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Borrell: ‘There isn’t much more we can do’ By John Holler Contributing Writer   For the last five months, Wright County has been at the center of a transit debate that has seemingly had no end — even when discussions have broken down. It began late last year when Sherburne County inform...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer   Just when it appeared that the four-month transit malaise in Wright County was over, the volatile partnership between the Wright County Board of Commissioners and Trailblazer Transit of Glencoe was severed unexpectedly by the Trailblazer board of directors. ...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer   Few issues among the members of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, four of whom started their job in January 2013, have been more divisive than the questions surrounding the end of the River Rider transit program. Hours have been spent during public b...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer   What started as an unprecedented experiment to achieve county board unanimity turned into a free for all at the April 15 meeting of the Wright County Board, as discussion concerning Wright County’s inclusion in the Trailblazer transit system took an unexpe...Read More
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Borrell: ‘We can’t give blanket approval to this’ By John Holler Contributing Writer   It is a foregone conclusion that, when July 1 comes, Wright County’s River Rider program, which supplies affordable transportation for citizens without their own mode of transport, will be absorbed in...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer Every year, Wright County Medical Examiner Dr. A. Quinn Strobl presents her annual report to the Wright County Board of Commissioners. The purpose of the report is to have a historical record of the numbers of deaths in the county, as well as the manner of death. A...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer While the county commissioners, county attorney and sheriff are the names and faces most people associate with Wright County, there are hundreds of other employees who complete the day-to-day operations of running the county. At the March 4 meeting of the Wright Co...Read More
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