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Senior housing meeting SEPT. 11 — Albertville Guardian Angels – Engel Haus information meeting is Thursday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m., at Albertville City Hall, 5959 Main Ave. Floor plans, décor, construction updates and much more. Apartment reservations will be taken. Come get the latest details and enjoy some kaffee and kuchen! Refreshments will be [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer In 2003, then-Wright County Sheriff Gary Miller estimated that 80 percent of the prisoners in the Wright County Jail were there because of methamphetamine. From manufacturers to sellers to users to those who committed crimes to help support their habit, it was a drug that was gaining a stronghold in [...]

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The 29th annual Coats for Kids collection drive begins Sept. 15. Pilgrim Cleaners sponsors the annual project, accepting new and gently used coats, then cleaning them and distributing to various local charities to help families in need stay warm this winter. Pilgrim Cleaners has set a goal of 10,000 coats. Coats will be collected until [...]

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by Doug Birk STMA School Board Chairperson   This election season the STMA School Board is asking for your help. We need you to ask anyone who is running for state office: Why does the state legislature year after year refuse to correct the state funding formula that creates vast differences in state school funding [...]

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By John Holler Contributing Writer   When you have as many employees as Wright County has, mileage on personal vehicles can be a costly concern. With a reimbursement rate of 50 cents a mile, some line items in budgets can be quite significant. At the meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, the concept [...]

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The Wright County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, Aug. 26, received a report of a missing person. Family reported that Christopher Michael Rossing, 25, has not been seen or heard from since Friday afternoon, Aug. 22.  It is believed that Rossing left work in Maple Plain Friday afternoon at approximately 5 p.m. and was expected to meet [...]

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The St. Michael City Council reviewed a revised budget with less revenue and expenses, but maintaining a 3.92 percent levy increase. The council also rejected the lone bid for street repairs, and heard of interest in the last lot at the St. Michael Industrial Park.   BUDGET Mayor Jerry Zachman and the council were provided [...]

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Rocket science isn’t required to be a chamber of commerce president. But if it were, the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce has found just the candidate, because new president Donna J. (DJ) Hartley counts physics among her hobbies. “I like to study physics … string theory, the Higgs boson … I like to learn all [...]

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