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By John Holler Contributing Writer   When all five county commissioner seats were up for grabs two years ago, the election process had a fever pitch in Wright County with contest elections changing the landscape of county government. Two years later? Not so much. Of the county positions up for election this year — sheriff, [...]

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Wizard of Oz JULY 18 — The 4 Community Theatre presents the Wizard of Oz on July 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. at Orono High School (795 Crystal Bay Rd., Long Lake), and at 2 p.m. on July 20 and 27. Tickets can be purchased in advance at 952-449-8302 or through www.4communitytheatre.org. [...]

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The Hanover City Council unanimously approved the Wright County cities Joint Powers Agreement for transit services. The Minnesota Department of Transportation selected Trailblazer Transit as the preferred provider for Wright County in light of the River Rider service having ended. Negotiations between Trailblazer and the county board broke down in May, and the cities thus [...]

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In highlighting the 2014-15 General Budget, Buffalo Dist. 877 staff said the district would spend down the fund balance to restore programming and help reduce class sizes. The board also reviewed the superintendent’s evaluation and took action on other issues.   2014-15 General Budget  The 2014-15 budget represents a financial operating plan for the school [...]

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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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Joint powers agreement details, future partnership are key issues by Tim Hennagir MONTICELLO TIMES   The wheels on Wright County’s continuing public transportation discussion went round and round for almost three hours June 30. City council representatives met jointly at St. Michael City Hall to learn more about Trailblazer Transit’s recently initiated bus service and [...]

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Jeffrey Hage Times Editor   Shortly before 11 p.m. Jan. 15, 2014, a fiery explosion ripped through the Coin-Tainer Co.’s block-long manufacturing facility in Milaca. As fire lit the January night sky, firefighters from four departments as close as Milaca and as far away as Onamia (22 miles north of Milaca) left the warm confines [...]

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