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Sixty or 61 years? Either way it has been a long standing business built on hard work and a commitment to customers and the community. Don’s Auto Service and Repair (Don’s), founded by Donald and Janet Berning, is believed to be Albertville’s longest standing family run business. Don, a lifelong Albertville resident, began work as [...]

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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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By John Holler Contributing Writer   The job of law enforcement isn’t easy. When a citizen contacts the Wright County Sheriff’s Department, he or she is often in an emergency situation. While the response times of law enforcement is a quick as humanly possible, at times it is up to quick-thinking Samaritans to save the [...]

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VFW burger, steak fry nights JUNE 6 – 28 — The Heinzen-Ditter Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will offer burger and steak fry nights to the public at the VFW clubhouse on Hamel Road at Brockton Lane (on the Hamel/ Plymouth border). Diners can eat in or take out from 5 to 7 p.m. Burger [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer   The issue of transit in Wright County has turned into its own version of “The Neverending Story,” as the future of transit in the county seemingly changes on a weekly or even a daily basis. At the most recent meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, there was [...]

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The Albertville City Council discussed a proposed Joint Powers agreement with neighboring cities that would negotiate for continued transit, in light of River Rider’s service ending July 1. Wright County has reached a negotiations impasse with the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s favored transit provider for the county, Trail Blazer of Glencoe. With the present provider, [...]

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WOW Wellness on Wheels  MAY 29 — On Thursday, May 29, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the BankWest parking (the northwest corner of Highway 55 and Main St.) the WOW  Van will be in open to area residents. Call 763-682-7717 for more information The WOW Van is a mobile health resource that provides families [...]

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St. Michael-Albertville High School recently hosted the annual Academic and Leadership Awards. The 2014 Students of the Year include: ninth grade, Lizzy Heil; 10th grade, Mitch McKee; 11th grade, Maddie Jesser; and 12th grade, Brian Sukalski. National Level Award recipients include Momilani O’Sullivan, Health Occupations Students of America Leadership Conference 1st place in Medical Reading [...]

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