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The Minnesota Department of Education recently released results from the 2014 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA-III). When compared to 2013, scores across the state are slightly higher in all subjects (mathematics, reading and science). Buffalo Dist. 877 students continued to score above state averages at most grades and subjects. Math Results The MCA-III math test is [...]

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Legion garage sale SEPT. 18 THROUGH 20 — St. Michael Legion and Auxiliary will be hosting a garage sale at the Colonial Mall St. Michael Thursday, Sept. 18, 8 am to 6 pm, Friday, Sept. 19 8 am to 6 pm, and Saturday, Sept 20, 8 am to noon. The sale will be at Colonial [...]

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Senior housing meeting SEPT. 11 — Albertville Guardian Angels – Engel Haus information meeting is Thursday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m., at Albertville City Hall, 5959 Main Ave. Floor plans, décor, construction updates and much more. Apartment reservations will be taken. Come get the latest details and enjoy some kaffee and kuchen! Refreshments will be [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer In 2003, then-Wright County Sheriff Gary Miller estimated that 80 percent of the prisoners in the Wright County Jail were there because of methamphetamine. From manufacturers to sellers to users to those who committed crimes to help support their habit, it was a drug that was gaining a stronghold in [...]

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The Hanover Planning Commission has recommended to the city council that it not allow chickens on lots under 3.5 acres. The council also heard an easement update regarding the Greenhouse senior living project, and approved the preliminary budget and levy. CHICKENS The planning commission has twice reviewed a request to expand the ordinance allowing chickens. [...]

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The 29th annual Coats for Kids collection drive begins Sept. 15. Pilgrim Cleaners sponsors the annual project, accepting new and gently used coats, then cleaning them and distributing to various local charities to help families in need stay warm this winter. Pilgrim Cleaners has set a goal of 10,000 coats. Coats will be collected until [...]

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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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By John Holler Contributing Writer   When you have as many employees as Wright County has, mileage on personal vehicles can be a costly concern. With a reimbursement rate of 50 cents a mile, some line items in budgets can be quite significant. At the meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, the concept [...]

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