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By John Holler Contributing Writer To many, prisoners housed in the Wright County Jail are viewed as criminals paying their debt to society. However, they are also a key component of getting county, city and township projects completed at low cost to county taxpayers. At the meeting of the Wright Co...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer At a time when the world is going more paperless all the time in terms of how people get and retain information, it would seem like libraries could be on their way to becoming a thing of the past. However, that doesn’t appear to be the case in Wright County, [......Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer Under ordinary circumstances, the Wright County Board of Commissioners isn’t very fond of spending money for outside contractors to do work for the county. But, when it comes to the caretaker agreements for county parks with Green View Inc., it’s a very differe...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer Every generation has dealt with the scourge of the spreading of drugs among our youth. From marijuana to LSD to cocaine to prescription drugs to methamphetamine, there has always been a new drug that has taken over the youth culture. At the Jan. 13 meeting of the W...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer As an annual rite of passage, the first Wright County Board meeting of every calendar year is opened by Auditor/Treasurer Bob Hiivala. Under state law, there is no county board chairman until a preliminary vote has taken place. That ritual was repeated Jan. 6 and t...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer In what is perhaps the most important single decision of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, at the Jan. 6 meeting of the board, the commissioners handed out committee assignments for 2015. While the general public typically only sees the commissioners at the...Read More
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Daleiden: ‘I just don’t feel right’ By John Holler Contributing Writer As is tradition at the final meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, salaries for the elected officials of the county are set for the following year. While most of them went quickly, because they had already be...Read More
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