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Maple Grove is a distribution site For many, the day after Thanksgiving involves spending. For others, it’s a time of giving. While the malls brim with shoppers, 1,200 Minnesota children will receive a free new coat from the Knights of Columbus. Minnesota Knights will distribute Coats for Kids on “Black Friday,” Nov. 28. Coats for […]

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Jenny Nichols, a 2005 graduate of Rockford High School, was the picture of health before her world went spiraling out of control. Jenny was found unconscious in a snowbank on March 17, 2013, after suffering from an apparent seizure. She was rushed to Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, given anti-seizure medication, and then sent […]

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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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