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A record number of hockey gear donations have filled a 53-foot trailer. This gear is headed to the Xcel Energy Center for a free giveaway event taking place Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at gate one of the Xcel Energy Center. People will be able to come and pick up hockey gear [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer Last summer during heaving rain periods in June and July, lake levels in Wright County became dangerously high, resulting in yard flooding and erosion along the shoreline. The Wright County Board of Commissioners was asked by several lake associations to impose emergency no-wake/slow-wake zone, which would require any motorized vessel [...]

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Wright County has a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED. The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire county at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute. CodeRED employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable [...]

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Community market NOW THROUGH OCT. 17 – A community market will be open on Fridays between 3 and 7 p.m. at the Rockford Mall parking lot (inside in bad weather) through Oct. 17. Look for fresh farm produce, local products like honey and syrup, crafts, jewelry and a wide assortment of items. The fee for [...]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board heard that student enrollment jumped at least three times higher than expected, largely due to open enrollment. The board also approved Minnesota School Board Association assembly resolutions related to student funding equity, and took action on other issues. ENROLLMENT In its annual enrollment report, staff noted that there are 160 [...]

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The Albertville City Council has agreed to fund a full-time fire chief, add 50 percent of a requested new full-time public works position, and increase police hours by four starting next July. The effort was reached after lots of budget discussion, including from a budget work session. BUDGET Mayor Jillian Hendrickson and councilors Rob Olson, [...]

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Corcoran council SEPT. 25 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116. Classic car show SEPT. 25 — The Albertville Lions will also be sponsoring a Classic Car Show Sept. 25 at the Albertville Farmers Market on Main Avenue just south of city [...]

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