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The St. Michael City Council Tuesday, Nov. 25, unanimously denied Riverside Church’s request to allow the church to operate at the former Cinemagic theater. Community development director Marc Weigle said the church sent a letter that same day, Nov. 25, indicating it would not negotiate conditions sought by the city for approval. “We are withdrawing […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Nov. 11, there wasn’t a Wright County Board meeting because the county courthouse was closed in observance of Veteran’s Day. However, it wasn’t a observance that was done simply for others. Wright County has sent its share of young men and women overseas to fight wars for generations […]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board has accepted longtime member Jeanne Holland’s resignation. Holland indicated that she has moved out of district. That leaves an opening the board will fill, and board chairperson Doug Birk’s name came up, as he narrowly missed reelection Nov. 4, the next closest vote-receiver who was not elected (newcomer Jennifer Peyerl […]

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City, Riverside church agree to extension The St. Michael City Council said it would welcome Riverside Church or any church into the city so long as they meet the current zoning ordinance. The discussion came at the Nov. 10 council meeting where the city and Riverside agreed to extend the church’s request to allow assemblies […]

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Fall Craft Show NOV. 22 — St. Michael-Albertville Women of Today Fall Craft Show is Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West, 11343 – 50th Street NE, Albertville. Overflow parking/shuttle from Albertville Primary School. NEW and returning crafters. Concessions available. Drop off location for Caring for Kids, […]

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A crash on Interstate 94 near Rogers that backed up traffic on Highway 101 for hours killed one person, whose vehicle was pushed into parked construction equipment, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The three-car wreck occurred about 9:15 a.m. on eastbound I-94,  authorities said. Megan Hinchliff, 24, of St. Michael, who was driving a […]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved a legislative platform that focuses on increasing the state’s basic formula to restore school funding. The board also approved a two-year contract for office clerical, paraprofessionals and food service staff. PLATFORM Supt. Jim Behle updated the board about the district’s action on the legislative forum. He said there are […]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer Wright County isn’t capable of passing laws, but when it wants to have a jurisdictional authority over issues within the county, it passes an ordinance to give to have authority over a specific issue. There problem is that too many of the ordinances aren’t uniformly enforced because they are often […]

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