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2nd clue in Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt   The first-ever Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt has officially begun. The medallion hunt will run for four consecutive weeks, from July 24 to Aug. 14, or until the medallion is found. Premier Bank in Osseo is sponsoring the hunt and offering a $250 cash prize for [...]

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Rockford will crown its new senior ambassadors at a 3 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 10, the last day of this year’s three-day Rockford River Days celebration. This year’s ambassador candidates are Cassandra Adams-Reyna, Madison Dramen, Emily Eberspacher, Annika Jensen and Monica Orth. The Rockford River Days Ambassador Program is a nonprofit scholarship program put [...]

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How often does someone get to pretend he or she is a hamster and walk across the water in a hamster ball? Or how about indulging in lumberjack fantasies while watching a log rolling competition? These, a carnival, live bands, horses, a talent contest and much more are coming to the Wright County Fair, Wednesday, [...]

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Heavy traffic and rapid population growth in northeast Medina again dominated discussions at the Tuesday, July 15, Medina City Council meeting, and the council took steps toward addressing both issues. The council also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights. STAGING OF POPULATION GROWTH City Councilors directed Medina’s planning staff to go ahead [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN It was an improbable run for the Wright County Soccer club’s U12 C3 girls soccer team that went from the bottom position in the West District last summer to be league champion this season. The rise to the top included qualifying for the state tournament being played this week. The state title [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Not making it to the state youth soccer tournament did not define the seasons for the Wright County Soccer club’s U11 boys and U16 girls C2 teams. Both teams only had one loss during the season, which happened to come in the first round of the single elimination playoffs. Because of the [...]

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No one was injured in a minivan fire that sparked around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, on southbound Highway 169, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The fire held up commuter traffic for a few miles, and the scene cleared out about 9 a.m., according to Lt. Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol. The [...]

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Organizers of this year’s Hamel Rodeo said the four-day competition, July 10-13, would go on rain or shine. And they meant it. Professional cowboys and cowgirls competed in both sun and rain, with clouds dumping rain on Family Day events on Saturday. Volunteers from Hamel community groups put on the rodeo each year at Corcoran [...]

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