Community

The Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion invites all veterans to join the club in support of fellow veterans and the community. The Legion has been community partner for 95 years, making it the second longest serving service organization in the community, with the Osseo Fire Department being the first. The Legion supports many children and youth [...]

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Rockford will crown its new senior ambassadors at a 3 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 10, the last day of this year’s three-day Rockford River Days celebration. This year’s ambassador candidates are Cassandra Adams-Reyna, Madison Dramen, Emily Eberspacher, Annika Jensen and Monica Orth. The Rockford River Days Ambassador Program is a nonprofit scholarship program put [...]

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How often does someone get to pretend he or she is a hamster and walk across the water in a hamster ball? Or how about indulging in lumberjack fantasies while watching a log rolling competition? These, a carnival, live bands, horses, a talent contest and much more are coming to the Wright County Fair, Wednesday, [...]

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Mikayla Erickson will represent Rockford in the Friday, July 25, competition for the crown of Minneapolis Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes. The daughter of Andrea and Mike Erickson, she is a 2013 Rockford Senior Ambassador. She will compete against 53 other young women from across Minnesota. A 2014 Rockford High School graduate, Erickson is a [...]

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No one was injured in a minivan fire that sparked around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, on southbound Highway 169, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The fire held up commuter traffic for a few miles, and the scene cleared out about 9 a.m., according to Lt. Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol. The [...]

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Catholic school hosts Camp Invention Go ahead, invent something. You never know, your creation might just be featured on national TV. That’s exactly what happened to St. Michael Catholic School soon-to-be-eighth-grader Jonathan Haller, who earlier this year appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in the new show’s first ever week. Fallon aired a [...]

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Well-regarded OB/GYN physician dies in motorcycle crash by Tim Hennagir MONTICELLO TIMES   Dr. Eric Lefebvre, an active member of the CentraCare Healt –Monticello medical staff for nearly two decades and one of the area’s most well-regarded clinic-based obstetrics and gynecology physicians, died Saturday in a motorcycle crash in French Lake Township, the Wright County [...]

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Filing for election begins Tuesday, July 29 and ends Tuesday, Aug. 12. Candidates that have filed may withdraw up until Thursday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 [...]

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