At the most recent Rockford City Council meeting, the council discussed the Rockford City Center Mall sign policy, heard an update concerning city revenues, and discussed the Riverside Park Shelter design. Sign Policy The council discussed what should be done concerning the sign policy at the Rockford City Center Mall. The current signs on the […]

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To the Editor: As a long-time subscriber to the Crow River News, I enjoy and appreciate the expanded coverage of the surrounding communities. However, I’m seeing a disturbing trend by too many local municipalities to be overweening and restrictive towards citizens and businesses alike. The Nov. 6 front page article about the historic Hilltop Farm […]

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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers Thanksgiving. Once upon a time, it was a day where American families got together, tuned into the Macy’s Day Parade, watched football, ate everything in existence and were lulled into a deep, delicious sleep caused by a near-lethal combination of tryptophan and the aftermath of a sugar rush from […]

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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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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board has accepted longtime member Jeanne Holland’s resignation. Holland indicated that she has moved out of district. That leaves an opening the board will fill, and board chairperson Doug Birk’s name came up, as he narrowly missed reelection Nov. 4, the next closest vote-receiver who was not elected (newcomer Jennifer Peyerl […]

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City, Riverside church agree to extension The St. Michael City Council said it would welcome Riverside Church or any church into the city so long as they meet the current zoning ordinance. The discussion came at the Nov. 10 council meeting where the city and Riverside agreed to extend the church’s request to allow assemblies […]

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by Aaron Brom Sun Press Newspapers Results are in, and St. Michael-Albertville High School reports that the fall musical, “Bye Bye Birdie” was a big success. “The show was amazing!” said teacher and organizer Joshua Mann. “We sold around 2,000 tickets and produced a very fun exciting show. Many people talked about how amazing the […]

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