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By John Holler Contributing Writer Last summer during heaving rain periods in June and July, lake levels in Wright County became dangerously high, resulting in yard flooding and erosion along the shoreline. The Wright County Board of Commissioners was asked by several lake associations to impose emergency no-wake/slow-wake zone, which would require any motorized vessel [...]

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Wright County has a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED. The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire county at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute. CodeRED employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable [...]

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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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Motorists may encounter delays as westbound Interstate 94 east of Hwy. 101 in Rogers is reduced to two lanes during non-peak hours beginning at 5 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1. The closures will continue for approximately two weeks while crews extend the deceleration lane from westbound I-94 to Hwy. 101 in Rogers. Intermittent non-peak lane closures [...]

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The St. Michael City Council recently hosted a work session to review Riverside Church’s zoning request to move into the former Cinemagic movie theater site. City administrator Steve Bot said it was the council’s “first blush at laying out the options” for handling the church’s request. “We believe the zoning is right,” he said. “There [...]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board heard that student enrollment jumped at least three times higher than expected, largely due to open enrollment. The board also approved Minnesota School Board Association assembly resolutions related to student funding equity, and took action on other issues. ENROLLMENT In its annual enrollment report, staff noted that there are 160 [...]

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Motorists in Rogers and St. Michael may encounter slow traffic and delays as both directions of Interstate 94 between Hwy. 241 and Hwy. 101 are reduced to a single lane during non-rush hours through November. The closures are needed as crews widen bridges, construct temporary crossover lanes and conduct other preparatory work as part of [...]

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