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Filing for election begins Tuesday, July 29 and ends Tuesday, Aug. 12. Candidates that have filed may withdraw up until Thursday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 [...]

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The Dist. 877 Buffalo School Board expects to make a decision at its Aug. 11 meeting regarding a potential bond election for this November. At its recent board meeting, the board heard another update from Finance and Operations Director Gary Kawlewski and Buildings and Grounds Director John Heltunen about facility needs around the district and [...]

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City wants to be more proactive in addressing nuisance enforcement The Hanover City Council and staff discussed what the city can do to combat increased zoning enforcement issues. One of those issues is uncut grass growing wildly on vacated lots. “We get a lot of grass complaints,” city administrator Annita Smythe later said. “We have to [...]

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Stacy Braun now sober since 2008 DWI arrest Nov. 11, 2008, marked a dark day for Stacy Braun. A cop and member of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Braun was pulled over in Otsego near his home. He had been drinking and was subsequently arrested for DWI. Five years later, Braun, a candidate for Wright [...]

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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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