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By John Holler Contributing Writer It wasn’t discussed for long, which is a rarity for the Wright County Board of Commissioners, but the county board made arguably the biggest decision of the year when it approved its 2015 draft budget and certified levy at the board meeting. For the first time in years, both the [...]

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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 Last summer during heaving rain periods in June and July, lake levels in Wright County became dangerously high, resulting in yard flooding and erosion along the shoreline. The Wright County Board of Commissioners was asked by several lake associations to impose emergency no-wake/slow-wake zone, which would require any motorized vessel [...]

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Wright County has a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED. The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire county at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute. CodeRED employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable [...]

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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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The Hanover City Council secured an easement with the Bridges of Hanover residential area that will assist the city’s effort to locate senior housing nearby. The council also discussed improving the community garden and took action on other issues. SENIOR HOUSING The city has an agreement with the Bridges to get a vehicle easement across [...]

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Corcoran council SEPT. 25 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116. Classic car show SEPT. 25 — The Albertville Lions will also be sponsoring a Classic Car Show Sept. 25 at the Albertville Farmers Market on Main Avenue just south of city [...]

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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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