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Retirement reception set for Nov. 24  When a police chief or public safety director retires, he doesn’t get to leave quietly. The Corcoran community is throwing a farewell reception for Public Safety Director Sean Gormley from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Corcoran City Hall, 8200 County Road 116. The public is invited to come […]

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Anoka-Hennepin School Board member Dr. Scott Wenzel died unexpectedly at his home Nov. 8. He was 56 years old. Wenzel had served on the School Board since January 1996 – more than 18 years. He represented families – the sons and daughters of his neighbors – and community members in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Fridley and […]

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The Rockford Area School Board, District 883, discussed a number of items at their October meeting, such as taking a vote to join the Wright County Conference, hearing information about the guided reader training for staff at the elementary school, and the PrepMe program for high school students. wright county conference Prior to this October […]

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Dominium, a developer and manager of affordable townhomes, has passed a first step in getting approval from the Medina City Council for a project proposed for the area behind the Medina Entertainment Center at 510 Clydesdale Trail. The council, on Tuesday, Oct. 7, directed city staff to draft an approval resolution for a Mixed Use […]

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Haunted Acres is returning to Corcoran Lions Park, at county roads 101 and 10, for five days of scary experiences on Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31. This year’s event is a joint effort of the Hamel and Corcoran Lions as well as the Corcoran Jaycees. The gates open at 7 p.m. on all […]

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Visitors to Medina Celebration Day packed a lot of fun into the hour before rain arrived on Saturday, Sept. 20.  When the storm hit, visitors piled inside the Hamel Community building for free popcorn and face painting. Fireworks went off as planned. (Photos by Susan Van Cleaf)  

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Rockford City Council focused its meeting on the high water and wastewater rates, which residents had expressed concern about during a town hall meeting two weeks ago. The council discussed different options they could choose from that would make residents happy and to also lower the deficit in […]

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