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Joint powers agreement details, future partnership are key issues by Tim Hennagir MONTICELLO TIMES   The wheels on Wright County’s continuing public transportation discussion went round and round for almost three hours June 30. City council representatives met jointly at St. Michael City Hall to learn more about Trailblazer Transit’s recently initiated bus service and [...]

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Jeffrey Hage Times Editor   Shortly before 11 p.m. Jan. 15, 2014, a fiery explosion ripped through the Coin-Tainer Co.’s block-long manufacturing facility in Milaca. As fire lit the January night sky, firefighters from four departments as close as Milaca and as far away as Onamia (22 miles north of Milaca) left the warm confines [...]

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No wake zone for Beebe Lake The St. Michael City Council made it clear: don’t open western St. Michael for large lot development … yet. The council also heard an update about Beebe Lake high water levels, and took action on other issues.   LARGE LOTS Staff noted that the July planning commission meeting was [...]

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Community market NOW THROUGH OCT. 17 – A community market will be open on Fridays between 3 and 7 p.m. at the Rockford Mall parking lot (inside in bad weather) through Oct. 17. Look for fresh farm produce, local products like honey and syrup, crafts, jewelry and a wide assortment of items. The fee for [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   The groundbreaking on the much anticipated Interstate 94 expansion took place Monday, June 30, in St. Michael. The project will add a lane to the freeway between Hwy. 101 in Rogers and Hwy. 241 in St. Michael. Area government officials as well as state officials were in attendance and [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   St. Michael Middle School East students will have a new assistant principal come fall. After five years in STMA, former assistant principal Ben Bakeberg recently accepted a job at Heritage Christian Academy in Maple Grove. Replacing Bakeberg is Chad Libby, a Hanover resident who spent 12 years in the [...]

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‘Still among lowest in conference’ Faced with potential budget deficits over the next three years, the St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved raising activity fees. The board also discussed a parent’s request to allow youth group activity use on Wednesdays after 6 p.m., and approved the preliminary 2014/15 budget.   ACTIVITY FEES An activity fee committee [...]

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