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For the second year, the Rockford Ambassadors threw a “Not-So-Spooky Halloween Party” for kids ages two and up last weekend, complete with activities such as decorating pumpkins, a cake walk, a pumpkin bean bag toss, and making Oreo cookie spiders. The kids arrived dressed in their Halloween costumes and ready to have some fun. The […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer When it comes to finding government grants for local projects, any resource that can be used by a county to help fund the projects is a plus. At the Oct. 21 meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, Wright County Economic Development Partnership Director Duane Northagen came before the […]

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Snow Season Parking NOV. 1 THROUGH APRIL 1 — Snow Season Parking starts Nov. 1 until April 1. During this time it shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle on or within six feet of the roadway between the hours of 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. and any time after there has […]

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With General Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 4, Wright County voters are set to weigh in on a variety of races, including school board, city, county, judicial, state and federal offices. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various locations. To find your polling location, a list of candidates that will appear on […]

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Halloween Bingo OCT. 30 — Halloween Bingo is Thursday, Oct. 30 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Rogers Community Center, 21201 Memorial Drive. Join for a night of fun and games and music. The RHS Band Boosters are hosting Halloween Bingo for Band. Bingo games with cash prizes, family-friendly costume contest, bake sale and best […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer For several years, Wright County has been involved with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s “Toward Zero Deaths” campaign (formerly known as “Safe and Sober”). While the name has changed, there is a new emphasis being added to the program – the dangers of texting and driving. At the Oct. […]

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Preschool Storytimes NOW THROUGH OCT. 29 – The Rockford Public Library is offering Preschool Storytimes from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays through Oct. Preschoolers are invited to enjoy crafts, activities, stories, and songs. No registration is required. Corcoran council OCT. 23 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. […]

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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers As the West African Ebola outbreak intensifies, public health officials here in Minnesota are ramping up efforts to ensure that such an epidemic never occurs in the state and beyond. After news broke that Liberian national Thomas Duncan was the first confirmed diagnosed case of the deadly virus in […]

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