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The Hanover City Council approved a purchase agreement that sets the way for construction of the city’s first senior living facility. The council also heard an update about the outdated septic ordinance, and took action on other issues. GREENHOUSE Mayor Chris Kauffman and councilors Wendy Pinor, John Vajda, Doug Hammerseng and Ken Warpula unanimously approved […]

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The proposed Hanover 2015 tax levy is approximately a $40,000 increase from 2014, although staff notes the tax rate for the city is expected to decrease. The annual Truth in Taxation meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. The 2015 levy proposed at $1,308,954. Increases to the budget come largely from contract prices for […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer When it comes to changing county policies, the Wright County Board has a tendency to be deliberate in its actions. At the meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, the board was asked to approve significant revisions to the county’s drug and alcohol workplace testing policy, one commissioner cried […]

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Thanksgiving dinner NOV. 27 — A free turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be available at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90 at 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving Day). To make a reservation, call Independence City Hall, 763-479-0527. A group of volunteers will serve dinner to people who don’t want to cook […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Nov. 11, there wasn’t a Wright County Board meeting because the county courthouse was closed in observance of Veteran’s Day. However, it wasn’t a observance that was done simply for others. Wright County has sent its share of young men and women overseas to fight wars for generations […]

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Fall Craft Show NOV. 22 — St. Michael-Albertville Women of Today Fall Craft Show is Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West, 11343 – 50th Street NE, Albertville. Overflow parking/shuttle from Albertville Primary School. NEW and returning crafters. Concessions available. Drop off location for Caring for Kids, […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer Wright County isn’t capable of passing laws, but when it wants to have a jurisdictional authority over issues within the county, it passes an ordinance to give to have authority over a specific issue. There problem is that too many of the ordinances aren’t uniformly enforced because they are often […]

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Pancake breakfast NOV. 15 — A pancake breakfast benefiting the Buffalo High School boys swim and dive team is Saturday, Nov. 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the River Inn, 11220 River Road NE, Hanover. Cost is $8 (ages 2 and under free). Menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and beverage. Sponsored by the […]

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