Government

Council prefers keeping CR 10 open The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, July 24, got a feel for what could happen if a 249-unit single-family housing development would be built on 103 acres across from the city park and ball fields on County Road 10. City Councilors reviewed a massive feasibility study for the proposed Peachtree [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer The last thing anyone in the area of law enforcement wants to deal with is a murder. But, as Wright County continues to grow, the odds of having murders in the county rises as well. In the last four years, there have been two murders, both taking place in Annandale. [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer Typically county board meetings are “business as usual” type affairs in which the commissioners discuss contracts, ordinances and budgets. The June 24 Wright County Board meeting was anything but typical. In an emotional meeting that brought several to tears, the county said goodbye to four of its longest-tenured employees — [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer At the times of dangerous summer storms, often the difference between being forewarned and being caught unaware can be the sounding of storm sirens alerting people that threatening weather is in the area. But, who pays for those sirens to be installed and maintained? At the meeting of the Wright [...]

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Monday, Aug. 4, was Leann Sargent’s first Maple Grove City Council meeting back since spending 60 days in the Hennepin County Workhouse and two weeks on home monitoring following her gross misdemeanor sentencing for financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. She was sentenced back in April and served her time in May and June. Sargent [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Champlin City Council and staff met recently to discuss a lot split on a river front property on Mississippi Drive. Other topics discussed included an agreement with Hennepin County to secure Community Development Block Grant funds, landscaping, trail systems and use of the round about at East Hayden [...]

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