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By John Holler Contributing Writer   The job of law enforcement isn’t easy. When a citizen contacts the Wright County Sheriff’s Department, he or she is often in an emergency situation. While the response times of law enforcement is a quick as humanly possible, at times it is up to quick-thinking Samaritans to save the [...]

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VFW burger, steak fry nights JUNE 6 – 28 — The Heinzen-Ditter Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will offer burger and steak fry nights to the public at the VFW clubhouse on Hamel Road at Brockton Lane (on the Hamel/ Plymouth border). Diners can eat in or take out from 5 to 7 p.m. Burger [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer   The issue of transit in Wright County has turned into its own version of “The Neverending Story,” as the future of transit in the county seemingly changes on a weekly or even a daily basis. At the most recent meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, there was [...]

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WOW Wellness on Wheels  MAY 29 — On Thursday, May 29, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the BankWest parking (the northwest corner of Highway 55 and Main St.) the WOW  Van will be in open to area residents. Call 763-682-7717 for more information The WOW Van is a mobile health resource that provides families [...]

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Borrell: ‘There isn’t much more we can do’ By John Holler Contributing Writer   For the last five months, Wright County has been at the center of a transit debate that has seemingly had no end — even when discussions have broken down. It began late last year when Sherburne County informed Wright County that [...]

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Corcoran council MAY 22 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116. Our Father’s Rummage Sale MAY 22 through 24 — Our Father’s Lutheran Church in Rockford will host its annual rummage sale from Thursday, May 22 to Saturday, May 24. Sales times [...]

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Brainerd Lakes area flourishes with year round recreation BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   When searching for a local angle at last weekend’s Governor’s Fishing Opener media event in the Brainerd Lakes Area, I lured myself into the coverage. It was said a big reason why families take vacations is the memories last a [...]

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A new open-air market, with a variety of wares, will open Friday, May 16, from 3-7 p.m. in the Rockford Mall parking lot. This is a new market on Highway 55 (on the north side of the highway) that can be easily accessed by those going home, those heading out of town, or anyone looking [...]

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