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By Rachel Finkbeiner Elk River Star News When it comes to Rogers and St. Michael-Albertville and football, the win always goes down to the wire. This time the final minutes were not in the Royals’ favor as STMA ended their seven-game win streak 22-21 in a conference championship game Wednesday evening. “Every single game seems [...]

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State Senator Mary Kiffmeyer (R-Big Lake) announced Wednesday, Oct. 8, that $1.4 million in funding will be allocated for the I-94 expansion project from St. Michael to Albertville. The funding was announced as part of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Corridors of Commerce program. “I am thrilled we were able to secure funding for the [...]

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Motorists may encounter delays as westbound Interstate 94 east of Hwy. 101 in Rogers is reduced to two lanes during non-peak hours beginning at 5 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1. The closures will continue for approximately two weeks while crews extend the deceleration lane from westbound I-94 to Hwy. 101 in Rogers. Intermittent non-peak lane closures [...]

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On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 12, police officers responded to the Americana Community Bank in Maple Grove for a report of a robbery in progress, not long after another robbery up the road in Albertville. According to the criminal complaint, when officers arrived they met with bank employees who informed them that around 1:20 [...]

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  A man involved in an Albertville standoff has been found dead of an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound, the Wright County Sheriff’s office is reporting. The sheriff’s office said that on Sunday, Aug. 17, at approximately 1:30 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatch center received a call requesting that officers check the welfare of a [...]

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Motorists may encounter slow traffic and delays as lane and shoulder closures occur on both directions of Interstate 94 between Hwy. 241 in St. Michael and Hwy. 101 in Rogers Monday, July 28. Both directions of I-94 will be intermittently reduced to a single lane during non-rush hours, while shoulder closures will occur during daytime [...]

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On July 25, at about 9:55 a.m. the Maple Grove Police Department responded to the CVS Pharmacy located at 6300 Wedgewood Drive North for a report of a robbery. CVS employees advised police that a male entered the pharmacy and produced a note announcing the robbery. The employees complied and gave the suspect an undisclosed amount [...]

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A Monticello man has died and one other was injured after a two-car crash Monday, July 14, at Hwy. 241 and ODay Avenue in St. Michael. Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim as David Larson, 70. The crash occurred at 6:27 a.m. The State Patrol said vehicle one, a 2001 Ford pickup driven by Bruce [...]

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