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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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Corcoran council AUG. 28 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116. Albertville City Council SEPT. 2 — Albertville City Council meets Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 5959 Main Ave. STMA board SEPT. 2 — St. Michael-Albertville School Board [...]

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Country Days AUG. 15-16 — Don’t miss Corcoran Country Days Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15 and 16, back for 2014 Bigfoot monster truck car crash demonstration during the free family day. Kids can build a birdfeeder, play on inflatable’s, plus there’s food games pony rides trout fishing pond and more Saturday 11 to 5 bands [...]

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Filing by candidates for the November General Election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. 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 a.m. and 8 p.m. As of the Tuesday deadline time, the following candidates had [...]

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All Minnesota registered voters can vote in the Tuesday, Aug. 12, state primary. Voting hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. After four terms Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is not running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Two Republican candidates hope to get a shot at the 6th Congressional District seat in the [...]

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By U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and John Hoeven   Whether it is sending a text, reading an email, or changing stations on the radio, it only takes a moment of distraction to cause a tragedy. In fact, research shows if a driver takes their eyes off the road for just 5 seconds at 55 mph [...]

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After concussions, memory loss, football player becomes advocate for safety By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS   Ben Utecht, who excelled for the University of Minnesota and two National Football League teams, is battling a new opponent: the effects of five major documented concussions. At the age of 33, he is experiencing some pockets of memory [...]

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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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