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Minnesota’S 2014 primary election is now history. Several local races, for Congress, House and Sheriff, along with the state’s constitutional officers and U.S. Senate were on the Aug. 12 ballot. In the 6th Congressional District, two Republicans were seeking a spot on the Nov. 4 ballot. Michele Bachmann did not seek re-election, leaving that post open. Tom [...]

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Today, August 12, is the primary elections. Find out what races are on the ballot, learn about the candidates, and find your polling place with our election section. And stay with us through the evening as we report on results as they come in. Visit the ELECTION SITE now!

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Here is the list of elections that will be on the ballot for PressNews area readers. PressNewsMasterElection-RacesOnly

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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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