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Daleiden announces re-election bid By John Holler Contributing Writer   When it has come to how Wright County participates in road projects within cities in which curb and gutter improvements are made, the plan has been pretty simple: if the curbs and gutters in question are part of a city’s sewer system, the city pays [...]

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Maybe best known around the community for her decade of service (so far) with the Rockford Area Schools Board of Education, Kris Abrahamson has been an active member of the community, and volunteer, much longer. If you spend time in Rockford, you will likely cross paths with Abrahamson. She, as often as not, is on [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer   Just when it appeared that the four-month transit malaise in Wright County was over, the volatile partnership between the Wright County Board of Commissioners and Trailblazer Transit of Glencoe was severed unexpectedly by the Trailblazer board of directors. In a letter dated April 28, the Wright County Board acknowledged [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer   May 3 became a day of mourning for many Minnesotans when they learned of the death of long-time U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, of Chisholm, who had served for families in the state’s Iron Range and elsewhere in the 8th District from 1975 to 2010. Though surviving members of Oberstar’s [...]

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Corcoran council MAY 8 — Corcoran City Council will meet will next meet Thursday, May 8, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116. Corcoran Public Works  Facility Open House MAY 8 — The city of Corcoran is hosting an open house at its new Public Works Facility located at 9100 County [...]

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Around 50 youth in grades K-6 came to Rockford’s new track and field facility Saturday, April 27, learning how to jump, run and hurdle. They had races in the 100- and 200-meter dashes and competed in a relay where they had to roll a watermelon across the football field. All winners received a Rockee doll [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   Rockford acted like it could not wait to get back on track at the Maple Lake Lions Co-Ed Invitational last week after having all track and field action washed out the week prior. Coach Chad Robran said it was the best Rockford track performance in several years as [...]

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Rocket golfers brave weather BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   Rockford took full advantage of playing baseball with a full roster finally in defeating Eden Valley-Watkins 4-0 and 17-5 Friday. After opening the season with two close defeats when missing some key players, the Rockets had the entire next week of play washed out. [...]

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