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By John Holler Contributing Writer Soon the Wright County Board of Commissioners will be asked to approve an amendment to the county’s zoning ordinance that will deal with solar farms — agricultural areas that will be installed with energy producing solar panels. At the meeting of the board, the...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer When the U.S economy hit the skids in the latter portion of the last decade, everyone was forced to tighten their belts, including local governments. In order to avoid layoffs, Wright County took the approach to spend money only as needed, not necessarily as budget...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer As the Wright County Board of Commissioners opened its April 21 meeting, the audience section of the county boardroom was filled. It wasn’t a group of citizens in for a public hearing. It was a collection of high school juniors as part of the annual Boy/Girl Coun...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer For the last several years, it has been no secret the owners of Advanced Disposal Systems Rolling Hills Landfill had plans to expand their landfill — the only operating landfill in Wright County. But, at the recent meeting of the Wright County Board of Commission...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer With the amount of lakes and rivers in Minnesota, several counties have implemented watershed districts in order to protect the quality of local waterways. In the process, a hodgepodge of individual watersheds have proliferated the state, with little similarity bet...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer Wright County has a long history of turning money back from its annual budgets, as the county board and department heads close out at calendar year with their respective budgets. At the meeting of the Wright County Board, that trend continued. Auditor-Treasurer Bob...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer Many of the men and women that served in the Armed Forces have found it difficult at times to make their scheduled doctor appointments at Veterans Administration Hospitals. At the meeting of the Wright County Board, that problem took a big step toward being resolve...Read More
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