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Champlin’s Verizon Wireless store is donating and volunteering at local food banks through its “Stop the Hunger” initiative this holiday season in a joint effort with its customers in over 300 stores. From today until Friday, Dec. 12, participating stores across the U.S. are encouraging local families to bring in canned and boxed food, which […]

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The newly created Highway 12 Safety Coalition met at Delano City Hall on Thursday, Nov. 6, to discuss ways in which to decrease the number and severity of car accidents on the highway. The coalition consists of representatives from cities along Highway 12, from Orono to Howard Lake. The coalition appointed Gary Kroells, West Hennepin […]

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Retirement reception set for Nov. 24  When a police chief or public safety director retires, he doesn’t get to leave quietly. The Corcoran community is throwing a farewell reception for Public Safety Director Sean Gormley from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Corcoran City Hall, 8200 County Road 116. The public is invited to come […]

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Pitch 2 Pitch (P2P) plus ROYBA (Rogers Otsego Youth Baseball Assocation) and STMA (Youth Baseball Association) are partnering to unveil a new P2P NW Training facility. Pending approval by the city of Rogers later this month, ROYBA along with STMA will be founding partners in a new Pitch 2 Pitch NW facility located in Rogers, […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Nov. 11, there wasn’t a Wright County Board meeting because the county courthouse was closed in observance of Veteran’s Day. However, it wasn’t a observance that was done simply for others. Wright County has sent its share of young men and women overseas to fight wars for generations […]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board has accepted longtime member Jeanne Holland’s resignation. Holland indicated that she has moved out of district. That leaves an opening the board will fill, and board chairperson Doug Birk’s name came up, as he narrowly missed reelection Nov. 4, the next closest vote-receiver who was not elected (newcomer Jennifer Peyerl […]

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City, Riverside church agree to extension The St. Michael City Council said it would welcome Riverside Church or any church into the city so long as they meet the current zoning ordinance. The discussion came at the Nov. 10 council meeting where the city and Riverside agreed to extend the church’s request to allow assemblies […]

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‘Never been more angry’ BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Rogers City Council approved a developers agreement for Kinghorn Industrial Park 2nd Addition, but not before Mayor Jay Bunting delivered a sharply worded statement on the project. The proposal by S.O. Rogers Building One of Indianapolis is to develop a 221,000-square-foot office/warehouse building on 18 […]

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