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In Rockford’s Riverside Park, on a Saturday morning, several doves were released by area residents and family members of Stephanie Triplett. The event was arranged by Kris Abrahamson, a longtime Rockford resident and school board member who recently fought cancer alongside her friend, Triplett, who had also been diagnosed. They actually came up with the [...]

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Rockford Streets Supervisor John Quirk, at the Rockford City Council’s May 27 meeting, presented the council with a repair and an improvement project along with bids for the work. Quirk explained that harsh winter weather had resulted in damage to Walnut Street at the Boulder Ridge intersection. Specifically, the intersection has lost its crown and [...]

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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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