Government

John Anderson and Bob Mitchell are competing to succeed Elizabeth Weir as mayor of Medina. Weir picked up the mayor’s gavel almost two years ago after former Mayor Tom Crosby died of cancer. She has decided not to run for city office in the Nov. 4 General Election. Medina mayors serve for two years. Medina [...]

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  Up for election in Hanover are the four-year council seats currently held by Wendy Pinor and Ken Warpula. Five candidates filed, including Warpula, Nathan Brown, Joe Kaul, Doug Nordberg and Jim Zajicek. Crow River News asked each candidate to provide information about themselves as well as what they feel are the top issues in [...]

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Carolyn Holford is attempting to unseat incumbent Ken Guenthner in the race for mayor’s seat in Corcoran’s Nov. 4 city elections. Whoever is elected will serve for two years. In the city council election, Mike Keefe, Tonya LaFave, Alan Schultz and Jason Woody are competing for seats currently held by Tom Cossette and Rich Asleson. [...]

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The Elk River School Board has four seats up for election. They include two four-year at-large terms, one four-year Dist. 1 term (Elk River area) and one four-year Dist. 2 (Otsego/Rogers area) . Jamie Plantenberg-Selbitschka and Tony Walter are running unopposed at-large. Lary Farber and Shane Steinbrecher are running for Dist. 1. Jane Bunting is [...]

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Up for election in Albertville are the two-year mayoral seat currently held by Jillian Hendrickson and four-year council seats held by Rob Olson and Dan Wagner. Hendrickson has filed for mayor and will be opposed by Brad Cedergren. Olson is the only candidate for council. Write-in candidates can pursue the second council seat. Candidate Walter [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer For several years, Wright County has been involved with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s “Toward Zero Deaths” campaign (formerly known as “Safe and Sober”). While the name has changed, there is a new emphasis being added to the program – the dangers of texting and driving. At the Oct. [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Rogers City Council authorized $85,594 to provide backup power for Fire Station 1. Fire Chief Brad Feist told the council that a generator will be purchased from PowerHouse Systems, LLC, and that the electrical, wiring and connection work for the project will be done by Powerhouse Electric Services, LLC. [...]

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Oct. 16 marked the official ground breaking for another segment of Hwy. 610, which will connect 610 from Elm Creek Boulevard/County Road 81 to Interstate 94 in Maple Grove. This segment is part of the Corridors of Commerce project. This $80 million expansion project by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will begin this fall, [...]

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