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Check out these photos by Alicia Miller from Maple Grove Days festivities July 10 to 13. The photos of the new Maple Grove Ambassadors are courtesy of the Maple Grove Ambassador Program.

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From the Maple Grove Ambassador Coronation to the parade to a day full of activities, Maple Grove Days draws crowds. Candy is the only thing kids can get at the Pierre Bottineau Parade. Stella Iliff, 3, of Osseo grips a beach ball she received. Check out more photos from Maple Grove Days inside this paper. [...]

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Maple Grove Police have been notified that a Level 3 Predatory Offender has moved to the 13900 block of 81st Ave. N. in Maple Grove. Terrence Davone Olive, 37, was released from serving time June 4. He is described as a black male, 5-foot-9, 185 pounds with brown eyes, black hair, medium brown complexion and [...]

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Daze & Knights St. Michael festival Aug. 8-9 The St. Michael Lions are bringing back the Bierstube to help them celebrate their 50th anniversary Saturday, July 19, at the St. Michael parish school parking lot, and everyone is invited. There will be live music from 3:30 to 11:30 p.m. a United Way/St. Michael Lions sponsored [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer   When all five county commissioner seats were up for grabs two years ago, the election process had a fever pitch in Wright County with contest elections changing the landscape of county government. Two years later? Not so much. Of the county positions up for election this year — sheriff, [...]

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The St. Michael City Council adopted a resolution setting a public hearing for establishing a new tax increment financing (TIF) district for Marksman Metals expansion project. Financial consultant Rebecca Kurtz was present to review details of expanding the boundaries for Development Dist. 3 and establishing TIF Dist. 3-4 for the proposed Marksman Metals expansion. Kurtz [...]

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The St. Michael and Albertville city councils approved the Wright County Area Transit Joint Powers Agreement. St. Michael and Albertville, along with neighboring northeast Wright County city councils, met June 30 in St. Michael to discuss the agreement. Each council subsequently approved the agreement at their next meeting. The cities found themselves needing to negotiate [...]

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Chief Tate Mills won’t seek re-election The Albertville City Council heard that fire chief Tate Mills won’t see re-election and that Mills recommended to the Fire Committee to hire a full-time chief. City administrator Adam Nafstad said he and the assistant fire chief initially met with the state to discuss the process for reviewing the [...]

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