at the Jan. 6 meeting of the board, the commissioners handed out committee assignments for 2015. While the general public typically only sees the commissioners at the...Read More
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Won re-election in November without single challenger by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Elk River Area School Board Member Jane Bunting, of Rogers, began a third year as the board’s chairperson with full support from all of her colleagues at the year’s first meeting. She won re-election for a ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer District 728 School Board Members Tony Walter, Jane Bunting, Shane Steinbrecher and Jamie Plantenberg-Selbitschka were sworn in Jan. 5 in the District 728 Office conference room. Walter, Bunting and Steinbrecher were re-elected to their positions last November; ea...Read More
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Two people were arrested after Rogers Police were called to a home at 13306 Hynes Road in Rogers. Officers were originally called to a 911 hang-up which was then changed to an order for protection violation incident after dispatch had received more information on call back. At the residence the male...Read More
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