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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board unanimously accepted staff’s recommendation to keep the “no activities” policy in place for Wednesday evenings. The board also approved new student referendum dollars, and heard an equity in education update.   POLICY A community group recently approached the board to request it reconsider the policy that prohibits student activities after [...]

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Filing by candidates for the November General Election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The General Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. As of the Tuesday deadline time, the following candidates had [...]

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All Minnesota registered voters can vote in the Tuesday, Aug. 12, state primary. Voting hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. After four terms Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is not running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Two Republican candidates hope to get a shot at the 6th Congressional District seat in the [...]

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By U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and John Hoeven   Whether it is sending a text, reading an email, or changing stations on the radio, it only takes a moment of distraction to cause a tragedy. In fact, research shows if a driver takes their eyes off the road for just 5 seconds at 55 mph [...]

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After concussions, memory loss, football player becomes advocate for safety By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS   Ben Utecht, who excelled for the University of Minnesota and two National Football League teams, is battling a new opponent: the effects of five major documented concussions. At the age of 33, he is experiencing some pockets of memory [...]

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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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