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Donate to Coats for Kids drive through Oct. 10 When living through Minnesota winters – the most recent garnering a “Misery Index” that marked the worst season in more than 30 years – it is hard to imagine being without the proper clothing, especially when frostbite in a matter of minutes is a threat. It [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking recommendations for road and bridge projects that will be funded by Corridors of Commerce funding, according to MnDOT officials. St. Michael City Administrator Steve Bot had this recommendation to help the city realize more I-94 road funding: “We need your help in having our collective voices heard by [...]

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Midwest Rubs L.L.C. and Sadie’s Coffee in St. Michael are hosting the second annual Smoke N’ Wright BBQ Contest raising money for the St. Michael Volunteer Fire Department Saturday, Sept. 20, from early morning until 7:30 p.m. in the St. Michael Colonial Mall parking lot. This is becoming a good sized event. Last year they [...]

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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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