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Mother/son dance FEB. 7 — Family Youth Community Connections is hosting a Mother/Son Dance Friday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the St. Michael City Center. Cost is $15 per family, refreshments will be provided. A professional photographer will also be on hand for pictures for an additional fee. Registration deadline is Jan. [...]

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Borrell: MnDOT a ‘bully, dictator’ by John Holler Contributing Writer   For those who use the River Rider transit program in Wright County, many of them are dependent on the program to get from one place to another. While the program is open to everyone, the majority of the 70,000 riders in 2013 were the [...]

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The governor, legislators and Minnesota citizens all received good news in December. Minnesota Management and Budget, formerly known as the State Finance Department, in its most recent economic forecast projected an improvement in the state’s economic position of more than a billion dollars for the current two-year budget cycle. When the Legislature comes back into [...]

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By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS   Minnesota newspapers and their websites are valued for their readership and advertising results, according to a survey hot off the press. Results of a survey, conducted by Scarborough researchers for the Minnesota Newspaper Association, show that in almost every category of news and buying decisions, newspapers and their websites [...]

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Officials share progress reports at State of Cities By Sue Webber Contributing Writer   Collaboration and partnerships were the themes for 2013 in the 10 cities comprising the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce. Officials from the cities and area business leaders were on hand for the 2014 State of the Cities luncheon Jan. 28 at [...]

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Lions ice fishing contest FEB. 1 — Mark calendars and plan to come wet some lines at the 16th annual St. Michael Lions Club ice fishing contest. This family friendly contest takes place on Beebe Lake just out from the public access Saturday, Feb. 1, from noon to 3 p.m. and will be loaded with [...]

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Staff proposes adding voter precincts for elections The building department official reported to the Albertville City Council that the city quadrupled its total building permit valuation in just one year. The council also heard a proposal to include voter precincts in the city.   BUILDING St. Michael Building Official Paul Heins, who is contracted for [...]

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The past four months of my life have been the most exciting, tiring, happy, stressful and fulfilling. My husband and I welcomed our beautiful daughter, Arabella, on Sept. 25, 2013. After 13 hours of labor I was holding my daughter in my arms in the delivery room. I looked down and saw a little tiny [...]

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