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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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The Wright County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, Aug. 26, received a report of a missing person. Family reported that Christopher Michael Rossing, 25, has not been seen or heard from since Friday afternoon, Aug. 22.  It is believed that Rossing left work in Maple Plain Friday afternoon at approximately 5 p.m. and was expected to meet [...]

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Rocket science isn’t required to be a chamber of commerce president. But if it were, the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce has found just the candidate, because new president Donna J. (DJ) Hartley counts physics among her hobbies. “I like to study physics … string theory, the Higgs boson … I like to learn all [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer   Several county department heads often wear several hats as part of their responsibilities, but few have two very different aspects of their job, much less in their job title. At the meeting of the Wright County Board, the commissioners discussed the process that would be used to hire a [...]

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The Hanover City Council is comfortable with a 3 percent levy increase, the first in seven years, to help fund the city’s pavement management plan. The council also approved rejecting the single bid received for the Hennepin County Rd. 19 trail project, meaning the project is shelved until next spring.   LEVY At the council’s [...]

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Using an application and interview process, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board selected Stan Vander Kooi to replace outgoing board member Dean Perry. Perry announced in June his decision to step-down from the board stating that he wasn’t able to dedicate as much time as he felt was needed to serve on the board. Vander Kooi has [...]

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